grafotronic displays compact digital label finishing machine

CF2 for digital printed labels

Mattias Malmqvist, vice president – sales and marketing of grafotronic at Xeikon Café. Photo PSA

At Xeikon Cafe, Sweden-based grafotronic displayed its new compact digital finishing machine, CF2, for digital printed labels. Fully servo driven, the digital finishing machine is a compact version of DCL2 converting line. The CF2 has a built-in measuring system of mother roll and automatic set-up of web tension throughout the machine. The machine has an intelligent unwind unit, a drive system, printing units, diecutting unit, slitting system, rewind unit and rewind shafts—all integrated inline for complete digital finishing of printed

Xeikon cafe“The CR2 compact digital finishing machine comes with the latest servo technology for full web control,” said Mattias Malmqvist, vice president – sales and marketing of grafotronic. “The revolutionary wifi-slitting automatic knife positioning system in the machine can position the full set of shear cut knives within 10 seconds.” With a web width up to 350 mm, the machine has a maximum speed of 45-70 m/min in semi-rotary mode and a maximum speed of 180 m/min in full rotary mode.

According to Malmqvist, grafotronic has a couple of installations in India. Some of the major customers mentioned by Malmqvist were Ajanta Packaging, Huhtamaki, etc. “These companies have invested in several machines by us. In India, we are working with Reifenhauser India. We actively participate in LabelExpo India. During the last LabelExpo India show, we exhibited our inspection machines, which received excellent response,” he said

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