Hell Gravure Systems – White background printing saves engraving cylinders

The back-cover white deposit below leads to a significantly more memorable print image, above (click to enlarge)
GERMANY • Hell Gravure Systems said its XtremeEngraving system has opened up a new field of application – engraving coarse screens on transfer rollers to enable white background printing. Under certain conditions, one white cylinder is all that’s necessary with the system. Conventional engraving, however, usually requires two printing cylinders.

Tresu – New MaxiPrint Concept for corrugated, wide web flexo

The ink change and cleaning cycle is typically completed within approximately five minutes with its system, Tresu said
DENMARK • Tresu Group introduced its MaxiPrint Concept, a carbon-fibre or ceramic chamber that comprises a chamber doctor blade, inking system and cleaning system. Suited for wide web and corrugated flexo applications, the company says it offers corrosion-resistance; fast, automatic internal cleaning; improved quality consistency; and reduced ink loss.

Heliograph – 7 engraving systems installed at plant in Izmir

Gravure International in Izmir, (from left to right): Managing director Ender Özmergen, production engineer Didem Gül, process engineer Ilkin Soylu, production and maintenance manager Kadir Camci
TURKEY • Heliograph’s competence in rotogravure cylinder production is prized globally, the company said, and it cites Turkish Bakioglu Holding as an example, which has seven installed HelioKlischograph K500 engraving output devices. With 11 locations, it’s Turkey’s leading corporate group of companies for the production of flexible packaging.

Esko – New platemaking machines, software for drupa

The XPS Crystal 5080, a new flexo plate LED-UV exposure device, combines UV main and back exposure in a single operation
GERMANY • Esko announced it will introduce new flexo platemaking machines at drupa (Hall 8B, Stand A23) that it says will increase consistency and simplify the platemaking operation. The XPS Crystal 5080, a new flexo plate LED-UV exposure device, combines UV main and back exposure in a single operation.