Checking for flexo ink drop-off areas in artwork

Flexo cut-off level check title

This shorter article rounds off the mini-series dedicated to handling artwork for flexo printing within Adobe Illustrator using the Phantasm CS Studio and Publisher plugin. In this piece we will show a method of checking for areas of artwork which would be cut-off from the final result due to flexo printing’s ink drop-off levels.

TAC levels Correct flexo cut-off checking

It’s easy to make the mistake thinking that standard TAC (Total [Ink] Area Coverage) levels checking

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