At Labelexpo Europe 2019 in Brussels, UV Graphics launched its Ultraflex UFO label press for the international market. The 8-color narrow web flexo press with a maximum width of 370mm is equipped with a corona treater, web cleaner, line sensing web guide, de lam/re lam, turn bar, hot foil stamping with foil saver, cold foil, peel and seal attachment and a quick change Hybrid LED UV system. The press also has a Vari-Gap die cutting station, sheeting station and an integrated LED monitor. The press has the smallest footprint in the industry and is made for a clean room environment.
The features of this press include a 100% register on print job startup for achieving full register within 3 meters waste. The press at the show will run at 200 meters a minute using multiple substrates including printing on 12 micron BOPP film, shrink sleeve, polyester film, in mould labels, pressure sensitive material and heavy boards with the highest quality of register.
In live demonstrations of this machine, UV Graphics used LED inks, high build tactile coatings, special effects, hot foil and cold foil. UV Graphics is also showing its own latest video plate mounter with many new features making it the fastest plate mounter in the industry and the latest range of UV curing systems and slitter rewinders.
This is the first time that UV Graphics is demonstrating the Ultraflex UFO series of flexographic presses at an international platform. “This show is extremely important for our company as this would be an international launch for our presses. Our company is known for its UV systems and plate mounters and we expect an overwhelming response and also look forward to meeting as many potential customers as possible. We are expecting to close 6 to 10 orders during the show,” says Abhay Dutta, director of UV Graphics. At Labelexpo Europe, UV Graphics is aiming at long run and short run label printers looking for international quality label printing equipment and startups looking for immediate growth.