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Omet – At Labelexpo Europe 2015 with three machines for label and package printing

The new iFlex press with laser pre-register system

BELGIUM • New iFlex with laser pre-register, XFlex X6 with flexo/offset combination, JetPlus digital inkjet printing and UV LED flexo curing are the company’s plan for the upcoming Labelexpo Europe 2015 (Hall 6 Stand C49).

The highlight will be the new iFlex 370mm (14’’) label press, introduced in May 2015. The press is supported by tools designed to reach optimum performance in terms of quality, rapidity of changeover, waste savings and manoeuvrability by the operator. This includes pre-register and register devices. Among these are the iLight laser-based system and the iVision, control system using video-cameras placed on each print unit for immediate register correction before the job reaches the end of the line. The converting section includes the Quick Change Die Cutting (QCDC) system while Rock’n’Roll is a high performance matrix waste rewinding system.

The XFlex X6 flexo/offset press represents a bridge between label and package printing. It is a suitable solutions for converters handling runs of flexible packaging, shrink sleeves, IML labels and special tailor-made applications. The press on show will have a printing widths of 430 mm (17’’). With four-colour digital JetPlus inkjet unit, the XFlex X6 Digital 430mm (17’’) is a choice when variable data, short runs or sampling are involved. The combination with flexo and a full array of in-line finishing and converting options widens the printing possibilities. Another news awaits customers visiting the Omet stand. Flexo printing on XFlex X6 Digital will introduce a great innovation: UV LED curing, which will bring enormous advantages in terms of energy consumption and overall performance.

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Armin Karl Geiger

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