NOVARES is a brand of Rain Carbon Inc.

Novares Portrait

Printing Ink Industry

Aromatic hydrocarbon resins are used in the printing ink industry for the formulation of varnishes. They are used primarily for newspaper and heatset and sheetfed offset inks and in combination with printing ink oils and in toluene gravure inks. NOVARES resins may also be purchased as solutions in the desired medium (e.g., in oils). Please contact us!

Advantages NOVARES resins include:

  • control of viscosity
  • increased solid content
  • increased gloss
  • improved pigment wetting
  • increased pigment adhesion properties 
  • solubilization
  • improved of water and ink balance

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