Industrial Mil Spec Inks

inksBelow are some of our industrial grade inks. We supply inks for virtually any application - inquire if you do not find what you are looking for. Most of these inks are available from 4 oz. bottles to 55 gallon drums.

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General Purpose Solvent Based Inks

#1250 All-Purpose Air-Dry Ink for Non-Porous Surfaces 

  • The #1250 All Purpose Air Dry Ink is ideal for use in our Mark II Stamp Pad. Creates rub resistant, waterproof imprints on glass, plastic, metal, polypropylene, rubber, and other hard to mark non-porous surfaces. Imprint dries in under 20 seconds on most substrates. 
  • Meets Government Specification TT-I-1795A, Type I, and A-A-208C.
  • Dry Time: 10-15 seconds
  • Suggested for use in the Mark II Stamp Pad or our metal industrial stamp pads with natural rubber stamps. Also can be used with automatic coders.
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Red, Green, White, Yellow, Orange, Purple, Silver, Pink

#214 All-Purpose Air Dry Ink for Non-Porous Surfaces (Slower Dry Time)

  • Similar to the #1250 Ink but with a slower drying time for applications that require the ink to stay moist in a stamp pad longer. Waterproof with excellent adhesion on plastics, polyester, foil, and cellophane.
  • Dry Time: 30-60 seconds
  • Suggested for use with hand held rubber stamps and self-inking stamps.
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Red, White

#141 All-Purpose Ink for Rubber and Other Flexible Surfaces

  • Slower drying than the #1250 and #214 inks. Waterproof with excellent adhesion on both porous and non-porous substrates, including corrugated, plastics, metal.
  • Dry Time: 60 seconds
  • Suggested for use with hand held rubber stamps and self-inking stamps.
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Red, Green, White, Yellow, Orange, Silver, Pink

#628 Ink for Packaging Films

  • The #628 pigmenteed ink is available in vivid colros and provides excellent adhesion and durability on packaging films and plastics, including polyethylene, polypropylene, polyester, PET, foil and cellophane.
  • Dry Time: 10-15 seconds
  • Suggested for use with hand held rubber stamps and flexo/semi-flexo coders.
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Red, Green, White, Yellow, Orange/Yellow, Light Blue

#432 Solvent Resistant Ink 

  • #432 is designed to resist alcohol, freon, degreasers, cleaning fluids, trichloroethylene, soap and water. The longer the imprint is given to dry, the more resistant the impression becomes. Suggested applications include metal, plastic, printed circuit boards, polyethylene and polypropylene.
  • Dry Time: 10-30 seconds
  • Suggested for use with hand held rubber stamps.
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Red, White (all pigmented)

Epoxy Based and Solvent Resistant Inks

#6050 Two Part Epoxy Ink

  • A two component epoxy system developed to be the most permanent ink available to mark on a wide range of difficult to mark substrates. Ideal for marking ceramics, phenolics, polyesters, melamine, silicones, ferrous and non-ferrous metals. This ink is resistant to solvents, chemicals, and hydrocarbons and will withstand temperatures in excess of 600 degrees Fahrenheit. It is the only ink that meets Government Specification     A-A-56032 (formerly MIL-I-43553.) Requires addition of catalyst immediately upon opening and prior to use. Ink and catalyst sold together as a set.
  • Dry Time: Ink dries to handle in 6-8 hours. Curing time can be shortened by adding heat. 4-7 days are required for maximum adhesion and chemical resistance. 
  • Suggested for use with offset and direct marking machines, or with a natural rubber hand stamp by spreading the ink out into a small thin film with a brayer on an ink plate or glass.
  • Available in 1/2 oz. clipaks and by the quart
  • Colors: Black, White 

#6459 One Part Epoxy Ink

  • #6459 is a one part epoxy ink but DOES NOT meet Government Specification A-A-56032. It does resist most solvents and degreasers and is made with a true epoxy resin. This ink does meet General Dynamics specification 5-79055, B.
  • Dry Time: 10 seconds to the touch; becomes permanent within 4 hours.
  • Suggested for use with a roller coder, semi-flexo printer, or natural rubber hand stamp with MARK II or metal industrial stamp pad.
  • Colors: Black, White 

#432 Solvent Resistant Ink

  • #432 is designed to resist alcohol, freon, degreasers, cleaning fluids, trichlorethylene, soap and water. The longer the imprint is given to dry, the more resistant the impression becomes. Suggested applications include metal, plastic, printed circuit boards, polyethylene and polypropylene.
  • Dry Time: 10-30 seconds
  • Suggested for use with hand held rubber stamps.
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Red, White (all pigmented)

Paper Marking

#5127 Rubber Stamp Ink
  • Surfaces: Paper, corrugated, Kraft paper, clay coated paper and labels.
  • Drying Time: Very fast - depending on the absorbency of the material being printed.
  • Characteristics: This heavier water soluble ink stays wet in a selk-inker or stamp pad and makes sharp, clear impressions which dry instantly through absorption. AERO #5127 will not affect polymer dyes and it meets the U.S.
  • Department of Agriculture guidelines for use on food packaging.
  • Suggested for use with hand held rubber stamp.
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Orange, Purple, Brown, White

Food Packaging

#119/PRIC Ink for Food Packaging
  • #119 Ink for Food Packaging uses raw materials that meet the USDA requirements for use on barrier food packaging. This ink is fast drying and suitable for use on all non-porous food packaging.
  • Drying Time: 45-90 seconds
  • Suggested for use with hand held rubber stamps and self-inking stamps.
  • Colors: Black 
#992/FRZN Ink for Frozen Food Packaging
  • #992 Ink for Frozen Food is a waterproof ink with excellent adhesion under the harshest conditions. Ink is suitable for use on poly bags, metal and waxed paper, and will imprint through layers of moisture. Imprint will remain intact during refrigeration. #992 uses raw materials that meet the USDA requirements for use on barrier food packaging.
  • Drying Time: 30-45 seconds
  • Suggested for use with hand held rubber stamps and self-inking stamps.
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Red, Green, White

Industrial Stencil Inks

#42M Roll On Stencil Ink
  • #42M Ink is a pigmented ink originally designed for use on steel drums but provides excellent resistance to outdoor weather conditions on all concrete and metal. Meets Government Specification TT-I-1795A, Type I & Type IV, and A-A-208C.
  • Dry Time: 2 minutes
  • Suggested for use with a foam pad and rubber stencil roller or fountain roller. Can also be used for rubber stamping by hand.
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Red, Yellow, White (all pigmented)
#6554 Roll On Stencil Ink
  • #6554 Roll On Stencil Ink is a good all purpose stencil ink that is similar to our #42M but with a quicker drying time. It provides excellent adhesion and weather resistance but dries in under 30 seconds. Meets Government Specification TT-I-1795A, Type I & Type IV, and A-A-208, Rev. B Type I & Type IV.
  • Dry Time: 15 seconds
  • Suggested for use with a foam pad and rubber stencil roller or fountain roller. Can also be used for rubber stamping by hand.
  • Colors: Black