ThermaSoy™ S-50 heatset web offset bio Vehicle

Thermasoy Vehicle S 50 is a soy oil-based gel vehicle designed to be used as a co-vehicle in heatset ink formulations for the purpose of reducing VOC content and increasing bio/renewables content.

Thermasoy Vehicle S 50 is 100% solids, so you can use it to reduce VOC content in heatset inks. Care must be used in formulating inks with Thermasoy Vehcile S 50, as this vehicle never really dries like a true heatset vehicle. Bio/Renewables content of ThermaSoy S-50 is approximatey 62%. 

Thermasoy Vehicle S 50 contains approximately 50% Soy Oil, which also makes it suitable for any type of no heat web offset ink, especially if the ink is to be used on any absorbent stock.


Tack: 15 points @ 400 RPM @ 90 F

Viscosity (Laray): 41 Poises/1,290 Dynes/sqCM Yield @ 40 C

Resin Type: Rosin/Hydrocarbon-based 150C MP 

Solvent Percentage: <1%

Soy/Vegetable Oil content: 50%

A very large range of ink vehicles is made by Kerley Ink. We have what you are looking for...

Packaging Options:
3.5 Gallon Bucket
3.5 Gallon Plastic Bucket (net 30 lbs)
5 Gallon Bucket
5 gallon plastic bucket with optional pour spout (40-45 lbs)
15 Gallon Metal Drum
15 Gallon Steel Drum / Kit (110-135 lbs net)
55 gallon straight side drum
55 gallon straight sided steel drum (net 400-450 lbs)
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15 Gallon Metal Drum

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