|PROBLEM-The ink remains in the fountain and backs away from the fountain roller, failing to flow and replace the ink removed by the ductor roller.
SYMPTOM-The printed area’s appearance is uneven or becomes progressively lighter in color as the run continues.
||Press not equipped with fountain agitator.
||Make the ink more fluid by adding overprint varnish
(up to 1 oz. per pound). Contact Superior and have the laboratory
make formula changes for the future.
||The ink is too short and buttery.
||With some inks, the addition Precision/Pantone
transparent white or overprint varnish will increase its length and
||Not enough ink in fountain.
||Add more ink.