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Backing Away/Low Flow

Problem:

Ink fountain ball is too cold.

Solution:

Confirm that ink fountain ball is above 70°F(21°C) to ensure adequate ink flow.

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Problem:

Ink fountain is at a low level.

Solution:

Add ink to fountain ball. Added weight will allow ink to follow fountain ball better.

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Problem:

Ink is thixotropic and gels.

Solution:

Frequently work ink in fountain, use ink agitators, or add a small amount of overprint vanish to induce flow.

*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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