The Effects of Temperature on Gravure Ink Printing, Profits, and the Planet

If you’re one of the country’s 480 gravure printers, you know that anything that can be done to prevent solvent losses from gravure ink printing during press operations is a good thing. Particularly if you’re a product or packaging gravure printer—running a smaller operation with fewer employees—every dollar counts. Knowing this, there’s some good news; according to statistics discovered in a joint study between the Gravure Association of America (GAA) and the EPA, Western Michigan University (WMU), and the University of Tennessee (UT), there are ways that controlling ink temperature can directly reduce your solvent losses while improving your print […]

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