Reflex Blues

I’ve Got the Reflex Blues

Low down and dirty and all alone. That’s how you may feel when a job specifies Reflex Blue. Printers deal with drying, scuffing, scratching, set off, and incompatibility with coatings and UV finishing. Yet Reflex Blue and it’s PMS friends remain popular choices for graphic designers. Not a Dry Eye in the House What exactly […]

Drying Systems

LED-UV vs H-UV Drying Systems

Midstate Printing is currently in the market to buy a new press. We’ve narrowed our choices down to two manufacturers. Both could provide LED-UV or H-UV drying systems. Owner and Plant Manager Tom House gave me the task of gathering information on LED-UV vs H-UV drying systems. Off to Google I went. The H-UV system […]

Hybrid Printing

Hybrid Printing Offers Exciting Options

Imagine the ability to incorporate variable data into your web, flexo and sheet-fed environments. Attendees of Drupa 2016 came away with a desire for variable data printing that utilized a combination of traditional printing and digital technologies. Manufacturers have invested in the development of inline inkjet heads on standard printing equipment and it looks like […]