GERMANY • With its monitoring software cLynx.print, the company achieved breakthrough success in digital print image inspection already last year. They now improved internal quality assurance processes with cLynx.cylinder, allows a digital surface inspection already during cylinder production.
Using the monitoring software cLynx.print, Saueressig can spot tiniest of defects on gravure cylinders by means of automated image inspection. Whereas the advancement cLynx.cylinder operates right in the internal production workflow: In a fully automated end-to-end process, the control system scans the entire cylinder surface with microscopic precision. Subsequently, the quality of the cylinders produced is examined in a complex calculation method, ensured and, finally, attested by a certificate. Therefore quality assurance is entirely digitised.
Originally designed for security printing, the internal use has been extended to the area of consumer goods and pharmaceutical packaging, and promises further potentials.