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Carey Color offers a variety of printing options. This includes: Elastomer smartsleeves,  dry offset plates, and Kodak NX Flexcel plates.

A DETAILED REVIEW OF FLEXCEL NX SYSTEM

Let’s review the Flexcel NX system. Get excited about high print densities and dependable print consistency. How about a solid NX advantage that sets you up for success on press? Bright and super clean colors that run the gamut, smoother transitions, wider tonal range, and impressive print contrast. Designs love it. Kodak imaging technology has…
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THE QUALITY OF DIRECT LASER ENGRAVING

DIRECT LASER ENGRAVING BASICS, BENEFITS, FUTURE BUSINESS At the start of this century, new laser technologies emerged. YAG and diode lasers started to become common in the plate making process, at first only in mask ablation, but later also for Direct Laser Engraving (DLE). Several engraving system manufacturers picked up on these technologiesand designed their…
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THERMAL CONTRACTION EXPLAINED

THERMAL CONTRACTION CAN DRAMATICALLY AFFECT PRESS REGISTRATION It’s January. Outside the window, the snow is falling. On the schedule: a reprint of 400,000 impressions for your biggest customer. You order the sleeves from the warehouse and when it comes time to print, the pressman calls. He can’t get the job to register and you know…
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KISS IMPRESSION IS KEY IN AN IDEAL PRESSRUN

As the industry introduces new presses, inks and substrates, it is important to remember that it is often simple best practices that determine the success of a print run. Methods for consistent impression are some of the most important best practices a printer can establish and the “kiss” impression is one of the most essential.…
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