Hewitt's offers many different inks and ink applications to suit different requirements in addition to the types listed below. Please email or call a sales representative to discuss your particular need.
Hewco Wetsurf Lumber Marking Ink
For automatic grading or hand-stamping on wet, green or dry lumber. Waterproof, sun-proof, quick-drying, ideal for sub-zero conditions. Available in one-gallon containers. Black colour and thinner.
Hewco Roto Flow Ink
Compatible with all grade printing equipment using neoprene feed rolls. High viscosity means longer life than traditional grading inks. Low fade due to UV exposure. Completely water resistant. Used extensively in lumber and sheathing plants. APA Certified Grading Ink (blue and black). Stock colours (available in 1-, 5-, 45-gallon and tote containers) are black, blue, red and green.
Hewco Roller Stencil Ink
For stencilling use on dry wood with foam stencil rollers. Waterproof. Stock colours (available in 1-gallon container) are red and blue.
Hewco F200 MSR Ink
To identify MSR lumber, compatible with all spray systems, can also be used as a Moisture Meter Ink in plywood applications. Supplied in concentrate, also available in a powder concentrate. Low PH, negligible corrosive, non-disappearing. Stock colours (available in 1- and 5-gallon containers) are black, green, red, blue, violet, orange and yellow.
Hewco Houdini (Disappearing) Moisture Meter Ink
To identify moisture content in lumber and plywood, compatible with all spray systems. Stock colours (available in 5-gallon containers) are red and blue.
Hewco Pulp Bale Marking Ink
For the stencilling of markings on bales of pulp. FD&C approved, 100% re-pulpable. Stock colours (available in 1-gallon containers) are black, red, blue and green.
Hewco Block-Out Pulp Bale Marking Ink
For blocking-out or covering previously stencilled marks on bales of pulp. FD&C approved, 100% re-pulpable. Stock colours (available in 1- and 5-gallon containers) are blue and red.
Waterproof, permanent and fast-drying. Marks on any porous or non-porous surface. Rolmark Stencil ink can be used with the Rolmark FR200 Fountain Roller, FB26 Fountain Brush, RM50 Pad, RM20 Hand Roller or standard spray gun. Use Marsh Rolmark Solvent for cleanup. Available in black, blue, green, orange, red, white, yellow, bright blue and brown. Available in .95L (1 quart) and 3.8L (1 gallon). Standard colours meet government performance specification CID A-A-208B.
Hewitt's is the Exclusive Canadian Distributor of a new and unique proprietary High Performance oil-based, ink-impregnated gel roll manufactured by Porelon™.
Hewco HP Roll-Max Ink Rolls are available currently only in 4" O.D. x 3" I.D. (by your specific length) in black, red, green and blue. The ink formulation and performance of these ink rolls are APA-Certified. Quality Control Managers at mills at several locations throughout North America have extensively tested these new ink rolls for us and have determined that these ink rolls perform as well as or better than Claussen All-Mark Brand High Performance Rolls. It has also been determined that these new ink rolls can achieve an approximate 20% longer life and are (depending on the quantity ordered) on average 20% less expensive then any other ink roll.
Our Porelon HP Roll-Max ink rolls will fit Globe Burelbach, Claussen All-Mark, Irvington, Timberstar as well as other makes of equipment.
Porelon HP Ink Rolls are available in 4" O.D. x 3" I.D. (by your specific length) and 2.5" O.D. x 1" I.D. (by your specific length) in all colours. These proprietary high performance oil-based, ink-impregnated gel rolls are considered to be the standard of performance for ink rolls.
Custom sizes and special product types such as quick dry are also available by special order.
Our Porelon HP ink rolls will fit Globe Burelbach, Claussen All-Mark, Irvington, Timberstar as well as other makes of equipment.
Type DR100 Latex (fits Timberstar) 4 1/4" outside diameter x 2 1/8" inside diameter x 1" face.
Type HE103-6-N Neoprene 2 1/2" outside diameter x 1" inside diameter x 3" face. Custom sizes also available.
Type HE100-2 High Performance ink rolls for Timberstar grade printers.
Any other custom size and type which you may require is available as a custom order.
Hydra Bond. A highly specialized marking paint for the forest industry. Just as the name indicates, Hydra Bond was developed specifically for use during adverse weather conditions or when marking wet wood. Hydra Bond's exclusive formula gives unequalled performance under severe, uncompromising weather and handling situations. It even penetrates through thin layers of ice, snow and slime.
Hi-Vis Fluorescent Marking. The ultimate in super high visibility marking! Hi-Vis Fluorescent Marking aerosols give the results you need. Six vibrant fluorescent colours designed for short-term marking of trees, logs or lumber. With Hi-Vis, you will create a strong visual impact and attract attention at greater distances.