Gravure Printing


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Gravure Printing

A way to print paper in which the image is carved into the printing plate. That is, the image consists of indentations on the plate. This contrasts with relief printing, in which the image is raised from the plate's surface.
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Gencoglu, EN, "The Effects of Some Engraving and Film Substrate Parameters on the Solid Density and the Dot Gain in Gravure Printing.
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For the carton packaging, 8-color gravure printing on coated duplex board with grey back (250g/m2) is used.
The lid is made of foil, pre-printed using gravure printing with copper plates and shines with the utmost brilliance.
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NPE will amply reflect the wide variety of plastics decorating and finishing options, with exhibits of pad, screen, ink-jet, dry-offset, flexo, and gravure printing technologies, as well as hot stamping/heat-transfer decorating, laser marking, and spray painting.
This effort includes work at Japan s leading gravure printing plant, the Hino Plant located in Shiga, which is the company s offset and gravure printing center.
One such possibility is the use of electron beam (EB) curable inks for gravure printing.
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The company has been working closely with ink suppliers looking at the range of colour effects and special finishes that can be delivered using gravure printing and the results have been outstanding.
The new facility will offer gravure printing with in-line embossing and cutting and creasing in addition to the lithographic printing and finishing services provided by the existing plant.