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Piling

Piling is where the ink starts drying up on the blankets, plates or rollers and stops transferring properly.

Problem:

The inker is too hot.

Solution:

Check temperatures.

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Problem:

Very little consumption on the design.

Solution:

Replace with a weaker ink.

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Problem:

Ink is over pigmented.

Solution:

Reduce pigment loading.

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Problem:

Viscosity is too high.

Solution:

Add reducer.

*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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