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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. 

Mottled Print: Understanding This Common Flexo Printing Defect

Package printing often requires a great deal of solid-color imagery, even in the most intricate of design patterns.

That black backdrop behind a picture of a product? Solid image. That large, single-color logo affixed to the side of a cardboard...

How Flexographic Printing Works | A Step-by-Step Guide to Flexography

Flexographic printing is everywhere and has been for decades. You can see examples of it on candy wrappers, candy bags, snack bags, labels, cereal boxes, plastic shampoo bottles, peel-able double-sided medication labels, in your notebooks, legal...

Flexo Vs. Offset Printing: Inks, Maintenance, Cost, Convenience

 

Package printing comes in many shapes and sizes. Printers and label makers use four main types of printing processes packaging: flexographic, digital, gravure, and offset.

Sustainable Printing Methods: Flexo vs. Screen, Gravure, Litho, Offset

As the manufacturing society trends toward more eco-friendly practices, it’s important to consider whether or not you’re using sustainable printing methods. 

Care and Maintenance of Flexo Print Sleeves, Cylinders, and Plates

When it comes to maximizing the lifespan and usefulness of flexographic printing equipment, the importance of proper care and maintenance procedures cannot be overlooked. 

 

Just as you would protect a new combine, dozer, or piece of manufacturing...

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