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Holographic Technology Is Seamless
Holman Technology
, Hamilton, NJ; 609/890-4320;
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Totally Seamless Technology (TST) was designed to assist companies that have to contend with shim lines in converting holographic film. TST is shim-driven rather than roll-based, thus it is more conducive to large-scale production, says mfr. Can be used for security and packaging applications. Also said to minimize film scrap.

Free-Standing Unwind Slitter Offered
CTC International Inc.
, West Caldwell, NJ; 973/228-2300; ctcint.com
Free-standing unwind slitter for use with co.'s line of turret rewinders is said to allow easy running of turrets in off-line mode. Features 42-in.-dia unwind roll capacity, precision tension control, low roll warning system, automatic web guiding, splicing table, and precision slitter. Available in web widths to 20 in.

Introductions Expand Rapid-Roll Line
Avery Dennison Corp.
, Painesville, 800/944-8511; fasson.com
New substrates have been added to the Fasson Rapid-Roll line. Domestic wet strength labels, available in 40# and 55# C1S, are said to provide outstanding durability in high-moisture envelopes and an exceptionally smooth printing surface. These new grades are FDA-compliant for food contact and complement co.'s substrate offerings for glue-applied beverage labeling applications.

Flexo Press Offers Screen Capabilities
Multi Print Systems (MPS) bv
, Lichtenhorststraat, the Netherlands; +31 (0) 316 22 56 66; mps4u.com
The EF (Effective Flexo) dedicated UV flexo press is driven by digitally controlled, servo drive technology. EF printing and converting systems are used for rotary screen combination printing with Stork RSI Rotamesh technology. Features includes Crisp.Dot technology said to result in minimal dot gain, a full round dot, good ink coverage of solid areas, and sharper printing of smaller fonts. Multi-drive technology adds what co. calls extremely accurate web velocity and constant web tension across entire speed range. Available in widths of 10 in. (250 mm) and 13 in. (330 mm).

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