Orders received by 21.12.22 will be shipped by 21.12.22.
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Test Inks

For testing the surface tension
To determine the cleanliness of surfaces

Test Inks can make statements on the adhesive strength of printing inks, coatings and adhesives on all surfaces such as plastic, metal and glass as well as on the degree of cleanliness in mN/m (dyne/cm).

Test Inks ORGANIC

Test Inks Organic
  • available in a range of 30 to 46 mN/m surface tension
  • available in bottles or in pens
  • arcoweb®
  • ORGANIC test inks are label-free according to the Hazardous Substances Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 (CLP)

Test Inks PINK

Test Inks PINK
  • available in a range of 22 to 60 mN/m surface tension
  • available in bottles or in pens
  • PINK test ink is non-toxic

Test Inks BLUE

Test Inks BLUE
  • Available in a range of 18.4 to 105 mN/m surface tension
  • Available in bottles or in pen form (28 to 72 mN/m).
  • 30 to 72 mN/m according to ISO8296, DIN 53364.
  • toxic from 24 to 57 mN/m

RAPIDTEST 38®

art. no. 40.66100.0

RAPIDTEST 38® Jumbo

RAPIDTEST 38® Jumbo

art. no. 40.66100.4

RAPIDTEST 38® serves to check
if the treatment of polyolefins
has shown an effect onto the material.

  • extremely easy to handle
  • perfect for quick checks on polyolefins
  • no wiping off necessary
  • lasting display of result
  • archiving of the image possible
• not toxic to aquatic organisms
• does not cause eye damage
• not harmful to health

QUICKTEST 38®

QUICKTEST 38

art. no. 40.55100.0

QUICKTEST 38® Jumbo

art. no. 40.55100.4

QUICKTEST 38® serves to check,
if the treatment of polyolefins
has shown an effect onto the material.

  • easy to handle
  • perfect for quick checks on polyolefins
  • no wiping off necessary, lasting display of result
  • good readability due to striking red colour
Produktsortiment

arcotest GmbH

We are manufacturers of test inks since 1976.
We offer a comprehensive overall program of inks, pens and accessories.

Service

Expert advice, guarantee of the given values, reliable and prompt delivery, cooperation with our customers at home and abroad have been our absolute priority for 40 years.

Quality control

For quality assurance, the inks are tested using a state-of-the-art contact angle measuring device, taking temperature and density into account.
Safety data sheets provide information on handling, storage and transport regulations.

Purchase orders

Orders in writing by post, fax, email or contact form .

Shipment during Christmas time

The last day of dispatch is 21.12.2022. All orders received until 21.12.2022 will be shipped on 21.12.2022.


Information on the turn of the year

Between 22.12.2022 and 06.01.2023 we will not dispatch any goods due to company vacations and inventory work. You can continue to order as usual. The orders will then be processed and prepared for shipping from 09.01.2023. You can continue to order as usual. The orders will then be processed
and prepared for shipping from 09.01.2023.

Information about the service between the holidays

We are not available by telephone from 23.12.2022 to 31.12.2022.
You can still send us your inquiries by e – mail. We strive to respond to your request as soon as possible.

Check metal surfaces for cleanliness.

In this application example, is tested with test ink PINK from 10 ml bottles with cotton swabs. Take a new cotton swab after each use.

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Testing of a polyolefin film for 38mN/m

RAPIDTEST 38® serves to check if the treatment of polyolefins (polypropylene, polyethylene, polybutylene) has shown an effect onto the material. A stroke of the pen leaves a full line on thematerial if thematerial’s surface tension has a value of 38mN/m or more. The fluid applied to the surface will dry within seconds, it does not need to be wiped off anymore.

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trade show 2023

26. – 28.09.2023
Stuttgart, Germany