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FTA unveils Flexography: Principles & Practices 6.0

May 21, 2013

The expanded, revised sixth edition features more than 600 pages, 29 chapters, full-color illustrations and a detailed glossary of terms.

Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) debuted an expanded, fully revised, sixth edition of its Flexography: Principles & Practices (FP&P 6.0) book at the recent 2013 INFO*FLEX Exhibition in San Diego

FP&P 6.0 is an ultimate guide to flexography, featuring more than 600 pages, 29 chapters (with additional content via download), hundreds of vibrant, full-color illustrations, a detailed glossary of terms and an extensive troubleshooting guide.

"With over one-hundred contributors and three years in the making, this publication is at its very best," says FTA Education Director Joe Tuccitto.

Those new to the industry will benefit from content on: presses, ink and ink metering systems, and platemounting. The more practiced flexographer will find detailed information on:

Statistical process control
Competitive print processes
Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications and Tolerances (FIRST)
Design
Platemaking
Process color
Web inspection systems.

Additionally, this comprehensive resource serves as a companion guide for those pursuing the Association's online training initiative, the FIRST Press, Prepress and/or Implementation Specialist Certification program.

Those interested in purchasing a copy of Flexography: Principles & Practices 6.0 can point their browsers to www.flexography.org/fpp. Prices for the print version are $130 for FTA members and $260 for non-members.

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