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How to Calculate Flexographic Ink Consumption (+ Save Money)

Knowing how much flexographic ink you need for a particular job and making sure you use that ink most efficiently can make a significant difference in your profitability. 

It’s important to look at some ways to calculate ink amounts and examine...

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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Breaking Down An In-Line Printing Press

 

With a wide range of substrate materials & sizes, as well as a plethora of different applications, different styles and types of printing presses exist to serve the wide-ranging flexographic printing industry. 

Of all the press types, the most...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How to Choose the Right Flexo Printing Machinery

Purchasing a flexo printing machine is a little like buying a car. You want the right balance of safety, functionality, and quality without breaking the bank. 

Understanding the Uses and Benefits of Halftone (Stochastic) Screening

Would it surprise you to know that the colors you see on some of the most popular consumer goods are actually just a “trick of the eye”?

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. 

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