Backing Away / Low Flow

Ink fountain ball is too cold

Confirm that ink fountain ball is above 70°F(21°C) to ensure adequate ink flow

Ink fountain is at a low level

Add ink to fountain ball. Added weight will allow ink to follow fountain ball better

Ink is thixotropic and gels

Work ink in fountain frequently, use ink agitators, or add a small amount of overprint vanish to induce flow