Development of In-Line Printing Press Calendering Station
The results showed that, for all inks and substrates, the electrical resistance is reduced at higher nip temperature and pressure, relative to that without calendering. Furthermore, the same resistance can be obtained with a lower anilox cell volume and calendering than with higher cell volume but without calendering. This translates to a higher ink mileage (lower ink usage) for the same electrical performance if the calendering is used. The economic benefits of this are large, because of the high cost of the silver inks.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2010-01-01
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