Flexo colour proofing stage, a crucial phase in the pre-press process, offers customers a visual preview of their final printed piece, guiding contractual agreements. Utilising press characterisation data, the proofing system constructs a colour profile vital for aligning incoming files … » read more «
If you work in the flexographic printing industry, you know better than anyone that there are hundreds of moving parts to align, test, and measure to get the perfect print. These considerations are only increasing as new technologies and tighter … » read more «
The Science of Flawless Printing: Understanding Flexo Surface Tension, Surface Energy, and wettability
Achieving good adhesion and print quality is essential for any printing job. This starts with ensuring that the ink wets out on the substrate fully and evenly. This process, known as wetting or wettability, refers to the ability of a … » read more «
Picture Perfect Solutions: Optimise Your Imaging Equipment with Professional Image Carrier Technical Support Services
Because flexographic printing is a niche segment of the printing industry, locating technical support when a printing defect occurs can be difficult. Should you contact the press manufacturer, an image carrier service, or a former press operator? Depending on the … » read more «
As more products enter the market, marketing departments devote more resources to product branding. Branding experts have challenged the way products are packaged and presented through innovative and one-of-a-kind designs. Embossing (and debossing) has become a popular way to brand … » read more «
There is a formula for printing success. There isn’t enough press downtime while troubleshooting defects.
Time wasted is money lost. This diagnostic chart assists you in quickly identifying flexo printing defects and their likely causes, allowing you to get your … » read more «
This blog was written and submitted to us by Torben Wendland
The drying step during plate making of photopolymer plates is only necessary for solvent processed plates. Thermally processed plates do not require this step, since no solvent needs to … » read more «
The primary goal of flexographic printing is to keep the finished product of high quality. This must be accomplished in the face of increasing productivity, reducing waste, and lowering costs.
Although great strides have been made toward these objectives, printers … » read more «