Xeikon 330

The Xeikon 330 now offers you all the advantages for narrow-format digital label printing beyond compare. Its unsurpassed flexibility stemming from an unbeatably short and easy set-up, guarantees truly simple planning and a short time to market, which is rapidly becoming a must in today’s ultra-fast moving competitive world. It means the Xeikon 330 is ideal for just-in-time label printing, making costly storage of label overstock a thing of the past.

Thanks to the fully digital workflow your turnaround time per job is reduced considerably so more short-run jobs can be produced per shift than on traditional presses. 

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The web-fed Xeikon 330 label press sets a benchmark for image quality and consistency. It offers a resolution of 600 dpi whereby every dot has variable density levels in combination with professional screen rulings from 85 lpi to 170 lpi to produce pin-sharp photographic images and smoother shades that outmatch the possibilities of screen and flexo printing. Moreover, it incorporates enhanced technology that virtually eliminates ghosting. Not only does this improve quality, but it reduces the number of rejected labels, thus increasing productivity.

The Xeikon 330 uses enhanced dry toner to produce clean and solid colours that guarantee perfect character reproduction, even in the smallest of print. The application of varnish for a perfect glossy finish is smooth and easy and brings out the full depth and warmth of this new toner. The Xeikon 330’s fifth colour station ships as “white” to allow for easy and matchless label printing on transparent surfaces and create that “no-label-look” label. But it can just as easily be used for the application of custom-made spot colours or security toner.

The Xeikon 330 offers precise image positioning in combination with a full-rotary printing mode and accurate step-and-repeat functions, necessary for perfect and accurate finishing. Furthermore, a special optical sensor allows you to print images precisely in register on pre-printed stock or security materials.

The Xeikon 330 enables you to be highly competitive thanks to its low Total Cost of Printing for short to medium runs. Its full-rotary technology brings easy print management and cost calculation while offering an unbeatable actual top speed of 14.7 m/min.

Naturally, the press has a user-friendly interface with advanced process controls that queue jobs electronically, allowing instant switching from one job to another.

When it comes to short-run or variable data label printing, the Xeikon 330 leaves traditional flexo, screen and offset printing completely behind. Its fast turnaround and powerful value added applications will help you successfully meet the increased service requirements of your customers, today and in the future… while variable information and data printing add even more value.

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The Xeikon 330 comes with the truly open, scalable and modular X-800 Digital Front-End (DFE) that combines extensive pre-press functionality including a fast RIP with impressive variable data printing processing.

In addition, the Xeikon 330 DFE is designed to deliver the highest print quality level, a practical die marker function and precise step-and-repeat, while smoothly dealing with typical challenges such as sequential numbering and barcodes.

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Just like most label presses, the Xeikon 330 is web-fed. It easily prints regular as well as oversized label formats and can handle a wide and flexible range of substrates with widths of 320 or 330 mm, available from vendors such as FASSON, Raflatac and MACtac. Pre-coating or any pre-treatment of substrates is not necessary, which saves you considerable time and money. At your choice, jobs can be printed on self-adhesive material, both paper (coated and noncoated stock) and synthetic based (PP or PET) and transfer material – varying between 60 and 250 gsm. Basically, you are spoilt for choice.

Since the Xeikon 330 easily tackles barcode printing, sequential numbering and the likes, it creates clear opportunities in the Variable Information Printing (VIP) market. What is more, it even broadens the horizon to include variable data printing, which allows you to completely vary each impression during the printing process, thus enabling you and your customers to exceed generalised printing and smoothly create value-adding versioning products.

Typical applications handled by the Xeikon 330 include all kinds of pharmaceutical labels, labels for alcoholic beverages, wine, food and cosmetics, as well as household, industrial, security and decorative printing.

The Xeikon 330 is one of the most environment friendly digital colour presses in the business. It is dry toner based so no solvents are used, which makes it not only a friend of the environment but also of your health.

The Xeikon 330 offers easy installation and start-up. No external hook-ups are required and no special environmental permits or exceptional safety precautions are necessary for its use.

What is more, its hard-wearing components make it last a lifetime. Its environment friendliness qualifies it for investment subsidies offered by the governments of certain countries. Finally, the Xeikon 330 complies with an extensive list of international regulations such as UL, CE, GS and FCC.

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Print technology: LED array-based, dry toner electrophotography
5 colour hardware configuration
Yellow, Cyan, Magenta and Black
5th station opaque white, security toner or spot colour
full rotary printing
clean and environmentally friendly press operation
Print media:
web-fed: label stock, paper and synthetic media
media width: 320 or 330 mm (12.6″ or 13″)
media weight: 6 0 – 250 gsm (40 lb text to 90 lb cover)
media calliper: 20 micron – 200 micron
Press throughput:  
web speed*: 7.35 m/min (24 ft/min)
14.7 m/min (48 ft/min)
*: depending on the substrate
Duty cycle: up to 200,000 m/month (650,000 ft/month)
or up to 60,000 spm/month (640,000 sqft/month)
Imaging:
spatial resolution: 600 dpi with variable dot density (4 bit)
imaging width: 307.6 mm (12.11″)
repeat length up to 55 m
Output unit: roll-to-roll output standard, re-winder optional
built-in cutter (optional)
Console: proofing and control desk with proofing light
Optional modular
finishing
solution:
in-line or off-line
– UV flexo varnish
– laminating
– hot foil
– spot varnish
– digital semi-rotary die-cutting

Xeikon 6000

The Xeikon 6000 makes printing life simple. The press has been designed to make digital printing more profitable than ever by guaranteeing increased uptime and superior printing results. Its unmatched printing capacity unlocks new opportunities. By enabling you to meet and exceed the  uncompromising market demands and by maximising your capability, skills and experience, the Xeikon 6000 simplifies your efforts to add value.

The Xeikon 6000 brings you the best in controlled and controllable print quality. Its smart paper conditioning sets you off to a great start, while a dedicated encoder ensures that images are always transferred onto the web in perfect colour synchronisation. The Xeikon 6000 comes equipped with an in-line densitometer and a second encoder, offering perfect front-to-back and automatic colour registration. The densitometer ensures that colour remains consistently vibrant on both sides of a page throughout a print run.

With the new Xeikon Form Adapted (FA) Toner, the Xeikon 6000 lets you achieve amazing richness and depth of colour. The Xeikon 6000 equipped with this toner is Pantone®-licensed, which opens up a world of possibilities to you and your customers. Backed by a 600 dpi resolution with variable density levels, it sets the tone for the digital colour printing market. It allows the gamut and depth of the Xeikon 6000’s unique digital colour image quality to come to full bloom on a wide variety of substrates up to 350 gsm. The Xeikon 6000 puts you in control of all it takes to craft sheer quality.

Unmatched speed

The Xeikon 6000 prints multi-page documents at an unmatched speed of 160 A4 pages per minute in fully collated order, which translates into 9,600 full-colour pages per hour. Through exceptional RIP and print speeds the Xeikon 6000 takes your business to the next level of productivity, making it a highly productive solution that easily tackles monthly volumes of up to 3,700,000 pages.

Superior uptime

The Xeikon 6000 is there to set new standards in digital colour printing. That is why it sports user-friendly innovations engineered with top quality parts. That is also why it allows you to add our new Form Adapted (FA) toner on the fly without impacting the print speed. And that is exactly why the Xeikon 6000 can be seamlessly integrated with Xeikon’s Jumbo Unwinder, enabling seemingly endless print runs without stopping. These new standards reduce maintenance, labour, and manual intervention, which means fewer stops: the perfect recipe for higher volumes, increased profits and the lowest cost of print! Ably supported by our proven technology and vast experience in digital colour printing, the Xeikon 6000 achieves a duty cycle of 3,700,000 full color A4 pages per month.

The ability to offer open standards that integrate into your printing environment is the key to unlocking real automation. This is precisely what the Xeikon technology offers:

The Xeikon 6000 comes integrated with the X-800 Digital Front-End (DFE) which embeds powerful streamer technology that yields new levels of high-end variable data printing and makes for an extremely fast and responsive system. It is a truly open, scalable and modular system that combines powerful RIP features with print quality tools and collation capabilities. In addition, it allows simultaneous set-up, RIPping and printing, vastly increasing productivity. The X-800 DFE easily processes PostScript, PDF, PPML and PPML/VDX files at high speed and is designed to support future JDF-based digital printing job tickets.

The optional Xeikon IPDS Controller transforms the Xeikon 6000 into a next-generation transactional printing solution that produces fully personalised colour documents. Combine the Xeikon IPDS Controller and the X-800 DFE with the Xeikon 6000 and you have just opened the door to transforming classical transactional documents into meaningful marketing communication tools that add value and deepen customer relationships.

Authentic and continued growth comes from expanding your capabilities and offering real value to your customer. The Xeikon 6000 is a web-fed press that is unique in its handling of scalable paper widths of 320 – 508 mm with virtually no restriction in sheet length. Ready to print the longest jobs the fastest on a wide range of paper stocks from 40 – 350 gsm, it can also print on a wide choice of other substrates such as polyester film, transfer material, and label stock, adding a wide assortment of value-generating applications.

It can help you find and fulfil new business opportunities because it is one of the only digital colour presses on the market that accommodates standard formats up to A2 full-bleed or B2 as well as non-standard formats.

The Xeikon 6000 requires no special environmental permits for its use. Its closed loop cooling system means no external water supply or waste water outlet is required. Moreover, no exceptional safety precautions have to be implemented, so the Xeikon 6000 allows you to be commercially productive in no time at all. Its environment-friendliness (e.g. no VOC emission) qualifies it for investment subsidies in certain countries. Finally, the Xeikon 6000 complies with an extensive list of international regulations such as CE, GS and FCC. The environment does not stop before or during printing. The printed matter is also guaranteed paper recyclable and the toner materials do not contain harmful chemicals.

  • Xeikon’s Jumbo Unwinder offers endless printing continuity.
  • The paper supply unit is mounted in a fixed position ensuring a perfect alignment of the web.
  • The Xeikon 6000 can handle scalable paper widths of 320 – 508 mm with virtually no restriction in sheet length.
  • Unique One-Pass-Duplex™ technology allows simultaneous double-sided printing.
  • Xeikon FA toner can be added on the fly.
  • The long-lasting cutter is and remains extremely accurate regardless of the substrate used.
  • Print technology: LED array-based, dry toner electrophotography
    Xeikon 6000 with FA toner, Pantone® Licensed
    4/4 or 5/5 hardware configuration
    One-Pass-Duplex™ printing
    fully automated in-line density & registration control
    clean and environmentally friendly press operation
    Print media:
    web-fed: paper (coated and uncoated), paperboard, synthetic media, label stock
    media width: 320 – 508 mm (12.6″ – 20″)
    media weight: 40 – 350 gsm (27 lb text to 122 lb cover)
    Press throughput:
    web speed: up to 20 cm/sec (39 ft/min)
    printing speed: (A4 full-colour pages, when printing double-sided):
    160 ppm (9,600 pages/hour) for 40 – 200 gsm paper
    130 ppm (7,800 pages/hour) for 40 – 250 gsm paper (paperboard up to 200 gsm)
    100 ppm (6,000 pages/hour) for 40 – 300 gsm paper (paperboard up to 250 gsm)
    70 ppm (4,200 pages/hour) for 40 – 350 gsm paper
    Duty cycle: up to 3,700,000 pages/month
    Imaging:
    spatial resolution: 600 dpi with variable dot density (4 bit)
    imaging width: 483 mm (19.0″)
    Output unit: cut sheet stacker with removable cart (optional)
    Console: proofing and control desk with proofing light
    Power requirements: universal 3-phase
    Compliance: CE, GS, CB and FCC

Grapo Manta KM8/720UV

MANTA KM8/720

Grapo Manta

The MANTA is large format UV flatbed printer as reply of company GRAPO s.r.o. to the still growing demand for UV technologies especially in printing on desk materials. This printing machine can be used for rigid and some flexible media up to 2,05m x 3,05m width and 60 mm thickness.
The MANTA is equipped with eight Konica Minolta heads KM 512MH/14 pl. Complete control software and RIP software together with colormanagement for CMYK include ICC color management are developed by GRAPO. The printer is built from automation industry components, selected for their high performance and endurance in longrun operational load.

Highly versatile printer

The MANTA is designed to optimize your production process. It is easy to operate, requires easy maintenance, can be easily switched to different print applications especially on rigid and also on some flexible materials on a reduced scale.

TWIN MODE
This unique system cuts out preparation time in the course of printing. In TWIN MODE, there are two virtual working desks, so it is possible to set up the starting points for two printing operations indenpendently. You can print on one part of the working desk and in the meantime you can prepare material on the other one. The technology has been developed by GRAPO.

Application of sufficiently rigid inks provides print outputs for a wide range of indoor and outdoor applications, for example show windows, backlit products, metal desks, prints on furniture for design studios, glass, wall-pictures etc.
The possibilities of our printer are really wide – it is a flexible equipment for creative people.

Perfect print results
Combination of the print heads and specially formulated UV inks achieves the best print results.

Inks

Specially formulated UV inks achieve resistant surface and shiny colours. The inks adhere to rigid materials (eg. plastics, wood, metal, glass, etc.). It is possible to increase adhesion on media by application of special Primer coatings, that enable to achieve the best results on specific rigid materials.
The inks for MANTA are made by Sun Chemical, the world’s largest ink manufacturer. As such, Crystal URG Inks are formulated and manufactured to the highest specification, including ISO9001:2000 quality and ISO14001 environmental compliance. The inks are specifically formulated in partnership with ensuring compatibility with the print heads and excellent jetting reliability.

Quick recovery of investment

Reasonable price, low operating costs and high productivity makes from the MANTA ideal choice for large scale of operations in the digital print.

Technical specification

Printing Technology: Piezo drop-on-demand inkjet system

Printhead: 8xKonica Minolta Printheads, KM512 MH/ 14 pl

Print Resolution: 720 x 720dpi, 420 x 720 dpi

Maximum Print Area: 2,05 m x 3,05 m

Maximum Media Thickness: 60 mm

Printing Speed: Maximum up to 110 sq.m./hr.
Productional quality 30-40 sq.m./hr.
High quality 15-20 sq.m./hr.

Colours: 4 colors CMYK x 2 ( 2printheads per color/512 nozzles )

Printing Inks: GRAPO SunChemical URG – UV curable inks (CMYK)

Curing System: Air-cooled UV lamps – continual regulation

Media Types:
PVC sheets, plexiglass, wood, glass, ceramics, metal,polystyrene, foam, thermocol, cardboards, paper banner, textile etc.

Operation System: Windows XP, NT

Print Program :
GRAPO graphics sofware controlled by Grapo RIP software, ICC color management , multilanguage graphical users interface

Image formats:
All popular graphic-file formats inculding TIFF, PDF, JFIF, EPS, PostScript,

Ink reservoir :                        4x 5 Liters

External dimensions transport: 2,6m x 2,4m x  4,6m (w,h,d) 4,5m x 1m x 0,7m (w,h,d)

Required space dimension: 4,5m x 1,7m x 5,5m (w,h,d)

External dimensions installed: 3,9m x 1,5m x 4,6m (w,h,d)  see the layout

Weight: 1250 kg

Electrical requierements: 3 phase, 400 V, 50Hz, connector 3P+N+PE NN 3253,

Environmental operation condition: Temperature 15-29 C, relative humidity 30-70 %, non dusty area

The printer is equipped with eight print heads KONICA MINOLTA KM 512/14 pl.. Each head has perfect temperature control system (which works according to information coming from the print head) and ink input with mechanical closure. Cleaning of printheads is performed by inlet of air pressure into subtanks. The UV curing lamps with high output are air cooled. The printheads carriage is height adjustable up to 60 mm above the aluminium sandwich desk with extra solid surface.
The ink supply is based on four large-capacity ink tanks. Metal design of the tanks prevents contact with UV irradiation and ink. Ink is transported per nilon hoses with minimal UV irradiation penetrability. Impurities in ink are caught by special filters. Underpressure for the printheads is provided by the underpressure regulator.
The print is made on special Aluminium sandwich desk with unique suction system which is uniform at any given point on a desk.

Electronics

Power-circuit parts control the motor operations, UV bulbs, antistatics, vacuum sucking and cooling. The electronical parts control the data output, power supply for the carriage and the print heads, regulate temperature of the print heads and ink supply into the subtanks.

Software control

Total control of the printer is executed from the PC work station working under Windows XP, NT. Control application drives UV bulbs, indicates level of ink in the maintanks, gives information about the print, offers correction of the media movement, etc. RIP software used in the MANTA is developed by GRAPO and is equipped with all standard functions like change of file size, rotation, cutting marks, tilling, etc. Software has also ICC colormanagement and and multi-language graphical users interface.

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