K-4™ NEWTECH Economy Heatset Base Black

A very large range of pigment dispersions is made by Kerley Ink Above, carbon black is being dispersed in our laboratory. We have what you are looking for...

K-4 NEWTECH base black is a low-viscosity dispersion of 23.3% carbon black in a heatset vehicle. K-4 NEWTECH Base Black is best used for gloss heatset web offset inks in loadings of 65-80% by total formula weight. K-4 NEWTECH responds well to freeflowing hydrocarbon resin gel vehicles with high gloss and print jetness, further rewarding the formulator with  lowest cost to manufacture.

Using high percentages of K-4 NEWTECH base black in heatset ink formulas allows for low cost and excellent print jetness.

Chemical Resistance: 5% HCl: Excellent 5% NaOH: Excellent
Bleed Resistance:
Water: Excellent Ethanol: Excellent Hot Paraffin: Excellent Soap: Excellent Lacquer Solvents: Excellent Linseed Oil: Excellent Diethylene Glycol: Excellent Mineral Spirits: Excellent
Lightfastness: Full Strength: Excellent Tint: Excellent


Pigment type: pigment-grade furnace carbon black (Black 7)

Pigment Content: 23.2%

VOC Content: 34%

Solvent Boiling Range: 435 to 750F

Vehicle type: Heatset Web Offset

Bio/renewablescontent: 7%

Appearance: Soft black paste

Packaging Options:
3.5 Gallon Bucket
3.5 Gallon Bucket

3.5 Gallon Plastic Bucket (net 30 lbs)

15 Gallon Metal Drum
15 Gallon Metal Drum

15 Gallon Steel Drum / Kit (110-135 lbs net)

55 gallon straight side drum
55 gallon straight side drum

55 gallon straight sided steel drum (net 400-450 lbs)