Competitive Analysis 2016-10-16T16:31:29+00:00

COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS of SILVER INKJET INKS

Analytical and performance appraisal testing was completed by an independent third-party to compare the printability and mechanical strength of Liquid X® along with the commercially available, top competitive, silver inks. The results are captured below.

LIQUID X® COMPETITIVE
INK A
COMPETITIVE
INK B
Sheet Resistance (mΩ/□) 20.8 130 78,000
Film Thickness (nm) 436 324 220
Volume Resistivity (ohm-m) 4.11E-08 1.91E-07 7.77E-04
Bulk Resistivity Comparision (X bulk) 2.6 12 48972.9
Conductivity (S/m) 2.43E+07 5.24E+06 1.29E+03
% Bulk Silver Conductivity (%) 38.60 8.32 0.002
Odor of Ink odorless mild odor strong odor
Printed Film Appearance Liquid X Shiny Film

shiny, even film

Bubbles

shiny, but bubbles in film

Dull, rough film

dull, rough film

Appearance after Adhesion Testing LX ink appearance Ink B Ink A
Adhesion, Tensile 5B 0B 0B
Adhesion, Shear Pass Fail Fail
*Gloss at 60⁰ angle (GU) 181 305 16

*Greater than 70: high; 10 – 70: medium

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