Flexographic Printing

Ligum North America offers flexographic elastomer sleeves for both direct laser engraving (DLE) and solid printing

We offer a wide range of compounds optimized for specific applications, including EPDM, NBR, SBR and copolymers. 

These elastomers are developed and optimized to your specific application, using laboratory and on-press testing, coupled with Ligum’s depth of experience.


Flexographic Printing

Roller types:

  • Printing
  • Applying
  • Varnishing

Sleeves types:

Flexographic PrintingFeatures:

  • Excellent transfer of all printing inks
  • Possibility of printing seamless motives
  • Optimal register
  • High resistance to solvents (ethyl acetate, ethanol, MEK)
  • High durability of printing form
  • Possibility of combining several materials and of setting the compressibility rate
  • Possibility of setting mechanical properties


  • Cylindrical (all sleeve versions), and
  • Conical (all except Precision Thin Sleeves)

Polymer types:

  • EPDM
  • NR
  • SBR
  • NBR
  • Silicone
  • Copolymers


  • Shore A hardness range: 40 to 80