Pigment ink and vacuum chamber

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Pigment ink and vacuum chamber
3 weeks ago

Since every self respecting nerd, like myself, has a vacuum chamber in their garage i though about using it on ink and wanted to see what yall think about it.

Basically before refilling 3880 carts i usually shake the bottles of ink very vigorously to stir up the settled pigment ink, but then i let the bottles sit for 24 hr to let the air bubble up from ink before i refill. Today, instead of waiting for a day to let the air bubble up i put the ink into my vacuum chamber and degassed it. The ink bubbled up as expected and when pressure was restored the bubbles collapsed, as expected. I am wondering if any of you can think of any problems this can cause, like gloss optimizers or waxes boiling up at near vacuum pressures and room temperature? Note that boiling up is different then bubbling up. Bubbling up happens when trapped air gets pulled to the surface due to low pressure. Boiling occurs with a phase change of part of the ink.

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