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25.08.2016 0

Pneumatic CFRP bridge adapter for high speed flexo

Inometa has introduced the new pneumatic CFRP bridge adapter, a system that is designed as an alternative to the cost-intensive hydraulic clamping system. According to the manufacturer, pressure drops and insufficient ink transfers at speeds in excess of 500 m/min (1640 fpm) are now a thing of the past.

Independent application tests have demonstrated the performance capabilities and the excellent print quality that can be achieved through the utilization of the adapter made of carbon fiber.

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25.08.2016 0

High-speed centering shaft from Maxcess

Maxcess release its Tidland Cyclone high-speed centering shaft to enable faster production through its ability to center and grip cores concentrically about the shaft.
With its simple, proven single-circuit air system and bladders that can be replaced in less than 5 minutes, the Tidland Cyclone Series is designed to minimize downtime both during roll changes and scheduled maintenance, said Maxcess.

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18.08.2016 0

SAM chooses Vetaphone unit for test lab facility

Korean manufacturer of wide web converting technology SAM (Sung An Machinery) has decided for Vetaphone corona technology for the solution coating line at its newly opened Test Lab facility in Seoul. The corona unit in question is a single-sided 16kW Vetaphone VE1F-A model, fitted with a ceramic coated backing roller.

It has a 1000 mm web width and the capability of corona treating at 660 m/min on the solution coating line in Seoul. In production, web widths can be up to 3000 mm with operating speeds of 1000 m/min, but the test lab is already the longest of its type in the world.

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18.08.2016 0

D.W. Renzmann launches FlexPlateCleaner

German manufacturer industrial washing machines D.W. Renzmann has designed the FlexPlateCleaner, an easy to use cleaning device for flexo printing plates.  

The used plates are placed on a conveyor belt, transported automatically through the cleaner, washed and dried and then deposited in a basket. Flexoplates are clean, dry and ready for reuse or storage immediately after cleaning. The device uses foam rollers to gently clean the plates.

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18.08.2016 0

Double E Company purchased Appleton Mfg. Division

Neenah, WI based Appleton Mfg. Division has been acquired by Double E Company. This is Double E’s second acquisition in the last 12 months. The company is building on a market strategy to offer a single source solution for all web handling needs.
Appleton Mfg. Division is a provider of core cutters, core handling and finishing equipment, roll and cart movers, and related core processing and handling solutions.

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11.08.2016 0

ITW Pillar Technologies to celebrate 50 years

Surface treatment system supplier ITW Pillar Technologies is celebrating 50 years in business this year. According to ITW Pillar Technologies the company had many firsts, e.g. the solid state induction cap sealer in 1973, or the world’s first “waterless” induction cap sealer in 1997. In 2014 they introduced the world’s highest speed atmospheric plasma treatment system, and in 2016 the world’s first automated “Maintenance Indication” system.

ITW Pillar Technologies will host an open house on August 10th.

 

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14.07.2016 0

Poly Products installed a Flexo Wash FW 2500 model

Australia based packaging printer Poly Products has installed Flexo Wash Flexo Wash FW 2500 model. The unit will clean and manage the condition and performance of the company’s anilox library.

Previously the anilox rolls had been cleaned by hand, which was time consuming and not effective. Many rollers, earmarked for replacement, were salvageable and brought back into production. According to Poly Products, this has given them an extended working life, and represents a significant saving of more than AUD 3000 per new anilox roll.

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23.06.2016 0

Sleeves with liquid metal slot

The registration slot of sleeves is very crucial and can damage easily. In order to prevent damaging, Techsleeves recently developed the reinforced liquid metal slot. The liquid metal slot is a slot made out of epoxy and metal to make the slot more durable than a reinforced slot. 

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09.06.2016 0

Safe solvent ink dispensing

At drupa, GSE Dispensing has introduced grounding solutions that enable safe dispensing of solvent flexo and gravure inks for packaging. This new safety option enables users of flammable inks to enjoy the benefits of colour on-demand and substantially higher ink yields with greatly reduced risk of fire and explosion.

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09.06.2016 0

Martignoni sells 3 treaters to a Canadian extruder

Martignoni recently supplied 3 new "Coroflex" covered roll treater at a prestigious blown film producer in Canada.

Martignoni's long success with this same customer, supplying Coroflex treaters for their blown film division and converting operation, had a significant influence on the decision to buy Martignoni again. 

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