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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While we have been working on these solutions, gravure printing has remained static.
Not only does HD Flexo vastly improve visual print quality but it creates efficiencies as a print process to ultimately deliver a viable alternative to offset and gravure printing.
In our quest to purchase a platemaking system, we focused on direct engraving systems because we ve been using large direct engraving machines for publication gravure printing, says Akihiko Uyama, Director, Sagawa Printing.
When a white ink is required in the printing process, the Epson Stylus Pro WT7900 represents an exciting new way for proofing and prototyping both flexographic and gravure printing products.
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 plants convert paperboard into printed packaging for consumer products using the gravure printing process and are part of MWV's packaging business.
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.
The contract is the supply and installation of printing lines for sheet-fed gravure printing on 4 color printing with an output of at least 3,500 sheets per hour, including full training of workers contracting authority for the work of the supplied line.
When a white ink is required in the printing process, the Epson Stylus Pro WT7900 represents a new way for proofing and prototyping both flexo-graphic and gravure printing products.
There are some strong trends that are benefiting gravure printing.
Saueressig is a leading European provider of pre-press services and gravure printing forms.