Category: Flexo Tech

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The drying step during plate making of photopolymer plates is only necessary for solvent processed plates.
Flexo TechPlate Making

Drying in Flexo Platemaking

This blog was written and submitted to us by Torben Wendland The drying step in flexo platemaking of photopolymer plates is only necessary for solvent processed plates. Thermally processed plates do not require this step, since no solvent needs to be...
Flexo TechPrepress

FlexoPrint Mobile Application

FlexoPrint is a special, useful and free mobile application. Excellent for prepress personnel responsible for photopolymer plate processing, print quality and consistency. FlexoPrint mobile application includes professional flexo prepress calculators and configurators to facilitate routine work: FlexoPrint software supports both...
Flexo TechPrinting

Dot Gain in Flexo Printing

Dot gain is a prevalent occurrence in flexo printing and all printing processes. As dots transition from film to plate, they typically increase in size during exposure, especially in analogue plate processes. Subsequently, when an ink dot moves from the...
Halftone dots in Printing Plates
Flexo TechPrinting Plates

Flexographic Printing Plates

Halftone dots of a flexographic printing plate in different diameters (source: DFTA) What are flexographic printing plates? Flexographic printing uses elastic, flexible printing plates that are necessary to adapt to the structure of rough and uneven substrate surfaces. Their job...
GTT patented channel structure by Apex
CylindersFlexo Tech

Anilox Rollers and Anilox Sleeves

What are Anilox Rollers and Anilox Sleeves? Anilox rollers and anilox sleeves are used in short inking units such as flexographic printing, and sometimes also in offset printing or print varnishing. They transfer the minimum necessary, constant amount of ink...