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Defense of dissertation: Sofia Thorman

18 december 10:15-12:00

Location: Karlstad University

Sofia Thorman defends his doctoral thesis in chemical engineering "Where did the ink go? -The effect of liquid absorption on ink distribution in flexography".

The appearance of a print is affected by the individual ink layers, and when the ink is unevenly distributed it will bring negative consequences. As an extension, print quality can affect how packaging is perceived and may even create ideas about the product inside the packaging. Therefore, it is important to understand the reasons behind poor and uneven print and to ensure that the board substrate provides a stable quality.

This thesis puts focus on how the absorbency of a coated substrate impacts the ink distribution in flexographic printing. Both monochrome and multicoloured areas are dealt with. 

Main supervisor: Li Yang, Associate Professor, RISE


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