Should I use a Red Board or a Gray Board? Is Glass Board better than Phenolic? In which situation is Poly Board a better choice? These questions are often asked by graphic arts press operators. However, once you understand a simple concept, you will be able to make the right selection for your particular need. […]
Install a plate that fits the plate cylinder circumference on your press. The “L” dimension is the visible length of the installed plate, after wrapping the trailing edge around the reel rod. All dimensions are shown in inches.
Install a blanket that fits the blanket cylinder circumference on your press. The “L” dimension is the visible length of the installed blanket. All dimensions are shown in inches.
When feeding sheets ranging from 5mm flimsy vinyl, to chip board, wrapped plastic, leather or vinyl, the following points will be helpful: 1. In feeding 5mm vinyl, the main consideration is to support the material until it is delivered to the bottom gauge band. 2. Roll or bend the material in a manner that causes […]
In order to understand the five rules you must first know how foil is made. Foil is made in five layers; the first layer is the carrier, this is the clear material that is left after the other layers have been transferred to the substrate (paper,ect.). The second layer is called the release, this is […]