Have you ever experienced any problems like streaks, gearmarks, banding, bouncing and the like?In this short video I try to explain some of the most common causes at the origin of these defects in flexographic printing.
Have you ever experienced any troubles when printing in flexo? Here is a list of things you should avoid when approaching flexography in order to prevent from troubles in production.
Description Causes Remedies Description Slur is characterised by the smearing of the printed image: the dots are distorted in printing direction, typically elongated, and exhibit an oval shape. This condition is caused by slippage at the point of contact and impression between the plate and the substrate and/or even the plate and the anilox roll.
It is important to know in depth the technical characteristics of the printing press, and especially the configuration of the cylinders. Their diameters, combined with the gauge and the resilience of the plate, of the mounting tape and of the substrate, will determine whether the print will happen in the right position, without slurring, having