Routine press maintenanceAutomatic Flexo Wash for plates and rollsFlexo Wash from Denmark offers a wide range of cleaning, washing systems for anilox rolls, gravure cylinders, printing plates and parts for both narrow web and wide web presses be it flexo or gravure process covering more than 2,500 installations. As the lines on the anilox rolls are getting finer, the need and demand for quality cleaning is becoming stronger, otherwise quality printing cannot be obtained. Especially the new laser technologies present new challenges to the printers. The deeper cells can exasperate plugging issues. Plugged anilox rolls cause inadequate ink distribution, poor color densities, difficulties in getting the right color and waste of time, ink and substrate.Flexo Wash from Denmark offers a wide range of cleaning, washing systems for anilox rolls, gravure cylinders, printing plates and parts for both narrow web and wide web presses be it flexo or gravure process covering more than 2,500 installationsProperly cleaned anilox rolls and plates also reduce set up time, reduce press downtime, minimize waste of ink and substrate, improve productivity and increases the life of roll and plates. Due to the finer lines it is also a must to find a safe, gentle and automatic cleaning method, that will cause no wear or tear on the delicate anilox rolls and plates. It is important to clean the rolls immediately after removal from the press after each job and keep a regular maintenance schedule .
Flexo Wash uses a safe and gentle cleaning method that does not harm even the most delicate rolls. The cleaning method offered by Flexo Wash means that you can both deep clean the rolls and wash them on a daily basis without harming even the finest rolls. The anilox roll is placed on the traction system in the anilox cleaning machine while the plates are placed on the conveyor belt of the plate cleaning machine which automatically takes the plate one by one into the cleaning machine.
The whole cleaning process starting with liquid spraying, rinsing with high-pressure water and at the end drying by means of air will run through automatically in one cycle. There is no need to do manual cleaning or drying thus ensuring minimum manual handling of rolls and plates. The quick and gentle system is fully automatic and leaves the rolls, cylinder or plates fully clean and dry, ready for use in a very short time. Flexo Wash also offers parts washer with a complete close loop distillation system for solvent recovery. Cleaning of anilox roll, cylinders and plates and parts is done by eco-friendly liquids which can clean all types of inks – UV inks, solvent-based inks or water-based inks.