flexography


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flex·og·ra·phy

 (flĕk-sŏg′rə-fē)
n.
A printing process in which the image is created in relief on a soft plate and printed with a rotary press, used especially for printing on impervious or uneven surfaces such as commercial packaging.

flex·og′ra·pher n.
flex′o·graph′ic (-sə-grăf′ĭk) adj.
flex′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

flexography

(flɛkˈsɒɡrəfɪ)
n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a method of rotary letterpress printing using a resilient printing plate and solvent-based ink: used characteristically for printing on metal foil or plastic
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) matter printed by this method
Abbreviation: flexo
flexographic adj
ˌflexoˈgraphically adv

flex•og•ra•phy

(flɛkˈsɒg ræ fi)

n.
a relief printing technique similar to letterpress that employs rubber or soft plastic plates.
[1950–55]
flex`o•graph′ic (-səˈgræf ɪk) adj.
Translations
flexografie
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Digital label printing to outpace flexography Flexography is the leading label printing technology in the US and is forecast to log slightly above average growth through 2019, driven by its versatility, low cost, good image quality, and widespread use in the large pressure sensitive segment and the faster growing sleeve label segment.
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