- January 31, 2006, PFFC staff
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Coupling Designed for Stability
Zero-Max, Plymouth, MN; 800/533-1731; zero-max.com
Company reports the Mark Andy Model LP 3000 label printer uses its re-engineered 6P30C CD coupling. This version is a double flex model with two center disc packs and clamp-style connecting hubs. It reverses the two outside connecting hubs so they face inward instead of outward. The two disc packs are located on the outside of the coupling. Design is said to contribute to zero positioning error downstream, guarantee print register and quality, and keep intermittent motion under control.
Tagstock is Tough
Neenah Paper, Alpharetta, GA; 678/566-6500; neenahpaper.com
Kimdura Multi-Task tagstock reportedly offers enhanced graphic and strength performance. Features a smudge-proof coating that enables printing with many EDP and conventional tag printing methods. Also offers high initiated tear strength and unsupported hole strength.
Coex Label Stocks Offer Clarity
Avery Dennison, Leiden, The Netherlands; +31 (0) 164 317 015; europe.fasson.com
Fasson Global Co-Ex self-adhesive film label stock is a high-technology coextrusion available in gloss white and gloss transparent, topcoated and non-topcoated. Said to offer exceptional clarity and print quality plus outstanding converting and dispensing characteristics. Markets include health and beauty products and household chemicals.
Combination Dryer Aids Speeds
Research Inc., Eden Prairie, MN; 952/829-8356; researchinc.com
Model 5331 Web-Dri ink-drying system provides instantaneous IR and convention technologies to dry ink printed on paper webs to 10 in. wide. System allows line speeds to 1,000 fpm, is compact, and mounts on-line readily, company reports. Drying chamber has a hinged lower reflector panel that swings out of the way for easy webbing. A basic controller is integrated into system for ease of use.