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FLEXO Magazine : September 2010
Technologies & Techniques that there are major ink savings in heavy GCR and also the optimized image. But on the heavy GCR, there is ink sav- ings with an unaccept- able color shift. On the optimized image there is actually 21 percent ink savings with better color and idiot-proof printing. It will print very accurately on a flexo - graphic press. I hope this quick example will encourage you to put some time and effort into image op- timization. Here’s three reasons to get moving on image optimization. 1. Prepress Dream: If you handle 10 files a day manu- ally and spend one half hour manually manipulating files Figure 3. Less Bulk theDi fference! Experience We’ve assembled the finest plate processing equipment for tag and label printers looking to create or update a prepress department, like the ESKO 1712 flexo plate and film imager. The ESKO 1712 is a small footprint, cost-effective imager that is feature rich. The 1712 images up to A3 size (16.5" x 11.8") and .12" thick in 9 minutes and 30 seconds (customers report a 20% cost reduction in plate processing). The AVflex 8000 is also designed for limited space and offers everything you need to process eco-friendly, solvent-wash plates up to 12"x 18". This multi-function system includes a 2-brush rotary washout unit, exposure section, oven and plate finisher. A&V complements these systems with printing plate materials from industry leaders that include Flint Group and Toyobo, and provides support and a level of service second-to-none. Put our 45+ years of flexo experience to work for you. A narrow web prepress department with... MORE BRAWN Toll-free: 866.282.7697 Fax: 800.223.6869 www.AndVre.com | info@AndVre.com See us at Labelexpo Americas booth #929 AV_9588_Esko_AVflex.indd 1 7/26/10 1:39:26 PM www.flexography.org september 2010 FLeXO 67 Original CMYK Image Hvy GCR CMYK Image Optimized Image The original image was converted to Light GCR CMYK from the RGB File This HVY GCR image was converted to CMYK from the RGB File This Optimized image was converted to CMYK from the RGB File Notice the Grayed Out Colors This is the result of ink savings using GCR Notice the Optimized is Better Color than Light GCR and 21% Less ink FLX_Sept2010_mech.indd 67 8/31/10 5:42 PM