Spring’s FLOW multipurpose UV Flexo ink range has been formulated to print on a wide variety of substrates including paper, board, film, and foil. The FLOW ink range is recognized for its improved adhesion and scratch resistant properties compared to standard UV inks.  FLOW inks are formulated to comply with the strictest national safety standards for food packaging including the Swiss Ordinance.  The advanced low viscosity and low odour formulation produces high strength, high quality prints from an easy-to-use and maintenance-free ink. FLOW inks are supplied press-ready and unused ink can be returned and stored for future use.

  • FLOW: the standard, low-migration UV Flexo Ink
  • FLOW RL: provides exceptional light fastness, making it an ideal choice for printed material exposed to prolonged sunlight conditions.

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Key features

  • Exceptional adhesion across a wide range of substrates
  • Respects Pantone standards for both process and basic colors
  • Formulated without ITX, Benzophenone and Bisphenol A
  • Optimal flow characteristics
  • Fast curing and low odor
  • Excellent printability and press stability – low dot gain and good halftone reproduction
  • Excellent scratch and scuff resistance
  • Excellent resistance properties – especially to water, oil, and alcohol
  • Maintenance-free ink – does not require the addition of solvents or refreshers
  • User friendly packaging
Substrate Compatibility*
Thermal ECO+
Thermal Top Coated++
Hot-Stampable/ Over -Printable++
Swiss Ordinance CompliantYes
Nestlé CompliantYes

+++ = excellent

++ = good

+ = acceptable

– = poor

*: always validate new combinations of ink and substrate prior to industrial production



Cleaning solutions

  • NCL-1103 Plate cleaner for water based and UV inks
  • SoftClean Anilox cleaning solution for water based and UV inks and coatings
  • UV-499 Press and parts cleaner for UV inks (attention : can swell photopolymer plates)

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