AN ASSESSMENT OF DIGITAL AND TRADITIONAL FLEXOGRAPHIC PRINTS QUALITATIVE PARAMETERS

  • G. Prėnaitė Kaunas University of Technology
  • V. Bivainis Kaunas University of Technology

Abstract

Recently, the flexographic printing quality is constantly improving. Areas of application and possibilities of flexographic printing are growing. Flexographic printing is mainly used for the production of labels and packaging. Recently, smaller print runs are printed using digital flexographic printing, in order to fulfill customer orders as soon as possible. Digital flexographic press can be printed on almost all materials, on which can print and traditional flexo printing.
In this paper was tested traditional colors ΔE color differences of digital and traditional flexographic printing prints on different materials. The prints inks adhesion to the printable surface properties was also analyzed. It was found that digital flexographic printing prints color and characteristics of the inks adhesion to the printable surface did not differ from the traditional flexographic print.

Published
2017-11-20