What are the advantages of gravure printing?
The biggest advantage of gravure printing is that the gravure is capable of transferring 90% of the ink to the paper which is higher than most other printing processes. And it is noted for its remarkable density range, applying vivid colors.
Gravure is capable of high-volume printing on nearly all kinds of materials besides paper.
How does a gravure printing press work?
Engraved patterns are sunken on the printing plate. When the printing ink is applied to the plate, it sinks into the engraved patterns. After cleaning the extra ink on the plate, there is ink left only in the patterns. Put the materials on. The gravure printing press will impress the ink onto the material.
What is the difference between flexography and rotogravure?
Flexography is a kind of relief printing. But customarily, flexography means printing with liquid oil and flexible printing plate.
Compared with rotogravure, flexography is eco-friendlier and more economical but the printings produced are less colorful and vivid.
What are the advantages of flexographic printing press?
Compared with gravure printing press, flexographic printing press is more economical and the printing cylinder is easier to change. This helps the factories shorten the production cycle from designing to printing. And these features mean that flexography is suitable for small scale of printing.