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Flexo Chronicles: Anthology of Flexo Printing | Part 1 of 2

Flexographic printing has exploded in popularity over the past two decades, with roughly 60% of the entire packaging industry utilizing flexography in the construction of their packaging. 

10 Common Causes of Print Misregistration in Flexographic Printing

We've all had that moment when we're painting, tracing, or gluing something and in our intense concentration, our hand slips, marring our precious work. 

That's what print misregistration is like. To get the best possible print, the alignment of...

Ultimate Guide to Corrugated Packaging Printing With Flexo

Corrugated packaging and printing have come a long way in recent years. Although durable during shipping, corrugated substrates are spongy and can be easily crushed during an indelicate printing process.

As a result, businesses once had to settle...

4 Types of Flexographic Inks & When to Use Them

There’s a science behind your choice of ink. Different flexo printing inks are crafted to work best with varying image carriers and substrates.

Flexo Printing vs Gravure Printing: Pros and Cons

Commercial printing relies on a variety of technologies to print on different substrates, but two of the more popular techniques are flexographic printing and gravure printing.

Troubleshooting Flexo Printing on Film Substrates

In flexographic printing, maintaining a high quality of the finished product is always the primary goal. This must be accomplished in the face of demands to increase productivity, decrease waste and minimize costs.

Great advances have been achieved...

Benefits of Choosing Elastomer Blends vs Photopolymers

It’s no secret that large-scale printing operations have been popular for centuries. 

What is Narrow Web Flexo Printing?

For small and mid-sized manufacturers, determining the right printing options for your products can be a challenge. A lot of the larger printing companies focus on big printing runs that are simply not an option for smaller companies. 

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...

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