- November 30, 2004
Machinery, Accessories, Services, Materials
Laser-Cut Labels with No Tools
AB Graphic Intl., East Yorkshire, UK; +44 (0)1262 671138; abgint.com
Sabre Extreme MK 2 laser label die-cutting unit requires no tooling, company reports, allowing for benefits such as job changes in seconds with minimal material waste; real-time tracking to ensure perfect register of print to cut; storing of up to 16 jobs on press; and the ability to kiss cut/through cut, and perforate.
Splice Many Materials
Keene Technology Inc./KTI, South Beloit, IL; 815/624-8989; keenetech.com
CF Series cantilever film splicer is said to eliminate stops for roll changes; work with PET, PVC, BOPP, and LDPE; and feature an overlap splice with no loose tails to cause jamups.
New Features Control Tension
Dover Flexo Electronics, Rochester, NH; 603/332-6150; dfe.com
The Webhandler 3 tension controller offers advanced features including job parameter (recipe) storage and recall; push-button rezero; soft start; automatic speed-change compensation; taper tension; and high- and low- tension limit switch (TLS) setting.
Many Screen Print Features
Omet, Lecco, Italy; +39 (0) 341 367513; omet.it
Screen printing unit features a presetting kit; sliding trolley for interchange with flexo printing unit; hardened steel frame; pressure, inclination, and doctor blade run adjustment; and automatic preregister.