Washup

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Washup

In printing, to clean one ink color from a printer in preparation of loading another.
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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).
All ColorTrac series inks minimize waste with short make-readies, reduce the number of wash-ups, and come up to color on-press fast.
In 1988, there were 34 beach day closures due to wash-ups of floatables on New Jersey and Long Island shores.
We can easily produce high quality process color printing with perfect CMYK registration without producing plates, make ready or wash-ups.
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 remained very limited, and Cuba concentrated its supply reduction efforts on preventing illegal smuggling through Cuban territorial waters, rapidly collecting reported narcotic wash-ups, and preventing visitors and smugglers from bringing smaller amounts of narcotics into the country.
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.