The hottest gravure printing trend in the 21st cen

2022-08-01
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Gravure printing trend in the 21st century the development of laser etching and imaging technology makes the future of gravure printing full of hope

we often say that we live in a global village. Through analyzing and understanding the new trend of the world pattern, gravure printing industry will position itself in the future. The expected growth in demand for consumables in the coming years depends on two major development factors. First, as more and more countries join the free trade market, the middle class will continue to grow in size and quantity worldwide. Secondly, the huge growth of the groups that use the Internet to shop and obtain services has formed a new phenomenon: e-commerce. These increases in demand for consumer goods have proportionally expanded the gravure packaging and decoration market

on the other hand, we must note that although people are increasingly using the Internet. A large number of people in the world have not even touched electricity, let alone computers. These people will continue to rely on print for information. In addition, more and more people shop through catalogues and direct sales. All of these require lighter paper to reduce postal costs; Faster to keep up with production; The printing cycle is shorter than keeping up with the rapid changes in the market

in order to develop in these directions, gravure printing is undergoing revolutionary and innovative technological development. In other words, it has both key transformation and minor improvement. In the past two years, gravure image transfer has always been the key point of technological transformation. It can be expected that the technical transformation of image transfer will continue in the future. Without the use of expertise, it is easy to confuse the laser etching speed, which can change the prospects of gravure printing industry. Laser imaging technology has greatly improved the etching speed. Now, the laser system can work 17 times faster than the traditional etching method. It is estimated that by the end of this year, the etching speed can be increased to 34 times that of the traditional method, and more than 140000 points can be radiated per second

it must be pointed out that laser etching of copper plate is not feasible, and laser etching of zinc plate is still verifying its economic feasibility

however, even though the economic feasibility of laser etching metal plate has not been proved, the three etching methods of the etching system based on the principle of electronic machinery provide% output in production. Equipped with fully automatic material handling system and etching head device, the productivity will be rapidly improved

automatic version loading and pre adjustment devices are now more and more widely used in packaging production applications. This trend indicates appropriate long-term investment constraints in the region. The new development of ultrasonic electroplating between copper and chromium can reduce the number of electroplating and improve the quality. All these developments have promoted the absolute production capacity of traditional electroplating processes

enhancement of image transfer printing plate

it can be inferred that the technology development of engraving non-metallic printing plate, which can be formed into complex shape products twice by laser or electronic etching, has shown broad prospects. One possible and still developing solution is the light-weight plastic roller, which can simultaneously reduce the need for copper or chromium plating. These plastic based rollers are 10 times lighter than the previously used stainless steel rollers. If they are not completely eliminated, the cost of buying, selling and storing rollers can be reduced

proofing, ink, paper

in the United States, almost all publishers and printers have their own proofing work. Traditionally, packaging printers are still hesitant to invest a lot of money to buy proofing equipment, especially the equipment is idle and has potential environmental costs

however, recent developments have proved particularly cost-effective and environmentally safe, allowing more packaging printers to carry out their own proofing work

in addition to the development of pad printing, the development of ink technology has also greatly affected the printing industry. The 100 solid ink and energy-curable ink are being promoted. The continued mandatory reduction of the use of toluene will encourage research on water-based inks and other ink technologies

paper mills also cooperate with gravure printing mills to develop new chemical properties of paper. Paper manufacturers now offer a variety of grades and weights of super calendered paper, which can use the gravure ability to print lightweight materials

what to reserve

the future trend of the printing industry can be clearly determined

looking forward to the future, color management technology can gradually mature and become one of a large number of useful tools for gravure printers. Gravure printing will also become more and more popular to help start quickly in new replication

in the publishing industry, we expect a larger printing press, faster speed and shorter operation cycle. The width of the web may reach 4 meters, and the speed of the printing press will reach 3000 feet per minute. By the end of this year, the company will be able to provide the flame retardant function of extruded polystyrene board in the continuous fire source needed to transport these wide width printing. 10 the company's scientific research investment will reach 259million euros in limited roller services

recent technological development and market changes have made printers face the challenge that gravure printing is only long printing. In fact, the average running length of successful package printing is between 3000 and 5000 yards

training = improve

gravure printing faces the same dilemma as other printing methods, that is, the lack of constant training for individuals. The key to the future success of the printing industry is not just to buy new technologies, but to have an excellent group that can use all the new technologies to work. Suppliers can provide some solutions. Future suppliers will not only provide new and innovative products, but also provide the most effective training for the operating group

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