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Measuring relative humidity of printed paper

The beauty of paper - and how to control its hygroscopic properties

As an industrial printer you cannot avoid drying your printed material. That this mandatory step in your printing process also damages the paper is accepted by the..

What has Auto-Splicing Reels Ever Done for Us

What has Auto-Splicing Reels Ever Done for Us?

The first article in this series provided OEM and customer insights on how an auto-splicer, in-line with inkjet web presses provided significant cost benefits,..

The long unwinding road leads to efficiency

As we begin the summer of 2022 there are approaching 3,000 single pass inkjet web presses (press lines not individual print engines) in operation across the world...

Tackling staff shortages with automation

Tackling Staff Shortages with Automation

For some time now, substantial personnel shortages have been reported in the media. These shortages affect all sectors of the economy. The printing industry has not..

Value Stream Mapping in Inkjet. Finding the Easy Win.

Value Stream Mapping in Inkjet. Finding the Easy Win.

Across the world there are more than 2,500 high-speed, single-pass web-fed inkjet press lines in operation. The equipment manufacturers have succeeded in providing..

5 reasons smaller presses benefit from non-stop winding

5 reasons smaller presses benefit from non-stop winding

More and more often we see printing companies equip their web inkjet printing press lines with a non-stop winding solution from Contiweb. And it’s not only on the..

Investment in non-stop winding equipment pays for itself

I regularly speak to potential customers who think that an investment in non-stop winding equipment will only pay for itself in the case of huge volumes or digital..

Effective Coating Options Expand and Protect Paper Choices

Effective Coating Options Expand and Protect Paper Choices

Earlier in the year, on Inkjet Insight we talked about packaging drawing material away from printing papers, now even makers of packaging substrates are struggling..