Sweden is the world's leading manufacturer of high quality strip steel. HIQ Doctor Blades from AkeBoose have been carefully selected from the highest qualities of Swedish strip steel, for perfect doctoring in flexography and rotogravure printing. Our product range includes carbon steel, stainless steel and longlife doctor blades in a large variety of dimensions and qualities, specially designed to match AkeBoose inking and doctoring systems.
RoundEdge finish is our specialty After 40 years on the market, the unique combination of Strip-Blade Doctoring System and HiQ Doctor Blades with round edge profile, are today a well proven favourite among flexo- and gravure printers worldwide.The best micro wipe in gravure printing will most likely be achieved by a 10 mm wide HIQ doctor blade, in combination with a 8,0 - 9,0 mm wide back up blade, Doctor blade thicknesses 0,065 - 0,152 mm.
Thinner HIQ doctor blades with round edge are also very cost-efficient in flexo printing, when using the Low pressure doctoring principle where the chamber doctor blade is running at minimum of pressure against the screen roller.