Working in conjunction with the precision engineered anilox roller is the doctor blade that assist in the delivery of the precise, metered amount and consistent flow of ink to the printing plate.
Print Tech Solutions supply a range of premium quality doctor blades that are durable and hard wearing, but don’t cause damage to the anilox roller cells.
Our current range of doctor blades are Steel, Polyester or Gold long-life blades. Heat treated for extra durability, our Gold doctor blade will last up to 6 times longer than standard carbon steel blade, reducing press downtime.
Our Steel blades are manufactured from premium steel materials and do not include the impurities and inclusions of inferior steel materials that will cause damage to anilox cells.
Working to tight tolerances, our doctor blades will ensure that your print process will receive consistent ink delivery from one edge of the anilox roller to the other. Our precision ground range of edge profiles will ensure that you will always have the right tool for the job. We have a comprehensive range of doctor blades, in varying materials and sizes allowing us to respond to your requirements swiftly.
It is crucial that you use the right doctor blades and they are fitted correctly within the ink chamber. Using the wrong or badly fitted doctor blades will result in incorrect ink transfer, which will lead to colour inconsistency and other print defects along with unnecessary wear and tear of your doctor blades.