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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.
No special inks means fewer wash-ups, less downtime and opportunities to gang up different run jobs on the same form, resulting in a substantial cost savings to both printer and client.
Domestic production and consumption of illegal drugs remained very limited, and Cuba concentrated its counternarcotics supply reduction efforts by preventing illegal smuggling through Cuban territorial waters, rapidly collecting reported narcotic wash-ups, and preventing tourists from smuggling smaller amounts of narcotics into the country.
3 MT in wash-up events), a 360% increase from the previous year's 2.
The judges concluded there will be fewer blanket wash-ups and replacement, reduced downtime and paper waste and increased ink stability and setting.
This approach acts as an interdiction force-multiplier for CBG troops who are responsible for patrolling the Cuban coastline, largely by foot, collect wash-ups of illicit narcotics around Cuba's 5,746 kilometer coastline.
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.