Gravure

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Streaking

Problem:

Foreign matter in the ink.

Solution:

Filter the ink.

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Problem:

Dried ink skin is in the system.

Solution:

Filter the ink. Keep a lid on the ink container.

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Problem:

Pattern changes with oscillation.

Solution:

Check for foreign substance under the blade. Clean blade and filter the ink.

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Problem:

Doctor blade is nicked.

Solution:

Lightly polish to remove burr. If streaks oscillate, change the doctor blade.

*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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