The High Performance Flexo
Videoconference covers a wide range of topics , including environmental
compliance, techniques to improve environmental quality of operations, and
identifying valuable contacts and resources for future information needs
and technical assistance.
This PNEAC/FTA Videoconference
has been archived courtesy of the Greenworks Channel.
Click on the links below to see the entire live web cast from April
27, 2000 or to see selected portions.
RealPlayer is required to view the web cast online.
View videoconference via online streaming
Issues: Land Mines or Leverage for Improvements
This overview explores the key
environmental management issues that flexographic printers should be aware
of and how these concerns can create either liabilities or opportunities
to improve overall business performance.
Management Inside Flexo Video
This session concentrates on
how important ink selection and management are when it comes to
successfully reducing air emissions and hazardous wastes at flexo printing
facilities. Footage will
feature excerpts from Inside Flexo: A Cleaner Run for the Money, produced
by US EPA DfE Program.
Study: Highland Supply Company
This real world case study gives viewers a realistic view of the challenges a flexographic printer
faced when converting to water-based inks.
Pferdehirt: Solvents, Wipes,
and Towels: Issues and Choices
The selection and management of
solvents along with the choice and management of shop towels or wipes is
an important environmental concern. This
session looks at the key issues every flexo printer should consider in
order to make an informed decision.
Study: Anagram International
See how Anagram, Inc, a
flexographic printer of Mylar balloons, improved the management of its
solvent based inks and clean-up solvents, drastically reducing emissions
and hazardous wastes, while at the same time saving money.
O’Leary: Update on Management of Used Shop Towels and Wipes
Jim discusses US EPA’s
efforts to develop national guidelines on the management of used shop
towels and wipes and how they are likely to affect your day-to-day
Owenby: Solvent and Aqueous Plate Processing
Topics covered in this
discussion include the role of solvents in plate making, the use of
solvents, and the disposal of solvents.
Taylor: Digitally-Imaged Plates
This session explores digital
plate structure, imaging, processing, and the reasons why a printer should
consider converting to digitally imaged plates.
Study: OEC Graphics, Oshkosh, WI
A progressive flexo platemaker
is developing digitally imaged plates for day-to-day operations.
See how he has helped flexo printers improve quality and
performance while reducing photochemical and film wastes.
Free PDF version of the
notebook. This file is 8.5MB and 169 pages.