Re: fixing a vex
- 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.
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