Troubleshooting Tools

Working with Daetwyler means that our entire 40+ years of top-quality print industry expertise is always right at your fingertips. Just like the products we create, we place a high priority on being your pressroom’s most valuable resource when it comes to precision output, and ultimately, your success.

Our extensive knowledge and first-hand experience includes solving all the most common printing problems faced by gravure and flexographic printers today, making us an ideal choice to help help with any challenge your pressroom is facing.

For help troubleshooting your issue, please select the printing method:

  • Issues with Flexo Printing
  • Issues with Gravure Printing

MDC doctor blades help avoid all manner of issues including ink spitting, bleeding, dot loss/gain, ghosting effect, uneven ink layer, streaks and chattering marks.

Bleeding

Bleeding

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Uneven ink layer

Uneven ink layer

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Ink density is too high

Ink density is too high

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Ink spitting

Ink spitting

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Ghosting effect

Ghosting effect

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Halo effect

Halo effect

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Vertical streaks

Vertical streaks

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Ink density is too low

Ink density is too low

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Horizontal streaks

Horizontal streaks

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Dot gain

Dot gain

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  • We are also open to scheduling a video call so we can look at the problem with you. Just let us know the best time to connect with you.

In combination with the right set-up, the MDC doctor blades can help avoid all manner of printing issues including hazing, unsmooth gradients, drag outs, flaws, chattering marks, ink streaks and spots.

Hazing

Hazing

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Drag outs

Drag outs

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Cylinder wear

Cylinder wear

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cylinder weare

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Unsmooth gradient

Unsmooth gradient

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Ink streaks

Ink streaks

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Drying up

Drying up

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Missing dots

Missing dots

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Chattering marks

Chattering marks

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Voids (spots)

Voids (spots)

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Solutions

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    Accepted file types: jpg, heic, png, pdf.
  • We are also open to scheduling a video call so we can look at the problem with you. Just let us know the best time to connect with you.