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Defining Wide Web Flexo Printing

Read This Before You Fingerprint a Flexo Printing Press

The biggest concern when it comes to flexo printing equipment is repeatability. Having a high rate of variation between print runs is never good, so taking steps to improve your repeatability should be your utmost priority. 

Oil Based vs Water Based Flexo Inks: Optimize Your Materials

Selecting ink for your flexographic printing projects isn't a decision to make without consideration. Additionally, ink selection should not be made considering cost alone. 

The ink you choose should be selected based on a variety of factors,...

CHECKLIST: FDA-Compliant Packaging Materials

When it comes to packaging food or medical devices, it’s crucial that everything that needs to be compliant is compliant. 

Top 4 List of Sustainable Packaging Materials for Flexo Printing

Flexographic, or flexo, printing is among the most popular package printing methods, especially for medium-to-long print runs. But with so many consumers choosing to do business with brands that incorporate eco-friendly strategies into their...

Elastomer Sleeves vs Photopolymer Plates for Flexo Printing

When thinking about the various components involved in making a final flexo printed product, one of the most important elements to thoroughly consider is your image carrier selection.

After all, when your image carrier is not optimized for your...

5 Ways to Improve Flexo Packaging Printing Speeds

You already know how important operational efficiency is, especially when it comes to optimizing your high-speed flexo press. The faster you can print, the more orders you can fulfill and the faster your customers can get their products on store...

How Load-N-Lok Revolutionized Flexographic Printing

For those of us in the flexographic printing business, we know that changing plates can be a time-consuming process and maintenance is often expensive. We wanted to make a product that cut down on preparation time, increased productivity, 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...

Photopolymer & Elastomer in Flexo: Pros and Cons

Elastomer blend or photopolymer: Which image carrier material will work best on a flexographic printing job? 

Answer: It depends. It also matters to your bottom line. 

So it’s important to know the difference to determine which applications call...

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