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MacDermid Graphics Solutions' LUX ITP 60 Brings Benefits to Existing Workflows From the April, 2016 issue of FLEXO Magazine. Used with permission. Achieving flat top dots without adding steps to the workflow has been a reality since spring of 2014, when MacDermid launched the LUX ITP 60. In The Plate (ITP) 60 is a 60 … Continue reading Flat Top for All Read More...
HandheldColor MeasurementInstruments 1.) A handheld color measurement instrument is only as good as its last calibration/certification. These instruments need to be calibrated regularly. A Spectrophotometer should be calibrated at least once a day to its White reference tile. Most manufacturers recommend having your unit re-certified to factory settings once a year or every other year. … Continue reading 5 Things to know about – Handheld Color Measurement Instruments Read More...
We have recently introduced G7 Master Printer certification program for flexographic operations allowing us to assist in profiling flexo presses and confirm for printers that they're printing consistently based on G7 specifications. G7 is a process that helps printers print consistent color, with less preparation and less waste, and reliably produce high quality printing that … Continue reading G7 Certification for Flexo Capabilities Read More...
For those of us in printing, especially package printing, understanding and keeping up with government regulations can be a thorn in the side. Now don't roll your eyes or start huffing at the thought just yet. If we choose to look at the glass as half full, we can embrace these changes as "opportunities"! On … Continue reading Mind Your Graphics:
Labeling Requirements & Regulations for Package Printing
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