© 1988

The Printing Ink Manual

  • R. H. Leach (Editor-in-Chief)
  • C. Armstrong
  • J. F. Brown
  • M. J. Mackenzie
  • L. Randall
  • H. G. Smith

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. C. Armstrong
    Pages 1-9
  3. B. Blunden, J. Birkenshaw
    Pages 10-68
  4. J. Brown
    Pages 69-108
  5. M. Clayton
    Pages 109-281
  6. G. B. Burdall
    Pages 282-307
  7. P. Ford, R. J. Tuft
    Pages 308-367
  8. E. Cawkill, B. Ellison
    Pages 368-434
  9. F. C. Wyatt
    Pages 435-480
  10. J. Joannou
    Pages 481-514
  11. R. Holman
    Pages 515-561
  12. R. Marsh
    Pages 562-591
  13. M. J. Heath, A. J. Wild
    Pages 592-665
  14. A. Tabbernor
    Pages 666-698
  15. E. Cawkill, D. Easterly
    Pages 699-779
  16. G. J. May, J. Orpwood
    Pages 780-831
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 831-872

About this book


The Printing Ink Manual was first published in 1961 under the auspices of the Society of British Printing Ink Manufacturers with the object of providing an authoritative work on printing ink technology. This, the fourth edition, continues that purpose and presents a comprehensive study of the current 'state of the art' in the ink industry. For those starting in the printing ink industry it is a textbook dealing with all aspects of the formulation and manufacture of printing ink. For the ink technician it is a practical manual and useful source of reference. For printers and users of printed material the manual supplies helpful information on the nature and behaviour of ink both on the printing press and as the finished print. Readers with a little scientific knowledge will have no difficulty in using the manual. but as in previous editions, sufficient chemistry and physics have been introduced to assist the advanced technician and research scientist.


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Editors and affiliations

  • R. H. Leach (Editor-in-Chief)
  • C. Armstrong
    • 1
  • J. F. Brown
    • 2
  • M. J. Mackenzie
    • 3
  • L. Randall
    • 3
  • H. G. Smith
    • 4
  1. 1.Coates Brothers Inks Ltd.Scotland
  2. 2.Mander-Kidd (UK) Ltd.UK
  3. 3.Usher-Walker plc.UK
  4. 4.Fishburn DivisionBASF Coatings + Inks LtdUK

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