Troika Systems – Anilox analysis tools for drupa
GERMANY • Troika Systems (Hall 10, Stand C13-4) said it will unveil two new technologies at drupa: Corrucam, a tool that is able to measure aniloxes within corrugated presses, and the Advanced Inspection Microscope (AIM), a 2D microscope that can work with different applications. Most corrugated presses have limited access to the anilox roll, typically from the side only. The Corrucam has been designed to work at up to 120 degrees from the vertical, making it a tool for anilox measurement and management in the corrugated press, the company said.
AIM can be used with the Advance Gravure Analysis (AVA) and Advance Flexoplate Analysis (APA) applications. The company believes the 2D microscope and its applications will form a natural replacement for the older DOS and Windows 95 ageing microscopes and systems that many gravure engravers and printers are currently using. It is a high speed combination that will automate top surface measurement of gravure engravings, helping to eliminate operator error, the company said.
Ahead of drupa, Troika will launch improvements to its Flexoplate QC – automatic recognition of the top of the dots for faster and less subjective dot measurement – and Anilox Management System (AMS) – graphics showing the reduction in volume and depth of aniloxes over a period time to enable better forecasting of when rolls will need to be replaced – for the Anilox QC.