Printability tester for flexo inks. Can also be used for gravure prints.


The F1 is universal flexo tester for use with solvent based inks, UV inks and water inks on a range of substrates. The F1 is available with facilities for printing on corrugated board and for gravure printing. Also available as the F1-UV with integrated UV dryer or with a Led Dryer

  • High reproducibility
  • Simple to operate
  • Consistent results


Worldwide the best printability tester for solvent based, UV curing and water based flexo inks.


NEW: Now pre-inking of the anilox roller for even better results!


Makes colour strips with flexo or gravure inks which can be used for many purposes.

 Specially designed for computerized colour measuring and colour matching systems.

 Saves costs because colour matching tests on the printing presses are no longer necessary.



  The F1 printability tester produces colour strips suitable for many purposes, such as:

  • Measuring colour with colour measuring systems or spectrophotometers.
  • Use in colour matching systems, visual appraisal, density measurements, including establishing colour and density tolerances and determination of coverage, wear resistance, scratch resistance, flexibility, adhesion and gloss, ink transfer, light fastness and resistance to chemicals
  • Testing print quality.


The F1 tester prints all sorts of coated and uncoated materials:

 paper, board, plastic film, cellophane, laminate, labels, textiles etc.


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