10 things to avoid in flexography to prevent from troubles

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. Don't miss the next videos: click here to subscribe to flexo•expert channel on YouTube! Interested in customized training in flexography? [...]

Anilox: convert linescreen and volume

Do you know how to quickly convert your anilox rolls linescreen and volume values between metric and imperial unit measurements? Volume: cm³/m² = BCM/in² x 1,55 (*) BCM/in² = cm³/m² ÷ 1,55 (*) 1,54899999999999 rounded to 1,55 Linescreen: l/cm = lpi ÷ 2,54 lpi = l/cm x 2,54 where: BCM/in² = Billion Cubic Microns per [...]

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Hollow dots, like donuts, perforate ink layers

Ink builds around small print elements like dots and small type creating hollow shapes like donuts. Inked dots perforate ink layers that were printed by previous printing groups. This happened on external print on plastic film, solvent based inks, flat-top plate, sequence YMCK. Combined action of excessive impression with high ink volume and [...]