What is the average lifespan for gravure cylinders before it needs to be remade?

Rotogravure printing cylinders should run for 2 million or more rotations.

 

 


When the copper becomes visible, even if it is only a sliver,
the cylinder should be sent to the manufacturer to replace the chrome surface instead of remaking the cylinder completely.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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