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  Welcome to American Soybean Association Asia Subcontinent's
Soy protein is a balanced plant proteins at par with egg and milk proteins.
Soy protein causes less calcium to be excreted from the body when compared to animal protein thus helping in development of bones.
The volume for soybean oil in the ink varies between manufacturers and is dependent on the application of the ink.
www.asaasc.com /other_uses/soyink.htm   (244 words)

Soy oil is used to manufacture margarine, vegetable oil, salad dressing and mayonnaise, and is used as a carrier in inks and paints, as well as a synthetic diesel fuel.
Soy protein has been eaten in the Orient for centuries in the form of tofu and is also used in soy milk and in soy flour.
Although soy ink is not entirely biodegradable because of the pigment content (made from metallic oxides), the soybean oil in the ink is biodegradable, unlike petroleum inks.
darwin.nmsu.edu /~molbio/plant/soybean.html   (835 words)

 Ink Summary
An ink is a liquid containing various pigments and/or dyes used for colouring a surface to render an image or text.
Walnut ink and iron-gall nut ink were made and used by many of the early masters to obtain the golden brown ink used for drawing.
The latter is particularly suited to inks that are used in non-industrial settings (and thus must conform to tighter toxicity and emission controls), such as inkjet printer inks, include coating the paper with a charged coating.
www.bookrags.com /Ink   (1891 words)

 Soy ink - Questions and answers
Soy ink is very similar to "regular" printing ink, except that it contains varying amounts of soybean oil instead of petroleum oil.
In addition, soy ink is recycling-friendly: it is removed more effectively during de-inking, and the resulting waste is not considered hazardous and can be treated more easily, completely and cost-effectively.
Soy ink for commercial printing is comparably priced with petroleum-based ink, as is color news ink containing soybean oil.
www.colquim.com /soyink-.htm   (465 words)

 Soy Ink
An ink is a liquid containing various pigments and/or dyes used for colouring a surface to render an image or text.
Walnut ink and iron-gall nut ink were made and used by many of the early masters to obtain the golden brown ink used for drawing.
The latter is particularly suited to inks that are used innon-industrial settings (and thus must conform to tighter toxicity and emission controls), such as ink jet printer inks, include coating the paper with...
www.altvetmed.com /face/40020-soy-ink.html   (782 words)

 Types and uses of Soy Ink   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
Since newsprint is absorbent, the oil in the ink is taken into the paper, leaving the pigment on the surface.
News inks are high in oil content, with fl ink containing as much as 75 percent soybean oil (the remainder is usually carbon fl).
Ink manufacturers indicate the dry material on the paper has about 15 to 25 percent soy protein in the vehicle.
www.colquim.com /typesand.htm   (350 words)

Soy ink was initially developed for newspaper ink formulations in 1985 by the Newspaper Association of America.
Today, 90-95 percent of U.S. newspapers use soy ink for their color reproduction, and nearly on-third of all U.S. newspapers are using soy ink (primarily color).
After ink manufacturers discovered the benefits of using soybean oil as a pigment vehicle, they quickly began using it for their sheet-fed, heat-set and business forms inks.
www.ecomall.com /greenshopping/soyp.htm   (488 words)

 Pure Soy Ink: its Aging Effects, Recycling and the Environment
It is speculated that the introduction of soy oil into a wide variety of ink formulations and uses may negatively affect the deinking process.
Soy oil is considered a "semi-drying" oil, one that will engage in chemical reactions forming a three dimensional network of bonds, entrapping the pigment particles within the network.
It was the intent of this study to evaluate and characterize two soy base ink formulations, and analyze the waste generated in the recycling process.
www.stratsoy.uiuc.edu /research/msu10abs.html   (523 words)

 TOYO INK: Products: Printing Inks
Soy oil inks, which represent the environmentally friendly products, are offset inks that use natural soy oil as a solvent and contain no aromatic compounds (aroma free).
This ink has comparable performance to the toluene type, and also exhibits stable adhesiveness and good lamination since a great improvement has been made in printing effects such as dot reproductivity on highlighted parts and the printability with less hazing.
Our selection includes conductive ink for lowering costs of the film electric circuit, luminescent ink applied by nocturnal materials, scratch ink that are well-known for the peeling lottery, aroma ink that emits fragrance when scratched, heat-sensitive ink that changes color by temperature, and embossing varnish that heightens the design of offset printed materials.
www.toyoink.co.jp /en/products/prink.html   (998 words)

 Soy Ink Experiences Rapid Adoption Due to Good Performance and Economic Benefit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
Because the price of color soy ink for newsprint is competitive with that of petrochemical-based color ink, newspapers favor it due to its superior performance, environmental friendliness and vibrant colors.
Black soy ink for newsprint is priced about 25 percent higher than conventional inks, although some newspaper publishers report they can print more papers with less ink, making it more competitively priced in the long run.
Soy ink does not release a significant volume of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into the air when it dries.
www.unitedsoybean.net /newuses/stories_Soy_ink.html   (531 words)

 Soy far, Soy Good! Soy is “Greening” the Toner Cartridge Industry
Soy based ink increases the recyclability of paper, allowing for paper to be broken down into clean paper pulp more easily (United, 2004).
Studies have shown that if all oil-based inks were replaced by soy based ink, “457 million pounds of soybean oil, equivalent to 41.5 million bushels.
Soy and even corn-based toner not only make use of a renewable resource, the toner itself can be produced using pre-existing technology and equipment (Carlotta 2006).
www.inkjetcartridges.com /_soy-based-laser-toner.html   (724 words)

 All-soy ink splashes into print - ink that is made from 100% soybean oil Agricultural Research - Find Articles
Erhan explains that the cost of making colored soy inks is more compatible because the price is based more on the cost of the pigment than on the oil, and with soy oil in the base, the pigments go further.
Myers also says that the cost of fl soy ink is a consideration many newspaper publishers would face before they would make a switch from petroleum-based fl ink formulations.
She says, "the ink formulas we've developed have a wide range of viscosity and tackiness." They should be a boon to printers looking for a quality ink and an easier clean-up.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3741/is_n3_v39/ai_11235436   (947 words)

 Dolphin Blue
Soy inks are also thought by many printers to be more forgiving, making it easier to get a high quality job off of older equipment.
Soy inks have broad applicability; although commonly used in lithograph printing processes for newspapers, books, and magazines, it is also effective to use for commercial printing applications.
However, the slightly higher cost in using soy-based ink is offset by the reduced amount of resin needed to colour the soy ink.
www.dolphinblue.com /soy-ink-printing.html   (1109 words)

 The Story Of Soy
Textured soy protein provides efficient nutrition in a way that mirrors the flavor and texture of chicken, beef, or pork – even according to the most discriminating audience – chefs.
Plus, soy biodiesel is as harmless to the environment as table salt and biodegrades as fast as sugar.
Soy biodiesel has the potential to replace a portion of the 60 billion gallons of petroleum used each year in semi trucks, farm and construction equipment, home heating, boats, trains, electrical generators, and other diesel equipment.
www.findsoycandles.com /sstory.html   (1061 words)

Using brighter colors enables the same amount of soy ink to produce more impressions (images) than the same amount of petroleum ink, which translates into a 5 percent to 50 percent increase in transfer efficiency.
However, the slightly higher cost of using soybean oil in place of petroleum is offset by the reduced amount of resin needed in colored soy ink formulation; fl ink is cheaper to manufacture with petroleum because it does not use the same resins.
Even if soy is unavailable or inappropriate for a particular print job, there are a variety of other agri-based inks, including those made from corn and canola oils.
www.green.ca.gov /EPP/Printing/Inks.htm   (1344 words)

 Soy ink on Japanese TV
On Sunday February 2, 2003, during prime time TV in Japan, soy ink was featured on a Television program on NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai) or the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (the Official National TV Station).
The questions are then posed to a panel of guests and they have to choose the right answer from 4 answers that are presented to them by 4 celebrities that pose as experts in the field.
The first question was on how you prepare the soybeans used on that day, the second question was a historical question on that tradition, the third questions was on tofu, and the last (double point) question was on soy ink.
homepage.mac.com /averyi/TVSHOW/Education26.html   (265 words)

 EPA Project Summary: Waste Reduction Evaluation of Soy-based Ink at Sheet-fed Offset Printer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
Just in terms of ink used, there were 0.39 g/sheets of volatile emissions from the petroleum inks compared to 0.23 g/100 sheets for the soy inks.
Since the inks and cleaners continuously evaporate during use and the waste inks and cleaners end up mixed together in washup trays and on the cleanup rags, it was difficult to determine the proportion that evaporated during the actual printing process.
The main environmental advantage with soy inks is that they release less than 20% of the mass of volatile organic chemicals compared to petroleum inks.
es.epa.gov /techinfo/specific/proj-sum.html   (3775 words)

 Gans Ink   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
Soy ink (primarily color) is used by one-third of U.S. newspapers and 90-95% of the over 1,500 daily newspapers.
Soy ink is primarily used in lithographic printing processes, including newspapers, books, and magazines.
The National Soy Ink Information Center estimates that if all oil-based inks used by the printing industry were derived from soybean oil, it would require 457 million pounds of soybean oil, equivalent to 41.5 million bushels.
www.gansink.com /inklink/2.htm   (751 words)

 Greening of the Interior, Procurement
Soy inks are common in many print shops and are usually preferable over water-based inks because of quality.
Soy inks are safe for workers, do not contain petroleum, and have less VOC emissions.
Soy inks are most used in newspapers and large-scale projects, but can be specified when sending a job to a printer.
www.doi.gov /greening/procure/npstips.html   (758 words)

 USB Soy Line   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
Soy Ink Is Having an Impact in Asia
"Soy ink is making news in Asia as leading printers and newspapers are making the switch from petroleum-based ink to soy ink," says Jo Patterson, coordinator of the soybean checkoff-funded National Soy Ink Information Center.
For more information on developing international soy ink marketing opportunities, contact the National Soy Ink Information Center at (800) 747-4275 or by e-mail at www.soyink.com.
www.ag.uiuc.edu /~usb/soylines/s013098/s013098a.html   (240 words)

 creativepro.com - From Baby Prints to Ballpoint Pens, Soy Ink Research Promises New Printing Applications
Soy ink's U.S. market share has quadrupled, from less than five percent in 1989 to 22.5 percent today.
Two of the most exciting research projects underway are soy ink applications for ballpoint pens and soy-based toners.
Soy alkyds produce bright, crisp prints on fabric with depth of shade values similar to acrylic binder.
www.creativepro.com /story/news/12786.html   (805 words)

 Printech,July,2000Soy Ink Information
The purpose of this study was to document the life-cycle environmental impact characteristics associated with the use of soy-based inks by evaluating a typical ("generic") soy-based ink currently used in significant quantities for sheetfed offset lithographic printing.
Another benefit associated with soy inks is the potential reduction in the release of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which contribute to the formation of ozone in the lower atmosphere, from printing inks.
Ink oil is composed principally of normal paraffins and naphthenic fractions of a petroleum distillate.
www.pneac.org /listserv/printech/0007/000705.html   (1986 words)

 Soybean Market Could Triple, Thanks to More Soy Oil in Offset Printing Inks / March 3, 1998 / News from the USDA ...
When Agricultural Research Service chemist Sevim Erhan moved to Illinois in 1988, she personalized her license plate with "INK 26." When her daughter was born in 1995, the baby was the first in the United States to mark her footprints in soybean ink on her birth certificate.
The American Soybean Association requires a minimum of 7 percent soy oil in the formula for an ink manufacturer to use the ASA soy seal on a product's container.
Soy ink's benefits to consumers: it won't rub off on their hands, and it means a safer environment.
www.ars.usda.gov /is/pr/1998/980303.htm   (350 words)

 TS-029 Terry Printing
This resulted in the development of a soy ink with dry time and gloss (or rub) characteristics reported to be comparable to most conventional sheet-fed inks.
The benefits of using soy inks include reduction of VOC air emissions and easier and faster cleanup.
Ink manufacturers are now producing the soy-based color and oil inks with non-toxic pigments and additives.
www.p2pays.org /ref/04/03159.htm   (544 words)

 How to Live With an Allergy to Soy - eHow.com
Soy allergy is a fairly common food allergy, but different soy products may vary in their ability to cause an allergic reaction.
Soy oil is used in margarine, salad dressings, mayonnaise, sauces and vegetable shortenings.
Soy is present in a large number of products, ranging from food to industrial, so avoiding it can be a daunting task.
www.ehow.com /how_3966_live-with-allergy.html   (700 words)

 Recycled Products | Weisenbach Specialty Printing | Environmentally Preferable
You may already be using soy ink if you print letterheads, newsletter shells, or other documents designed to run through a laser printer or copier.
Soy inks are naturally able to withstand the high heat of the fusing units of toner imaging devices.
Soy ink is primarily used in lithographic offset printing processes, including newspapers, books, and magazines.
www.recycledproducts.com /?cid=25   (891 words)

 Battelle Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
The study will be used as a baseline for future comparisons of other soy inks and traditional petroleum-based inks.
The life-cycle analysis, headed by Battelle researcher Duane Tolle, was a cradle-to-grave analysis of the resources and energy used and environmental releases, and an assessment of the potential environmental impacts of a sheet-fed printing process using soy ink.
Soy ink uses the oil of the soybean to replace some of the petroleum-based products in traditional ink.
www.battelle.org /news/98/50soylinks.stm   (360 words)

 Soy ink information.
Most newspapers use soy ink for color printing because its price is comparable with that of conventional color ink and it has many advantages: its superior performance, its environmental friendliness and its vibrant colors.
Black soy ink is about 25 % more expensive than petroleum based inks but some printers report that they need less ink for more papers.
The use of soy ink is also growing in Europe and Australia.
www.soya.be /soy-ink.php   (433 words)

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