Flexo printing is a modern high-speed printing process that enables fast and cost-efficient high-quality printing. At Swedev we always try to make life easier for printers. Our aim is to help you achieve a worry-free production. With Swedcut blades it is possible to optimize blade lifetime as well as get a higher and more consistent printing quality. This is done by using the best steel there is to get in our flexo printing doctor blades, and by using technology that is at the forefront both in our manufacturing process as well as in the development of new improved doctor blades.
Flexo printing with Swedish steel
Our customer should always feel secure that Swedcut doctor blades always deliver the highest quality. Consistency through quality is always top of our mind and part of everything we do. Swedcut doctor blades for flexo printing are made of Swedish steel, they have a unique character and are optimized for flexo printing.
What is the function of doctor blade in flexo printing?
Our doctor blades for flexo printing is used to meter or remove excess ink from the anilox roll. It is used to create a precise uniform ink film on the anilox surface. The doctor blade is a key element in the ink-transfer process that together with the anilox surface and ink formulation determines the quality of print.
Which material is used in doctor blade?
Steel is the most common material in doctor blades. We do have plastic blades as well, but for doctoring we recommend steel blades. However plastic blade could be an alternative for containment blade.
Optimize for best results
Since doctor blades are the only thing we manufacture, we are confident telling you that we are experts in helping you to optimize your flexo printing results. We work together with our distributors to be able to supply the best doctor blades on the market. Thanks to solid knowledge about materials and manufacturing, as well as local knowledge, our distibutors always help you to find the optimal blade for your purpose. For us it’s important to always improve. Therefore, together with our distributors, we’re always available to our customers and open for feedback about our doctor blades.