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Ink Rotation?
« on: January 08, 2019, 01:07:01 PM »
We are a sheetfed folding carton plant, we have an ink tech in and is question our rotation. What is everyone using?

We are running CMYK but he is saying 95% of plants run KCMY.

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Re: Ink Rotation?
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2019, 01:16:36 PM »
We run CMYK for web and KCMY sheetfed.
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Re: Ink Rotation?
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2019, 02:39:11 PM »
KCMY for both sheetfed and web here

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Re: Ink Rotation?
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2019, 02:44:02 PM »
KCMY here for Sheetfed only. We do not have a Web.
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Re: Ink Rotation?
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2019, 03:27:45 PM »
While I was in sheetfed offset we only ran KCMY. Same with the ex at a sheetfed carton shop.
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Re: Ink Rotation?
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2019, 04:26:21 PM »
rotation? puff, puff, pass
puff, puff, pass
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Re: Ink Rotation?
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2019, 04:40:01 PM »
Quote from: DigiCorn link=msg=304470 date=1546982781

rotation? puff, puff, pass
puff, puff, pass


Well it was helpful till you chimed in.

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Re: Ink Rotation?
« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2019, 06:19:27 PM »
As I understand it, you put the lighter colors (magenta/yellow) down last to minimize the amount of muddying from the darker colors as the sheet runs through the press.

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Re: Ink Rotation?
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2019, 07:45:39 PM »
MCKY, but the quality of our work really sucks.

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Re: Ink Rotation?
« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2019, 12:04:57 PM »
your so funny! :laugh:

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« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2019, 12:42:41 PM »
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MCKY, but the quality of our work really sucks.
yeack... MuCKY
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Re: Ink Rotation?
« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2019, 02:19:35 PM »

Quote from: G_Town link=msg=304463 date=1546970821

We are a sheetfed folding carton plant, we have an ink tech in and is question our rotation. What is everyone using?

We are running CMYK but he is saying 95% of plants run KCMY.

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KCMY at the sheetfed folding carton hellhole that I used to work at. If metallics and/or spot colours were involved, they would always go down first with metallics always going down first i.e.: MET>SPOT>KCMY.
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Re: Ink Rotation?
« Reply #12 on: January 10, 2019, 02:51:04 PM »
The last shop I worked in with SF and Web, I have no idea how they were running. But prior to that, we ran KCMY-spot
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Re: Ink Rotation?
« Reply #13 on: January 16, 2019, 01:36:24 PM »
We run KCMY+Spots here, (unless our press operator gets smart and runs yellow first, gosh then all of the colors look really weird - he couldn't figure out what was wrong). At my previous shop, a flexo shop, they ran lightest to darkest, since most of our flexo work wasn't CMYK it was mostly spot colors. When it was CMYK it was pretty much that order.
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