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FlexiBase HDP = Next Generation of Solvent Dispersions for Packaging

PLYMOUTH, MN--FlexiBase HDP is the next generation of high definition bases for process printing. This patent pending, award winning, set of bases allows flexo printers to come closer than ever to gravure print quality, providing sharp and crisp print results. This line of ink bases is specifically designed for surface and reverse coated flexographic printing for use on bags and pouches.

“High Definition printing is the talk of the flexographic printing industry. There have been new developments delivered by plate, anilox, and press manufacturers to address this market trend. This new set of dispersions is the final piece of the puzzle for wide web package printers looking to replicate gravure type print quality." says Philip Ernest, director of technology/liquid packaging.

Ernest concludes: “Not only does this new product deliver high definition print quality; it improves printers’ throughput by minimizing plate washes and extending the life of the printing plate. This new product line truly lowers the printer’s applied cost through patent pending technology”.

Key attributes and benefits include; 18-color choices providing high color strength with high gloss, excellent resolubility, and good flow. FlexiBase HDP delivers the ability to print HD 150-200 lpi graphics with very low dot gain. Not only does this set deliver high definition print quality, but it also runs clean for longer periods of time versus conventional slow bases. With FlexiBase HDP printers can realize increased print quality and improved throughput.