Recent Changes for "Ink Agitator" - PrintWiki Changes of the page "Ink Agitator" on PrintWiki.en-us Ink Agitator 11:00:00Encyclopedia of Graphic Communications Import <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Ink Agitator<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ A device added to many offset press ["inking system"]s consisting of a motorized revolving metal cone that runs along the ["ink fountain"] continuously stirring the ink. Ink agitators are commonly used with excessively ["thixotropic"] inks that increase in ["viscosity"], or decrease in desired flow characteristics, while sitting. Ink agitators not only keep ink at a workable consistency, they also help reduce the formation of dried ink skins, which contribute to printing defects known as ["hickey"]s.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>