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Marabu GmbH & Co. KG

Asperger Str. 4, 71732 Tamm
Germany

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 02  Glass processing and finishing
  • 02.03  Edge and surface finishing technology
  • 02.03.07  Printing technology
  • 02.03.07.01  Screen printing techniques
  • 02  Glass processing and finishing
  • 02.03  Edge and surface finishing technology
  • 02.03.07  Printing technology
  • 02.03.07.02  Digital printing technology

Digital printing technology

  • 02  Glass processing and finishing
  • 02.03  Edge and surface finishing technology
  • 02.03.07  Printing technology
  • 02.03.07.03  Pad printing technology

Pad printing technology

  • 02  Glass processing and finishing
  • 02.03  Edge and surface finishing technology
  • 02.03.07  Printing technology
  • 02.03.07.06  Other printing / coating technology

Other printing / coating technology

Our products

Product category: Screen printing techniques

Ultra Glass UVGL

The UV-curable, 2-component UltraGlass UVGL requires no additional post baking while guaranteeing highest resistances. This reduces energy and investment costs and provides efficient production through high production speeds.

Advantages
Efficient production as no oven baking necessary
Enormous energy, time, and space saving
Excellent dishwasher and further resistances
Formulation without critical heavy metals like lead, or cadmium

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Product category: Screen printing techniques

UltraGlass LEDGL

UltraGlass LEDGL was developed for energy-saving UV-LED lamps and can also be cured conventionally (UV), if required.

A 2-component, highly resistant ink system for glass, metals, coated substrates, and PETG with unrivalled initial adhesion.
Advantages of UV-LED lamps:
They consume at least 50% less energy than conventional UV lamps
They have a significantly longer lifetime
No heat up time - immediately ready for use
No ozone emissions, no ventilation necessary
They do not contain any mercury!
UV LED units are compact and space-saving
Sustainable and cost-effective!

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Product category: Screen printing techniques

Mara® Glass MGLA

Two-component glass ink with outstanding light fastness and weather resistance for so-called "second surface" outdoor applications such as:

City guidance systems
Vending machines
Ship and tractor controls
Entrance door / bell systems
Digital city maps
Automotive applications

Advantages:
Excellent for outdoor applications
Suitable for lamination with very good bonding properties
Good temperature resistance

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Product category: Screen printing techniques

Mara® Glass MGL

MaraGlass MGL is a solvent-based, two-component screen printing ink for indoor decoration prints onto glass, metal, ceramics, chrome-plated, and coated surfaces. If a high chemical or water resistance is required the printed ink film must be tempered for 30 min at 140°C.

Advantages

Highly pigmented opaque shades as well as additional colour pastes for mixing possibilities and opacity as required
High chemical, filler, and dishwasher resistance
Silicone-free and suited for laminating
MGL standard shades are free of aromatic compounds and comply with IKEA Standard MAT-0066

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Product category: Pad printing technology, Screen printing techniques

Mara® Tech MGO

MaraTech MGO is a one-component and at the same time highly resistant ink for glass materials and metals.
It can be processed in screen and pad printing. 

Advantages
Cost-efficient: One-component baking ink for glass and metal
Economical stocking: Designed for screen and pad printing
Meets highest demands on adhesion, chemical and dishwasher resistance
Suitable for sensitive applications such as baby bottles

Product properties
Ink system: solvent-based, 1-component
Drying: medium
Degree of gloss: high gloss
Opacity: high
Outdoor resistance: high
Substrates
Glass & Ceramics
Metals
Anodised aluminium
Coated substrates

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Product category: Pad printing technology

Tampa® Glass TPGL

Glossy, fast drying 2-component pad printing ink for glass and many other substrates. TampaGlass TPGL impresses with excellent appearance, is easy to use and universally applicable thanks to very good adhesion and high resistances.

Advantages

Outstanding ink flow, easy processing
Very high mechanical, chemical, fill goods, and dishwasher resistance
Highest efficiency thanks to fast printing speeds
Wide substrate range

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Product category: Other printing / coating technology

Mara® Shield UV-CGL

Liquid coating is perfect suitable for colouring large glass surfaces especially for interior decorating purposes. Kitchen and furniture manufacturers can choose from a wide variety of shades, and are able to offer their customers specific colours from the Pantone, RAL, HKS, etc. systems.

Product Properties:

2-component coating
Very good adhesion to glass
Very high chemical and mechanical resistance
High opacity

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Product category: Digital printing technology

Ultra Jet DUV-C

UV-curable Inkjet printing ink especially developed for direct printing on 3-D packaging and container. Particularly suitable for industrial singlepass printing.

Advantages
Optimised for Single Pass: wet on wet or LED intermediate pinning
Superior Adhesion in Combination with Primer P4: withstands production processes 
For Glassware-Dishwasher Resistance: end product withstands household and industrial dishwasher use
Application Support: optimise the printing process with Marabu
High Jetting Reliability: limits machine downtime
Made in Germany: developed and produced under strict tolerances to ensure highest safety and quality standards
 

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Product category: Digital printing technology

Water-based Inkjet Inks

Water-based inkjet inks are in greater demand than ever before, which is why the market is reporting a lot of catching up to do. The focus is on the digital printing on products that come into contact with human skin or foodstuffs. In close cooperation with the industry, Marabu develops water-based inkjet inks for flexible packaging in the food industry, for cardboard boxes, toys (fulfilment of the EN71/3 standard) or digitally printed wallpapers.

Marabu is your development partner for projects where the compatibility of the application is in the foreground or where the advantages of water-based systems generally outweigh the benefits. Our competence:

Singlepass process-suitable inkjet inks for absorbent and non-absorbent substrates
Know-how about the interaction of polymers, pigments and water as main solvents
Project-related development focus for best possible results
Recipes that can be adapted to all industrial printheads
Extensive experience with all common industrial printheads (e. g. Konika Minolta, Kyocera and Dimatix)

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About us

Company details

Marabu GmbH & Co. KG is a leading global manufacturer of screen, digital, and pad printing inks. The company is headquartered near Stuttgart, Southern Germany – a region renowned for its pioneering technology and engineering prowess. In addition, there is the traditional division of creative colours for hobbies, art, and school.

Marabu has been setting milestones with plenty of industry-first solutions for both industrial applications and graphic design since 1859. With its 16 subsidiaries and exclusive distribution partners, Marabu offers high-quality products and customer-specific services in more than 90 countries.

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Company data

Number of employees

> 500

Foundation

1856

Area of business

Glass processing and finishing

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