DURABLE, LONG LIFE PRINT FORMS
Selecting your printing form, to suit your printing requirement, would seem like an obvious step, but how often do you suffer from print defects relating to the printing form, such as dot gain or pinholing, or produce 2 sets of plates, because your plates are not guranteed to last for the full print run?
Direct laser engraving can be the solution, because it has the the ability to image a wide variety of Elastomer sleeves and plate materials, meaning that printers can select a sleeve or plate to suit their exact printing requirements.
What charactoristics are your looking for in your printing and printing form?
Good ink transfer, for smooth consistent solid
Consistent dot gains in highlight
Easy to process plates using digital data
Long lifetime for long print runs
Ability to be cleaned, stored and re-used again and again
Laser engravable elastomer sleeves and plates can provide all these.
INK TRANSFER - FLEXO PRINT FORM
The flexo print form is a fundamental part of the printing process and has a significant impact on ink transfer and cleanliness of the inking process.Read more
Dried ink in anilox cells, can cause significant change in print densities. The FlexoStar laser can clean dried ink from even the smallest cells.Read more