Flexo and Gravure inks can be found in many different parts of the printing world. We have covered what these two versatile and prolific water-based inks are and how they work in previous articles.
Did you know that ink was used as far back as 2500 B.C.E.? How about the fact that inks were used in such historical contexts as the Dead Sea Scrolls, William Shakespeare’s plays, and, of course, the first printing presses? Much has changed since each of those uses, particularly the way we communicate, but one thing remains the same: the universal necessity for ink. One of the most important and widely used types are gravure printing inks, which are used for such applications as glossy magazine, wallpaper, and the wrapping paper on birthday presents—as well as the accompanying birthday cards. […]