Ghosting – Mechanical

Roller settings are faulty. Rollers are poor or incorrect diameter

Check roller settings and diameter especially form rollers to the plate

Layout of work may be poor

Whenever possible, make take-off bars to compen-sate for lack of ink needs

Ink is too transparent

More opaque inks can sometimes help mask ghosting caused by job layout – consult with your inkmaker

Embossed blanket

Deglaze or replace blanket as indicated

Ink strength

A weaker ink can provide more transfer to even out the ink film