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17.01.2018 0

Russian printer a Cuts Ink Waste With GSE Colorsat Compact

Arteks has installed a Colorsat Compact High ink dispensing system from GSE Dispensing, in order to ensure repeatable quality, instant availability of water-based gravure colours in high volumes, and minimized waste at its new, rapidly expanding St. Petersburg plant. The installation is GSE’s 100th in Russia.

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10.01.2018 0

Flint Group launches new rotec ULW Bridge

With increasing demand in the printing industry for equipment that enables more frequent and faster job changes on press, Flint Group officially launches the new rotec ULW Bridge to join the lightweight family of sleeves and adapters.

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10.01.2018 0

Temkin completes its installation of PCMC’s Meridian laser anilox cleaner

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) has completed its installation of PCMC’s Meridian laser anilox cleaner.   Formerly known as the Graphbury laser anilox cleaner, the Meridian uses a powerful laser to clean anilox cells without damaging them, by vaporizing deposited particles inside of the cells. It deeply cleans chrome and ceramic rolls of any line screen without causing surface wear.

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21.12.2017 0

Hard foam to avoid pin holing

tesa introduced “X-Hard” a new foam hardness to the tesa Softprint plate mounting tape assortment for flexible packaging printers.
The flexographic printing market is more competitive than ever, which is why any improvement in print quality to make a package more appealing to the eye of the consumer has become part of having a competitive advantage.
A common issue with flexible packaging motifs is the so-called “pin holing” effect.

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21.12.2017 0

New platemounting tape avoids pin holing effect

tesa has launched the Softprint plate mounting tape to avoid pin holing effects when printing solid areas. “tesa Softprint 72129 STM-TP” is the latest addition of the tesa 500 µm (20 mil) plate mounting tape assortment with the clear objective of avoiding pin holing effects when printing solid areas.

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22.11.2017 0

Dae Kwang to integrate Vetaphone in its laminating lines

Dae Kwang Machinery was established in 1973 as a manufacturer of tarpaulin machines for banners.  It began exporting its lamination technology in 1986 and now has more than 200 machines installed in 24 countries worldwide.  Around half of the company’s business today is producing machines for film extrusion laminating and paper and tarpaulin laminating – the balance of 50% is machines for pipes, sheets, and tubes, and Dae Kwang numbers the world’s leading toothpaste manufacturer amongst its portfolio of customers.

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22.11.2017 0

Esko Launches Large Digital Cutting Table

Esko has launched the Kongsberg C66, a digital finishing table designed for short-run production of corrugated applications. The Kongsberg C66 is said to be the largest digital cutting table for heavy-duty corrugated production. Its combination of size, speed, and precision on heavy-duty rigid materials such as corrugated cartons are said to make it a flexible and effective alternative to conventional die-cutting equipment for short-run corrugated productions of packaging and POP displays. 

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08.11.2017 0

Esterlam Announces New E Series Doctor Blades

Commercial Director Neil Hailey said,“In real terms, this means our special E Series blade is perfect for a whole range of applications from battery separators for electric vehicles to aerospace and printed electronics to flat panel displays, photovoltaics and mobile phone technology. These specially developed blades are at the forefront of new technologies.”

 

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01.11.2017 0

AV Flexologic launches new automatic mounting machines at Labelexpo 2017

AV Flexologic has recently presented their new automatic mounting machines for the narrow web industry at Labelexpo Europe 2017. The new machines are the SAMM Upside Down and SAMM 800 2.0. Both are equipped with AV Flexologic Patented Image Recognition Software, Automatic positioning and HD Ethernet Cameras. 

The SAMM Upside Down eliminates mounting related press downtime and allows for consistent positioning of the plate. It’s also able to mount the plate with highest precision thanks to the HD Ethernet Cameras. 

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