PAPER SURFACE APPLICATION WITH NATURAL HERBAL EXTRACTS FOR PRINTING INKS
It is certain that printing with natural dye materials will be suitable for use in special areas such as baby products, kindergarten children’s activity boks, food packaging paper, paper cups, cigarette paper, etc. The production and commercialization of natural dyes and pigments gains importance reasonable quantities in this respect.
It is measured in this study that how the natural extracts give different colors on different paper types. In order to prepare the ink, cyan, yellow, black, magenta colors have been tried to be prepared so as to have the color characteristics closest to the printing inks in marketing products. The color differences between coated with ink that used in the market and coated with natural herbal extracts papers were evaluated. The color values by the CIE L * a * b * color space system of natural print ink are determined. An analytical method was developed for the analysis and printing of the natural printing properties of the ink obtained from the herbal source.