Printacom presented its Anytron digital label press at Propak Cape which took place from 21-23 October 2014 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
The Press, integrated with Printacom Specialised Label Printers, produces high resolution output (maximum 1200dpi resolution) at up to nine metres per second thanks to digital single-pass technology. Reliability and speed is a result of the device’s Single Pass technology (in terms of which the labels follow a straight path through the machine, with no bending) as well as a sophisticated take-up and feed unit.
The continuous roll printing achieves an output speed that leads the industry in desktop label printing. The Press measures just over 1.6 metres long and 58cm wide. Capable of handling (10cm, 15cm or 20cm) 4, 6 or 8-inch label stock, it produces high-definition, full colour labels which are also waterproof and scratch resistant. A wide variety of self-adhesive label stock is available – to suit products contained in anything from wine bottles, to boxed goods, punnets or bags.
Printacom also exhibited the Any-cut Convenient Laser Die-Cutter, Any-blade Convenient R2R blade Label Finisher and the Any-002 Colour Label Press.
Anycut Convenient Laser Die-Cutter
This can cut 5000 labels within one hour with no re-tooling. It has a combination of the latest laser technology and vision system that guarantees the quality of labels. A single cutting can perform laminating and the removal of scrap paper simultaneously. Laminating films can increase durability by protecting the surface of labels and enhance the level of luster. In addition, final labels can be conveniently produced through the removal of scrap paper. Full and half cuts can be performed simultaneously and labels with a maximum length of 1.2m can also be cut by the software.
Any-blade Convenient R2R Blade Label Finisher
This allows for immediate die-cutting without die. Consistent levels of label quality can be made with the automatic tension control system that has no tension bar, a blade die-cutting engine with pressure adjustment and a black mark sensor. Just short training is sufficient to learn to operate the finishing unit with its convenient user interface and software. The any-blade also does not require a large space. With its compact design, it can be installed or moved to a small space and die-cutting can be done whenever necessary.
Any-002 Colour Label Press
The Colour label press any-002 can make 5000 colour labels within two hours and does not require a large space. It can be installed in small spaces such as offices and can print out labels immediately whenever necessary. The press uses its own software, and thereby conveniently and speedily processes the tasks that were impossible in analogue equipment. The unique information that is entered into labels, such as QR codes, barcodes, and numbering, can be printed out immediately. Labels are printed on various paper types such as art papers, certified PET, PP and transfer paper.