Top Causes of Anilox Scoring and How to Prevent Them
By Nick Harvey
Ascore line in an anilox roll is a groove that has run directly through the engraved surface. The score shows a visible line in the printed or coated product and is irreversible. Once the surface is scored, the roll must be reconditioned or replaced. For these reasons, it is crucial to learn how to prevent scoring whenever possible. Below you will find an explanation on score lines, the different types and how to prevent them from occurring and keeping your print quality as high and consistent as possible.