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Re: fixing a vex

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  • michael babcock|interrobang
    try doping your ink with van son smoothlith. it allows better coverage with less ink. particularly helpful on toothy stocks. strathmore pastelle comes to mind.
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 12, 2004
      try doping your ink with van son smoothlith.

      it allows better coverage with less ink. particularly helpful on toothy
      stocks. strathmore pastelle comes to mind.

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      best, m | interrobang



      > Message: 2
      > Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2004 04:39:00 -0000
      > From: "rxchow" <rxchow@...>
      > Subject: heavy ink coverage problem
      >
      > I have a vexing problem. I'm printing labels whose text is knocked-out
      > (reversed) and my results are far less than optimal because of the
      > requisite heavy ink coverage. I've inked the rollers twice. Did an
      > overprint. Added a lot of ink to the rollers. I'm stuck between lots
      > of transparency (extremely unacceptable) and muddled serifs. The label
      > size is approx. 3 by 4.5 inches.
      >
      > What are my options other than asking for a redesign and printing
      > offset? I'm printing with polymer plates on a Vandy 219 with a
      > non-adjustable bed. Help please!
      >
      > Thank you in advance, Roderick
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