SWITZERLAND • Dutch clothing manufacturer Vlisco had a demanding task for Daetwyler developers. Its famous Africa Print fabrics – produced and printed using a complex wax procedure – presented the CFM P1610 with great challenges. A creative solution was needed.
Because gravure cylinders are usually coated with copper, they are also called copper cylinder. On its surface, the print image is engraved with a graver, a needle, a laser or roulette. The generated wells are called hot cups.