Would you like to cut your press downtime in half?
Flexo Wash has a new Anilox Sleeve Cleaner that will do just that.
Wide web converters are always looking for ways to reduce press downtime and costs. The new Flexo Wash FW 992XL Anilox Sleeve Cleaner will clean TWO wide web anilox sleeves at the same time in about 15 minutes. Continue reading “Reduce Downtime with New Flexo Wash Anilox Sleeve Cleaner”
The science of printing has been an ever-evolving pursuit since man first recreated animal shapes on cave walls. With each new printing advancement, the boundaries of what can be printed have been pushed, even into the 3rd dimension. Continue reading “A History of Printing”
Your press is your livelihood. You have no time to deal with a dirty or broken Anilox rolls. Continue reading “Inspecting Your Anilox Equipment”
If you’ve ever wanted to know more about all the exciting parts of a multi-cylinder cleaner, you’re in luck! Continue reading “Inside of a Multi-Cylinder Cleaner”
We all know that anilox rollers must be cleaned immediately after use in order to avoid plugging which can cause serious issues. A number of methods exist for cleaning anilox rollers, each with their own unique advantages and disadvantages. Continue reading “Common Cleaning Procedures for Anilox Rollers”
1890: The first flexography press is patented by Bibby, Baron and Sons in Liverpool. The water-based ink smeared easily and the device was eventually referred to as “Bibby’s Folly.” Continue reading “The Evolution of Flexography”
What Is Flexography Printing?
Flexography printing, sometimes referred to as “surface printing” or “flexo,” is a traditional method of printing that utilizes a flexible relief plate made of either rubber or flexible plastic. This allows the plate to conform and deliver ink to many different kinds of print surfaces. Continue reading “Flexography Printing Basics”