Litho Printing

litho  

Has the same restrictions as Flexo printing

Can print up to 100 lpi

Minimum dot factor, 5% dot screening, solids at 90% (effects high light and solids) i.e. Tends to make the image look muddy

Vignette (fade out) stops in a hard line at 5% minimum dot, but is not that noticeable on the transparent substrate i.e. no white and black

Any amount of colour can be used

Minimum run 3000 sheets

For food contact packaging, print must be on the outside

Outside print = matt, Inside print = glossy

Materials: PVC, PET, PP, Foil board, Carton board (100 – 800 micron)