Ink laboratory

A total solution for high-quality digital printing

Ink Lab © swissQprint

swissQprint digital printers take shape at the company's headquarters and production site in Kriessern, Switzerland. Here is also home to an ink laboratory, set up in 2019. Its job is to make ink and hardware work together optimally and ensure constant ink quality. The result: a total solution for high-quality digital printing.

The swissQprint ink laboratory constantly monitors the quality of inks being shipped. We also exchange notes with suppliers to maintain the continuous improvement of our links and drive forward their development. The lab specialists work with state-of-the-art equipment and systems that enable them to make a thoroughly professional job of:

Determining optimum print settings © swissQprint

Research and development

Determining optimum print settings for new ink sets

Every ink set has its unique physical properties. This necessitates finding the ideal machine settings for each case. A purpose-developed test rig provides very accurate simulation of a swissQprint printer.

inklab © swissQprint

Systemic quality control

Checking each and every production batch

swissQprint users rightly expect a constant and reproducible print result. Individual ink batch quality is part of attaining the objective. To ensure ink performance, we test each production batch for a number of defined properties.

Application test © swissQprint

Application-specific tests

Matching requirements with suitability and behaviour

Certain applications make exceptional demands of a printed product. Which is to say, of the ink and its bonding to the substrate.