Parallel thin lines or bands about 1 mm wide, present in solid print areas running in the direction of the press.



- Excessive ink transparency;

- Excessive ink viscosity reduction;

- Plugged anilox roll;

- Worn anilox roll;



- Reformulate for optimum opacity level;

- Replace or add fresh ink;

- Clean anilox roll;

- Replace anilox roll;


Striations on a two roll system can be eliminated with a doctor blade.