Production of Retroreflective Traffic Signs
Numerous kinds of retroreflective and reflecting materials are used as aids to Traffic Safety. Differing standards, specifications, and laws must be observed.
UPDATE June 2014
Screen Printing Inks for Membrane Switches
This TechINFO informs on advantages, limits, and combination possibilities of our inks for the production of multi-layered structures.
“Red Hot” to “Cool Blue” - Thermochromatic Effects
Screen and Pad Applications and Technical Details.
UPDATE July 2012
Fogra standards for use in flat-bed and cylinder screen printing
In order to reconcile quality demands and quality control with the necessity to reduce production costs, several research and development projects were initiated by the Arbeitsgemeinschaft industrieller...
Marabu Screen and Pad Printing Effects
Nowadays, many printed products draw the customer's attention not only by means of optical impressions, but with emotional messages. Different visual and haptic effects can spark or strengthen a customer's interest, while...
Tactile Effects with Braille & Relief varnishes
UV curable special textured varnishes come into play when considerable tactile features are required for printing.Such effects can be effectively achieved through the screen printing process in combination with UV curable special...
Delta E and Delta E2000
Today, the industry allows minimum tolerances for the replication and printing of colour shades. However, the individual human eye perceives and evaluates colour shades and colour differences.
Marabu GMP Statement
As per August 1st 2008, the so called GMP (=Good Manufacturing practice) regulation No. 2023/2006 (EC) came into effect for materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs (e.g. food packaging). It is a...
Whether short or long-term phosphorescent duration - no other printing process is able to compete against screen printing with the manufacture of phosphorescent products.
Quality of Printing Inks - Info on Tolerances and Production
All printing inks contain a large number of different components that are subject to their own tolerances. Optical differences can arise from batch to batch upon addition of the components to yield the product ready for use.
Marabu auxiliaries for solvent-based screen printing inks
Printing conditions and customer requirements differ considerably in graphical and industrial screen printing. By means of auxiliaries and additives the printing ink can be adjusted to the corresponding printing conditions.
Fade and Weather Resistance of Printed Products
Printed outdoor advertisements are becoming more and more attractive. There is no means of transport such as busses, trains, trucks, and taxis without any advertising on them.
Printing of Polyester Sheet Materials
Polyester is increasingly used as an alternative substrate to PMMA and PC. Due to the growing popularity, a detailed presentation about this material and its possibilities within screen printing is provided below.
Auxiliary agents and additives for UV curable screen printing inks
UV-curable screen printing inks have gained in importance in recent years and are used today for many applications in graphical and industrial screen printing.
Screen Printing onto Bottle Crates
Detailed information and practical tips for printing onto bottle crates made of polyethylene.
Uses of UV technology in screen printing
UV-curable and solvent-free ink systems have been introduced in many areas, including printing inks and varnishing. They take account of increased environmental awareness and fulfil the requirements for rapid and safe production...
Hints and tips for the safe production of double-sided stickers and their possible risks.