Plasma treatment for printing. Alternative Corona Surface Treatment | Plasmatreat

Better ink bonding and highest print quality in all the usual printing processes thanks to plasma treatment

Openair® plasma technology is used as part of all the common printing processes like pad printing, screen printing, and offset printing. Plasma pretreatment makes print adhesion of solvent-free inks possible, as well as secure long-term adhesion when printing difficult surfaces like polypropylene (PP), polyethylene (PE), polyamide (PA), polycarbonate (PC), glass and metals. Openair® plasma's high efficiency makes it possible to significantly increase machine speeds. When tubs or tubes are printed, an increase in processing speeds of up to 30% can be achieved.

Quality improvement of the overall print appearance

Better ink bonding by using Openair®-plasma treatment before printing achieves increased aging resistance, high resistance to handling and weathering, excellent ink brilliance, and flawless application of printing inks. In contrast to the corona process, the uniform, potential-free effect of atmospheric plasma pretreats even thermally sensitive surfaces without damage.

watch video: Printing of mint cards
Secure ink adhesion and a clean print image on PP packages of mints thanks to inline plasma activation.

Tampoprint AG

A matter of precision

Tampoprint AG was entrusted with the assignment of developing and building fully-automated pad printing for 5-color printing (screen illustration printing) on mint boxes, with an hourly output of 1800 units.

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