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Washup

In printing, to clean one ink color from a printer in preparation of loading another.
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All ColorTrac series inks minimize waste with short make-readies, reduce the number of wash-ups, and come up to color on-press fast.
3 MT in wash-up events), a 360% increase from the previous year's 2.
Between January and September 2009, the GOC seized 3,008 kilograms of narcotics--nearly double the amount seized in 2008, including 86 packets of narcotics wash-ups (1,037 kilograms of marijuana, 2 kilograms of cocaine, and 31 kilograms of hashish).
The judges concluded there will be fewer blanket wash-ups and replacement, reduced downtime and paper waste and increased ink stability and setting.
Printers who use Hydro H20 Inks will see countless advantages such as fewer blanket wash-ups and replacement, reduced downtime and paper waste and increased ink stability and setting," an InterTech Technology Award judge said.
Wilkinson, Spectrastat runs cleaner with virtually no wash-ups required, and customers are reporting 30 percent to 40 percent more mileage.
Productivity is improved because of the paper's clean, dependable runnability which eliminates mid-run wash-ups, and outstanding color fidelity is ensured by the paper's high-gloss surface, according to the company.