GTT 2.0 Delivers Consistent Flexo Printing

By Apex International | Sep 7, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Apex International has announced the reintroduction of GTT anilox technology.

The product of nearly 10 years development, GTT 2.0 anilox is specifically engineered to mitigate liquid turbulence resulting in a calm liquid surface.

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GTT Anilox Engravings Proven to Reduce Ink Usage and Deliver Higher Opacity & Quality

By Apex International | Sep 6, 2021 3:41:46 PM

A recent comprehensive flexo print trial reveals surprising results about the importance of anilox engravings in achieving target white ink opacity.

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The White Ink Dilemma

By Apex International | Sep 3, 2021 4:35:14 PM
Print quality in flexible packaging is heavily impacted by white ink.

When white ink is not sufficiently opaque or homogenous, the final printed graphics may appear dull or grey. Increasing the printed ink weight by increasing anilox volume can improve opacity; however, there are obvious trade-offs concerning bond strengths for lamination — not to mention ink usage. White ink typically accounts for 30% of a converter’s ink costs. 

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Two day Technical Training Aniloxes at Apex

By Apex International | May 16, 2019 4:40:49 AM
 

 Have you ever wondered what a hexagonal 60° anilox cell engraving actually looks like? Or considered what vital role it plays in achieving the best results in print on corrugated board? By organizing a two-day training, tailored to all industries, Apex is providing print professionals with answers to these – and many more – questions by sharing relevant insights, practical knowledge and important background information on the basics of anilox technology.

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