Peripheral Press Equipment
Despite how important dies, anvils, and cylinders are to a package printer, many fall short of maintenance requirements.
We’ll discuss the difference between commercial printing & packaging printing, types of packaging, market forces, substrates and inks.
Featured Products for the flexographic, narrow-web and package printing industries, including Flexo Wash, Eaglewood Technologies/Sani-Blast, Anderson & Vreeland, ARC International, PPCTS, Harper Corporation of America and Pamarco Global Graphics.
The modern in-line, spectrophotometric, integrated color measurement and inspection system has come of age. It reaches quality targets faster, reducing start-up material waste; it gives reassurance of accuracy throughout the production run; it provides a means of minimizing labor costs. This technology, therefore, is an essential factor in an industry where getting perfect results first time, every time is not a luxury, but a given.
Knowing the symptoms of unnecessary blade wear can mean the difference of thousands of dollars a year in blade replacements, blade sharpening expenses, and downtime incurred from removing and replacing blades. By identifying simple wear patterns on your upper and lower knife blades, you can find clues that will help you optimize the life of your blade and reduce your maintenance budget.
Equipment, software and service purchases by U.S. packaging printers, including Dion Label.
Giorgio Girardi, plant engineering manager at Arkwright, has found vacuum rolls to be the surest way to maintain proper web tension and consistent coating while avoiding scratches to coated surfaces caused by the double-sided contact of nip rolls or “S” wraps.