Advanced Doctor Blade Solutions
Revolutionizing Corrugated Box Printing Since 1988

Since the introduction of TruPoint UHMW by Bob Thompson in 1988, Flexo Concepts has been at the forefront, spearheading innovation and dominating the corrugated box printing market.The corrugated box industry shifted gears, moving from roll-to-roll ink metering to the game-changing doctor blade ink metering.

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Corrugated printing press

Blade Life & Metering Quality

Early users of doctor blades in corrugated printing focused almost exclusively on blade life.  In more recent years as graphic requirements for boxes and corrugated displays have increased, printers have looked for products that combine blade wear with higher graphic capabilities.  In 2018 Flexo Concepts introduced TruPoint Green as a solution for this growing need.

Common Doctor Blade Configurations

Corrugated printing presses typically utilize a single, reverse angle blade or an enclosed doctor blade chamber. TruPoint doctor blades are compatible with these configurations and are made in a range of materials, thicknesses, and edge profiles. Many materials are thick and offer great wear resistance, yet have profiles that provide excellent ink metering.

reverse angle doctor blade

Advantages of TruPoint Doctor Blades

Flexo Concepts produces a number of doctor blade products ideal for production of printed corrugated boxes. TruPoint UHMW is the original plastic doctor blade, yielding maximum blade life over long production runs.  TruPoint Green was added when printer’s were seeking an alternative to UHMW for demanding graphic requirements.

Ultra-High-Molecular-Weight (UHMW)

The standard blade for the corrugated printing market.

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TruPoint Edge Doctor Blade

The ultimate steel alternative featuring superior stiffness & unmatched blade life.

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TruPoint Green Doctor Blade

An eco-friendly doctor blade for high quality corrugated print.

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Order TruPoint Doctor Blades Today!

With FC Marketplace, you can price, order, track and pay for your TruPoint Doctor Blades online. Real time quoting and material availability, access to a detailed purchase history, and live customer service chat are just a few of the features currently available. Transactions can be done in USD, Euro, and British Pounds.  Access to the FC Marketplace for existing and new customers can be requested with this form.

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