Category: Barkev Graphics Bulletin

Why is it so important to keep your Flexo printing plates clean?
November 13, 2017 Barkev Graphics Bulletin,Bulletin Barkev Group

If you are running solvent or water based inks then you will experience a phenomenon called dot gain or filling in, and this is more prevalent when printing on non-absorbent plastic films.  So, what is dot gain or filling in? Dot Gain – is where ink is squeezed off the dot through too much pressure

Doing the right thing!
September 13, 2017 Barkev Graphics Bulletin,Bulletin Barkev Group

‘The LIV model is about doing everything with excellence, offering companies the opportunity to do business with us, and in doing so, to partner with us in bringing about change at large, leaving a legacy of hope for future generations,’ said Lee Shutte, CEO of LIV Business. ‘We are extremely grateful to companies such as

Why the big fuss about cleaning anilox rollers?
September 5, 2017 Barkev Graphics Bulletin,Bulletin Barkev Group

Today’s printers have a wide range of different type of inks to choose from to meet the high demand of quality printing.  With these option each ink type has its pros and cons. Some inks dry faster than others and some need UV Lights to cure the ink between printing stations. Then there are options

Non-Woven Products & Packaging
June 2, 2017 Barkev Graphics Bulletin,Bulletin Barkev Group

Quality Control In Non-Woven Products & Packaging New kinds of non-woven and composite engineered structures have come on the scene in the last few decades and in some areas of industry have had a profound impact. For instance in civil engineering, non-woven geo-textiles are highly valued for sub-surface drainage and erosion control applications. Associated composite

Print Resposibly
June 2, 2017 Barkev Graphics Bulletin Barkev Group

The composition of wastes from printing and converting varies but in general, source reduction of these wastes will benefit printers and converters that print by reducing material needs, disposal costs and energy consumption, etc.  The control of waste in the pressroom and in other departments not only makes the workplace and surrounding environment safer and