Do you really think that dot dipping doesn’t exist?

I recently came across an interesting video that was published by one anilox rolls manufacturer that, in the attempt of promoting their technology, depicts dot dipping as an industry myth and illustrates flexo users, who believe that this problem exists, as troglodytes… “The industry myth that dot dipping is occurring within the anilox cells is impossible. Physics

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Dot bridging

Description Causes Remedies Description Dots in midtones screened areas, that normally should appear separated on printing, bridge together causing a dirty aspect on printed product. Causes Main addressable cause is anilox volume too high for the selected plate linescreen, or, viceversa, plate linescreen too high for the available anilox volume. The ink, collected by the printing

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Anilox: convert screen-count and volume

Do you know how to quickly convert your anilox rolls screen-count (cell count) and volume values between metric and imperial unit measurements? You can use these formulas: For volume: Volume in cm³/m² = Volume in BCM/in² x 1,55 (*)Volume in BCM/in² = Volume in cm³/m² ÷ 1,55 (*) 1,54899999999999 rounded to 1,55 For screen-count: Screen-count in c/cm = Screen-count in cpi ÷ 2,54Screen-count in cpi = Screen-count in c/cm x 2,54

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