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Behind the Scenes of Flexographic Image Carrier Production

If you've ever wondered how the flexographic printing process works, an important component is the image carrier services. After an image has been provided and edited for the printing process, flexographic printing plates or cylinders are created.

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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 for...

Benefits of Choosing Elastomer Blends vs Photopolymers

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

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...

Flexo 101: How To Print on Aluminum Cans

Have you ever wondered how the labels get printed on cans of soda or craft beer? Chances are, the product that you’re holding in your hand was printed using flexographic technology. 

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. 

Flexo Carton Printing: Crucial Considerations

Did you know the same printing method used to print craft beer and wine labels is used to print on the very same cartons those products are shipped in? Welcome to the magic of modern flexo printing!

At a very high level, Flexo printing technology...

Flexographic Printing Materials 101: Choosing the Right Materials for Success

Flexographic printing can give you numerous advantages in your commercial printing operation. The cost-effectiveness, speed, quality of prints, and versatility of flexographic printing can streamline an operation and save investment in materials....

How to Print on Plastic Film Substrates With Flexo Printing

The printing business uses many different substrates -- some better than others.

 Popular substrates today include rigid vinyl PVC, polypropylene and / or BOPP,  and polyester (PET). The advantage of these plastic substrates over traditional ones is...

6 Practical Uses for Wide Web Flexo Printing

Wide web flexo printing is a popular choice when you’re looking for speed. Additionally, many printers opt to print wide web when they are printing on a large substrate or have an otherwise unconventional application.

We wanted to take a closer look...

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