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ROTO 101 – Ink & Ink Filtration (Series 4 of 4)

ROTO 101 – Ink & Ink Filtration (Series 4 of 4)

ROTO 101 Ink & Ink Filtration Fourth in a 4 Part Series on Key Elements of the Rotogravure Process The majority of you have probably seen a presentation from your ink supplier. Most are very informative and well written. If you haven’t yet taken advantage of this...
ROTO 101 – Cylinders RZ/HV (Series 3 of 4)

ROTO 101 – Cylinders RZ/HV (Series 3 of 4)

ROTO 101 Cylinders RZ/HV Third in a 4 Part Series on Key Elements of the Rotogravure Process In previous articles, I discussed “Bottom Line” profits and losses and how everyone needs to be held accountable to ensure profits are held to their maximum. I also discussed...
ROTO 101 – Operator Best Practices (Series 2 of 4)

ROTO 101 – Operator Best Practices (Series 2 of 4)

ROTO 101 Operator Best Practices Second in a 4 Part Series on Key Elements of the Rotogravure Process Prevously, we discussed the fact that “change,” while often misunderstood and resisted, is absolutely necessary. No gains can be made in controlling a manufacturing...
ROTO 101 – Rotogravure Key Elements (Series 1 of 4)

ROTO 101 – Rotogravure Key Elements (Series 1 of 4)

ROTO 101 Key Elements First in a 4 Part Series on Key Elements of the Rotogravure Process The “Key Elements” of the rotogravure process are defined as: Operator Best Practices/Training Cylinders: RZ (surface roughness) HV (chrome hardness) Ink Management: Stability...