Solvent Based Printing in Real Life

For the past couple weeks we shined the spotlight on the Solvent Based Printing application; WHAT goes on and WHICH hazards they face. This week let's discuss HOW you can save on costs through monitoring, by looking at real life applications:

Solvent Based Printing 101 Case History

Key Hazards in Solvent Based Printing

Solvent-based inks are essential for usage on packages of many types due to its usage on an extensive variety of exteriors and its properties of resistance to weather.These industries employ ovens or dryers to remove the solvents from the finished product.
 

Application Spotlight: Solvent Based Printing

Solvent based inks in different colors and patterns are applied to paper, plastic, film and foil substrates. Finished products include all sorts of wrapping paper, wall covering, candy wrappers, flexible food packages, shrink labels, high quality magazines and many, many more.

Summer Safety Tips: BURNS

Enjoy summer fun without getting hurt! The next 4 weeks we'll discuss some Tips to Keep You Safe this Summer, from Sun & Heat to Bugs & Burns.

With summer in full swing, it is important to practice good fire safety techniques! Here are 15 Tips to Keep you Safe from BURNS:

Summer Safety Tips: BUGS

Enjoy summer fun without getting hurt! The next 4 weeks we'll discuss some Tips to Keep You Safe this Summer, from Sun & Heat to Bugs & Burns.

Insects are a part of nature but don't let that ruin your weekend! Here are 9 Tips to Keep you Safe from BUGS:

Summer Safety Tips: HEAT

Enjoy summer fun without getting hurt! The next 4 weeks we'll discuss some Tips to Keep You Safe this Summer, from Sun & Heat to Bugs & Burns.
 
Beat the heat! Here are 13 Tips to Keep you Safe in the HEAT:
  1. Be aware of the heat. Pay attention to it and modify your activities appropriately. During the hottest hours of the day, stay inside. If possible stay inside an air-conditioned building. The hottest hours of the day are typically from mid morning to mid afternoon.

Summer Safety Tips:SUN

Enjoy summer fun without getting hurt! The next 4 weeks we'll discuss some Tips to Keep You Safe this Summer, from Sun & Heat to Bugs & Burns. 

The sun's rays may feel good, but they're no friend to your skin. Here are 9 Tips to Keep you Safe in the SUN:

Flexible Packaging in Real Life

For the past couple weeks we shined the spotlight on the Flexible Packaging application; WHAT exactly is the application and WHERE do the hazards lie. This week let's discuss WHY you would need monitoring, by looking at real life applications:

Hazards in the Flexible Packaging Process

The majority of flexible packaging is printed using either the rotogravure or the flexographic printing process.

Application Spotlight: Flexible Packaging

Flexible packaging is defined as any package or any part of a package whose shape can be readily changed, typically taking the shape of a bag, pouch, liner, or overwrap. It includes packaging made with paper, plastic, film, foil, metalized or coated paper, or a combination of any of these materials. They are used for consumer and institutional products and in industrial applications, to protect, market, and distribute a vast array of products.

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