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Brittleness

Problem:

Web heat is excessive.

Solution:

Decrease web temperature.

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Problem:

Moisture is lost from the substrate.

Solution:

Introduce moisture by adding steam or add a small amount of plasticizer.

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Problem:

The level of plasticizer in the ink is incorrect or plasticizer is lost through migration.

Solution:

Add plasticizer or change ink.

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Problem:

Excessive non-stick is occurring.

Solution:

Reduce non stick or add a small amount of plasticizer.

*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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