GERMANY • The company introduced PremiumSetter S1000, a new laser system for direct engraving of Elastomer printiong plates (metal back and Mylar back). The system uses two lasers with a total output of 1200 W.
The new PremiumSetter S1000 for the dirct engraving of Elastomer flexo plates (Source: Hell Gravure)
GERMANY • The HQH Pro automatic text enhancement system for gravure printing recently impressed judges for the ERA’s Innovation Prize, who recommended the product.
GERMANY • The member of the Heliograph Holding introduced the compact 5 kHz HelioKlischograph K2 cylinder engraving machine.
Hell Gravure Systems introduced the compact 5 kHz HelioKlischograph K2 cylinder engraving machine (Source: Heliograph Holding)
INDIA • As a service provider for the Indian gravure market, Image Gravures has chosen to use the latest generation of Cellaxy technology from Hell Gravure Systems. Production using the C500 direct laser started in October.
Partner Anant Patel and Parag Patel
GERMANY • Janoschka announced that it has invested in the Cellaxy C500 Direct Laser by Hell Gravure Systems. The installation at Janoschka’s largest production site in Kippenheim is scheduled for the autumn.
GERMANY • Hell Gravure Systems announced its new High Performance Package that almost doubles its Cellaxy direct laser engraver performance when engraving gravure cylinders or lasering embossing forms. The package is now available and previously installed systems can be retrofitted, the company said.
Comparison of engraving times of a typical gravure cylinder: Cellaxy Standard and Cellaxy with High Performance Package option
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.
The back-cover white deposit below leads to a significantly more memorable print image, above (click to enlarge)
GERMANY • Hell Gravure Systems and the Danish company Flexo Wash have developed a washing system for cleaning directly engraved elastomer forms. The system complements “Premium Flexo” and enables automated purification based on preset parameters. The washing system is available in several investment options for plates and sleeves.
Hell Gravure Systems and Flexo Wash have developed a washing system for cleaning directly engraved elastomer forms