TruPoint Plasteel will not damage the Anilox Roll
A costly concern with using steel doctor blades is the potential for anilox roll scoring. Compared to steel, the Plasteel doctor blade material does not crack or splinter, causing roll scoring. Also, the material will not prematurely wear the anilox roll or cause particles within your ink.
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TruPoint Plasteel resists various Chemicals
Compared to steel, the TruPoint Plasteel doctor blade offers improved resistance to various solvents, coatings, and other chemical formulations. TruPoint Plasteel will not cause wear particles that could contaminate the ink or coating and is the best solution for specialty applications seeking a white doctor blade for metering moderate line screens.
TruPoint Plasteel outlasts Steel
TruPoint plastic and polymer doctor blades are generally known to outlast traditional steel doctor blades, due to the natural durability of plastic. The chemical resistance and stiffness of this acetal doctor blade extends blade life to outlast traditional steel doctor blades.
TruPoint Plasteel is Safe to Handle
You can significantly reduce press room injuries by replacing steel doctor blades with safe TruPoint Plasteel doctor blades. The properties of the polymer doctor blade material reduce the risk of injury when installing and removing blades from the press.
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