Gravure

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Comets

Problem:

Pattern changes with oscillation.

Solution:

Check for foreign substance under the blade. Clean blade and filter the ink.

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Problem:

Cylinder surface is nicked.

Solution:

Lightly polish or replace cylinder.

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Problem:

Ink is too dry.

Solution:

Slightly slow down ink drying for “wetter” printing.

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Problem:

Chrome is poor or has worn surface.

Solution:

Inspect cylinder against engravers; proof and check for loose or flaky chrome areas.

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