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Ghosting-Mechanical

Problem:

Roller settings are faulty. Rollers are poor or incorrect diameter.

Solution:

Check roller settings and diameter especially form rollers to the plate.

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Problem:

Layout of work may be poor.

Solution:

Whenever possible, make take-off bars to compensate for lack of ink needs.

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Problem:

Ink is too transparent.

Solution:

More opaque inks can sometimes help mask ghosting caused by job layout; consult with your ink maker.

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Problem:

Embossed blanket.

Solution:

Deglaze or replace blanket as indicated.

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Problem:

Ink strength

Solution:

A weaker ink can provide more transfer to even out the ink film.

*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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