UHMW has always been the “standard” doctor blade used in corrugated applications. However, the function of the corrugated box has evolved from a simple “this side up” logistics package to eye-catching promotional packaging and displays. As corrugated graphics requirements continue to grow, many printers are finding that UHMW blades can’t meter their mid-level line screen anilox rolls effectively, due to what we call “Mechanical Creep”.
In this infographic, you will learn the basics of what doctor blade mechanical creep is and how it affects your pressroom.
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