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Why HP Latex?

If you want to increase your work rate while creating a safer environment for your print operators, then HP is for you. Our odorless and low-emitting water-based HP Latex Ink prints come out dry and are ready-to-use. This makes them ideal for sensitive indoor spaces like schools and hospitals. They are also recyclable, returnable and safe for disposal. So there you have it, we are not only thinking about the quality and efficiency of the final product, but also looking after all of those involved in the printing process.

You can count on HP not only for quality, but also for durability. We guarantee outstanding results on a wide range of media and scratch-resistant prints that will stand the test of time. Give it a go!

1. Scratch resistance and image permanence testing by HP Image Permanence Lab. Scratch resistance is comparable to hard-solvent inks on self-adhesive vinyl and PVC banner. Scratch-resistance comparison based on testing third-generation HP Latex Inks and representative hard-solvent inks. Estimates by HP Image Permanence Lab on a range of media. Feature availability and related performance varies by printer, and may be optional. See individual products data sheets for more information at


2. There is a broad set of media with very different odor profiles. Some of the media can affect the odor performance of the final print.


3. Printing with HP Latex Inks avoids the problematic reactive monomers associated with UV printing. Acrylate monomers present in uncured UV inks and UV-gel inks can damage skin.