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Anilox Volume Guide (+ FREE Print Out Chart!)

Anilox volume refers to the carrying capacity of an anilox cell, or the amount of ink held in each cell, during Flexographic Printing.

It is one of the many factors that determine the amount of ink that is transferred to the print material and...

Troubleshooting Blister Packaging Print Problems

Flexographic printing can achieve high resolution printing results on blister packaging, but care must be taken not to harm the integrity of the seal so the contents are not compromised by outside elements.

If you're experiencing issues with flexo...

Flat Top Dots: What to Talk To Your Image Carrier Manufacturer About

In the flexographic printing world, paying attention to the tiniest of details can make the biggest of differences. One small detail that requires attention is dot profiles ( or shapes).

It seems simple enough to overlook, but the experienced flexo...

How to Get the Best Prints on Flexible Packaging

It’s no secret that flexible packaging is one of the most common and popular types of product containers. A “flexible package” is any type of packaging that is flexible and can change shape easily. 

Flexo Printing Defects Diagnostic Chart & Troubleshooting Guide

There’s an equation for printing success. Too much press downtime while troubleshooting defects isn’t a part of it. Wasted time is wasted money.

This diagnostic chart helps you quickly hone in on your flexo printing defects and their likely causes,...

Common Foil Embossing Challenges and Defects

As more and more products are launched in the market, marketing teams have put more resources into branding their products. 

Surface Tension Test Ink Makes Measuring Wettability Easy

Surface tension is one of two key factors in proper substrate wetting (the other being surface energy). Tension is what causes liquids moving to form into a spherical shape, as if they are surround by an elastic membrane under tension. The molecules...

Luminite to Attend FTAs FORUM 2022 Conference

Following an extremely successful 2021 fall conference, Luminite is excited to announce we will be attending FTA’s FORUM 2022 conference.

Image Carrier Technical Support Services

With flexographic printing being a niche portion of the printing industry, finding technical support when a printing defect arises can be challenging. Should you reach out to the press manufacturer, image carrier service, or maybe even a former...

Blister Pack Printing Adhesives: How to Remain FDA Compliant

Blister packaging is a key component of pharmaceutical, food, and cosmetic products. 

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