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The ink is spreading into undesired areas typically seen in reversed out text.

Problem:

Plate to blanket pressure too high.

Solution:

Check the pressure settings and reset if necessary.

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Problem:

Form rollers pressure is too high.

Solution:

Check the pressure settings and reset if necessary.

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Problem:

Cooling system not efficient; more ink transference.

Solution:

If not possible to fix the system, remove extra solvent from the ink formula.

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Problem:

Ink film weight is too high.

Solution:

Compare with standard roll out and adjust the key fountain.

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Problem:

Ink viscosity is too low.

Solution:

Avoid extra-reducer in the formula.

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