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Foaming

Problem:

Agitation is excessive.

Solution:

Reduce pump agitation.

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Problem:

Circulation of aqueous ink is inadequate.

Solution:

Slightly increase sump circulation.

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Problem:

Antifoam level is too low in aqueous ink.

Solution:

Add defoamer and/or adjust ink formulation.

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Problem:

Solvent ink or coating contains an additive that is prone to foaming.

Solution:

Remake ink or coating.

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