The BCI-1431BK, PG Black Ink Tank for imagePROGRAF W6400 Printer (130ml) can produce high quality prints that last for longer time and is fade resistance for 70 years under glass, with amazing color fidelity. The prints are scratch resistant while providing consistently stable colors over the years.
The matte black ink is crucial for professional photos and fine art printing. The user has option to choose regular or matte black ink, depending on the printing media. The ink has been encapsulated with polymer coating optimized for printing on glossy surface. However, for matte surface, polymer interferes with the surface treatment of matte coating, giving it a duller look. Matte black has no polymer coating, which is optimum for matte surface.