Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

How to make laser ink

  1. Feb 18, 2006 #1
    Hello all,
    I would like to know what chemical composition of laser ink is and how to make it?
    Thank you!
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 18, 2006 #2

    Integral

    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    Laser printers do not use what I would consider a ink.

    I work for a High Profile manufacture of ink jet and laser printers, we have a BUILDING full of chemists formulating inks just for our products. Do you really think you can make a comparable product in your bathroom sink? The formulations for our products are highly proprietary, ie not given to any Joe blow on the street.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?



Similar Discussions: How to make laser ink
  1. Phosphoresent ink (Replies: 1)

Loading...