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Mottled print

Mottled print

Mottled print

Blanket is too hard or glazed

Change to softer blanket or deglaze it

Excessive pressure exists between blanket, plate and/or stock

Ensure all pressures and packing are within manufacturer's specifications

Ink is too strong; insufficient ink is being carried to the plate

Weaken ink strength by adding transparent white

Paper has an uneven surface

Check paper for texture and absorbency. Try a different stock

Stock is weak or paper coating is too soft

Reduce ink tack to get better results

Too much water is being carried; inks are water-logged

Try reducing water, adjust ink/water balance, check chemistry for better results

Too much water is present in prior unit; water is left on sheet

Reduce water from prior unit

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