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Anilox: critical factors

1 One of the critical factors concerning anilox life is wall thickness. In most cases, a wall width between 4 and 6 microns is ideal. The post-engraving process of diamond polishing ensures flat and smooth wall-tops. This gives the blade the necessary support, as long...

Q and A with Brett Forehand

  Q: With summer and hotter temperatures approaching, how do you slow down your inks from drying too fast? A: With water-based inks, I prefer to use propylene glycol or slow amine. They work well to lengthen drying times in hot weather. I recommend consulting...