6445Re: [PPLetterpress] ink drying time
- Aug 8, 2006Amy:
It sounds to me as though you have a coated paper and
your ink is an absorption drying ink. The coating of
varnish may be impeding the ink absorption which would
slow drying time.
I am sure dryer is available from Gans which will work
with your ink. I have never added dryer to any ink I
have used so I can not offer advice from that
My choice for a coated print job would have been an
oil base ink designed to dry by oxidation or
evaporation. Gans can provide many inks that meet the
requirements of your job but the important factor is
to tell them what paper your using and other details
such as your press type, environment (i.e.
Good luck and I am sure there will be some more great
advice from others.
Southwest Finishing, Inc.
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