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Abrasion

Problem:

Pigment is not ground.

Solution:

Grind pigment.

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Problem:

Pigment choice is incorrect.

Solution:

Select different pigments.

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Problem:

Solvent is drying too fast causing a dry wipe.

Solution:

Balance solvent blends.

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Problem:

Poor chroming of the cylinder.

Solution:

Rechrome cylinder.

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Problem:

Cylinder design is inappropriate.

Solution:

Change to proper cylinder design.

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Problem:

Blade is not oscillating.

Solution:

Adjust blade.

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Problem:

Blade pressure is excessive.

Solution:

Decrease blade pressure.

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Problem:

Contaminant is present in the ink.

Solution:

Filter or remake ink.

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Problem:

Doctor blade is nicked or warped.

Solution:

Change doctor blade.

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Problem:

Doctor blade contact angle is incorrect.

Solution:

Reset blade to correct angle and pressure.

*The solutions provided from the troubleshooting guide are general in nature, please contact or your sales or technical representative to discuss specific issues.

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