There may be other ways to solve your drying problems…

By Apex International | Jan 29, 2020 4:00:00 AM

Probably the easiest and fastest way to solve any ink drying problems during print production is to add some drying solvent to the ink. However: it is usually not your ink that is actually causing the problem. It may be worth it to take a different approach and prevent the problem from (re-)occurring. 

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Emerging Anilox Technologies: How They Impact Brands, Board & Box

By David McBeth | Sep 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM

*Originally published in FLEXO Magazine's June 2019 issue

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Getting it right on Corrugated board: Keep it clean!

By Apex International | Jul 22, 2019 3:44:06 AM

Flexo printers are facing many challenges every day, with the flexo printing process itself often being one of the biggest of them all. This is caused by the huge amount of variables involved. And printing on corrugated makes it even harder to achieve the required result. Keeping the flow of ink consistent is key to getting it right.

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6 guide lines to increase the lifetime of your anilox

By Apex International | May 23, 2019 2:00:00 AM

The anilox is considered to be the heart of the printing press. During the production process the tolerances are within micrometers. This counts for the body, the bearings, the journals and just as much for the ceramic layer on top and its laser engraving technology creating the volume. Once the roll or sleeve is delivered to you, we expect you to treat it with the utmost care as well in order to create the longest possible lifetime.

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Top causes of Dot Gain related to Anilox rolls

By Apex International | May 20, 2019 3:01:08 AM

Dot gain in flexographic printing has a variety of causes and shows up in enlarged halftone dots to derformed dots, which can print out fuzzy sometimes. There are several causes of dot gain that are related to anilox rolls, however, there are also solutions to overcome dot gain or decrease it. 

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