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Planographic printing: the differences between dry and wet offset

In indirect printing methods, the non-printable areas of the plate can be moistened with water or covered with silicone Offset is by far the most widely […]

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Lithographic printing systems

The invention of lithography and then offset printing marked a revolution in the graphic arts and publishing industry Offset printing is the offspring of lithography, a […]

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How are the plates for offset printing?

The premium quality offered by offset technology starts with the preparation of the aluminium plates where the original image is to be transferred One of the […]

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Differences between sheetfed and rotary offset printing

Sheetfed printing works with sheets, whereas rotary printing supplies the substrate in reels Offset is one of the most popular printing methods due to the outstanding […]

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What is offset prepress?

The pre-press phase of any print job is essential to achieve a satisfactory result Prepress processes are those that take place between the creation of the […]

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The printing industry’s post-pandemic adjustment to reality

In spite of the difficulties, the sector has developed strategies to seize new opportunities and keep growing How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected the printing industry? […]

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Semi-rotary Die-cutting Unit - ROTATEK

What is die-cutting and what is it for?

ROTATEK’s semi-rotary die-cutting unit offers the best quality and accuracy for self-adhesive multi-material labels Die-cutting is a technique that allows to reproduce uneven shapes on any […]

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Alternatives to mercury-based inks: UV LED and Electron Beam

New printing technologies improve performance and quality while minimising environmental impact The inks that have traditionally been used in industrial printing contain heavy metals, such as […]

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The advantages of label printing with offset technology

The evolution of offset printing leads to cost optimisation in the context of ever shorter print runs with the same quality as digital printing Conventional or […]

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FlatBed screen printing unit - ROTATEK

What is a flat screen-printing unit?

Screen printing offers a very high level of detail and colour intensity beyond the reach of other techniques The modular design of the ROTATEK machines allows […]

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