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Virtual FORUM 2020, On Demand
Watch the technical presentations, panel discussions and Q&As from Virtual FORUM 2020.
See everything that’s waiting for you at MemberConnect.
MemberConnect’s content focuses on topics vital to every flexographer. Here’s a sample of what’s waiting:
- View a webinar on proper anilox roll care and cleaning to maintain performance
- Watch a presentation on anilox roll basics with answers to commonly asked question
- Read the latest installment of FLEXO Magazine’s annual ink/anilox/doctor blade selection guide
- Watch webinars on using SCTV in workflows and how to improve print quality and reduce human judgment by linking press and plate technologies
- Download characterization targets, fingerprint test targets and optimization test targets
- See how modern screening technologies improve print results and help brand owners meet their goals
- Learn from a trio of presenters how to “walk the line” of quality control
- Read the November issue of FLEXO Magazine, with a focus on quality control, color management and spot color reduction
- View a webinar on using new ISO standards for documenting and reporting process control parameters
- Get an explainer on ink basics, the components of different ink types and what they print on in this webinar
- Watch videos that walk through a checklist of what to consider when preparing a fingerprint and give a 101-level understanding of printing plates
- Browse Tech Tips on job preparation, internal communication best practices, optimization, solving issues with print repeats and more
- Watch a six-part video series that journeys through the FIRST methodology through a live job
- Download a collection of appendices from FIRST 6.0
- Hear in a webinar about the FIRST document, certification programs and how print samples printed in different locations and on different substrates yielded identical color results
- Browse the FLEXO Magazine archives to read about dispelling myths of expanded gamut (EG) in the July 2018 issue and optimizing the EG print sequence in the November 2016 issue
- Watch a prepress and print supplier explain how they used developments and learnings of EG to deliver new packaging solutions
- Take a deep dive into EG color profiles in this webinar
- Watch a webinar and a two-part video presentation on forming a survival guide for troubleshooting print and on-press problems
- Sit in on a Tech Talk about gaining productivity in unexpected places
- Open the June 2018 issue of FLEXO Magazine and read about OEE and laydown logistics, and troubleshooting viscosity in the November 2018 issue, all in the archives