Alcohol Replacement Additive for Fountain Solutions

Product Usage

Alcohol Replacement Additive for Fountain Solutions

Features and Benefits

  • special surfactants and alcohol replacement additives
    allow to print without or a minimum of IPA:
    • less environmental pollution and
    • considerable cost savings
    • sharper dots – higher print quality
    • less water – faster drying
  • allows faster start-ups of the plates: less paper waste
  • variable dosage possible depending on the circumstances


10/20 liter cans


ARA III is an alcohol-replacement additive and is added manually to the ready-to-use Fountain Solution in the Fountain tank. The recommended dosage is 1 - 3 Vol.-%. With the addition, it is possible to significantly reduce the dosage of IPA.

Technical Specifications

  • form: liquid
  • Density: 1,05 g/cm3
  • Color: transparant 
  • Odour: glycol-like
  • Water miscible: yes
  • pH value: -
  • labelling: -

Storage and Shelf Life

storage: not under 6°C, not above 40°C
Shelf Life: 12 months
keep container tightly closed
keep away from direct sun light

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