TSG Research Project:Mylar Dimensional Stability Under Excessive Dryer Heat Does excess dryer heat compromise the dimensional stability of the mylar backing. TSG feels that pushing the temperature higher could push the limits of thermal stability of the backing foil of the flexo printing plates. The recommended drying temperature is limited, as the raw polymer materials … Continue reading Mylar Dimensional Stability Under Excessive Dryer Heat Read More...
Scope of Test Determine if UVA lamp light energy (mW/cm2 or Joules) diminishes as temperature continues to rise outside the optimal operating parameters. According to most UV lamp manufacturers the optimal operating temperature for UVA lamps is 108ºF. At 120ºF it will diminish by 20% and at 140ºF it will diminish by 30%. This is … Continue reading TSG Research Project: High Temperature UVA Lamp Degradation Read More...
EskoWorld 2017 Each year, we look forward to attending EskoWorld (Esko's user conference) to share ideas and bring our customers news of the latest innovations! This year didn't disappoint! There are many new features coming soon that will directly benefit the flexographic market, specifically those making plates. Post-RIP Scum Dot Removal Scum dots are small image … Continue reading EskoWorld 2017 – New Software for Improved Platemaking Read More...
It's May 9th, first day of EskoWorld 2017 with more than 500 Esko users in attendance! Esko's President, Udo Panenka, opened with an overview of Esko's Vision. Esko has been with Danaher for more then 6 years as part of the growing Product Identification Group. During this time X-rite, Pantone, VideoJet and Laetus have joined this group and … Continue reading EskoWorld 2017 Opening Day – More Post to Come Read More...
APR is happy to introduce Esterlam's new G Series synthetic doctor blade aimed at the corrugated market. After completing extensive testing and market trials Esterlam released their latest innovation to their already globally successful portfolio. Designed to bring the improvements corrugated printers demand to bring the best in quality, safety, productivity and value. The G … Continue reading APR introduces Esterlam’s new Corrugated Doctor Blade Read More...
Exciting news for pad printers! FlintGroup has just released a new pad printing plate, specifically engineered for imaging by direct laser engraving. The nyloprint DLE S plate made it's debut this April, adding another plate option to the nyloprint lineup. The new nyloprint DLE S plate contains features for pad printers demanding the highest image quality … Continue reading New Product Update: FlintGroup nyloprint DLE S for Pad Printing Read More...