How to maintain & store rotogravure printing cylinder

Do you know what is the better method to maintain and store rotogravure printing cylinder ?


Many customers have question regarding maintenance and storage of rotogravure printing cylinders.


Here are some suggestions:


The most important subject is to clean the printing cylinder thoroughly after printing,

coat it with lubricant oil and wrap it well with PET / BOPP film with the Cylinder completely ink free.


After wrapping you can now store the rotogravure printing cylinder as showed below,

the vertical and the horizontal cylinders are as shown in the picture.


If the vertical cylinder is too heavy or something is wrapped outside the cylinder, making it overweight,


it will fall and the cylinder will be damaged.



Placing the cylinders horizontally will save more storage space.




Most importantly is cleaning the rotogravure printing cylinder after printing and lubricating.




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