MLA Citation: Bloomfield, Louis A. "Question 1084"
How Everything Works 19 Jun 2018. 19 Jun 2018 <>.
1084. What is ink made of? — JD, Langley, British Columbia
Ink is made of light absorbing pigment particles or dye molecules that are suspended in a fluid that contains a dissolved binder chemical. When the ink is deposited on a sheet of paper, the binder's solvent diffuses into the paper or evaporates into the air, leaving the pigment particles or dye molecules bound to the paper by the binder.

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