Printing ≫ Flexography 07/13 2009 16:37
With the introduction of the new nyloflex® FSC Digital, Flint Group Flexographic Products offers a novel printing plate to the corrugated converting industry, which can contribute to lowering the total cost of ownership while increasing quality due to the unique low plate hardness of only 26 Shore A and finally making work life easier.
Particularly in the corrugated market the trend towards low cost liners has become accepted, this has resulted in special print requirements in order to obtain the high quality demanded by brand owners.
To print corrugated transit packaging, generally printing plates with a very low hardness are required to achieve sufficient ink transfer – previously this has only been possible with liquid plates. This meant that both the printer and the converter had to abstain from many advantages of a solid plate, such as the very low manufacturing tolerances. » Read More