Durst – Tau 330 Series expancement with UV inkjet single pass printing technology
The new UV inkjet label printing press Tau RSC (Source: Durst)
BELGIUM • The manufacturer of digital printing presses will present its new digital eight-colour label press Tau 330 RSC inline with Omet’s Xflex X6 hybrid solution at Labelexpo Europe 2017. Durst further shows its new Web2Print workflow in Brussels from 25 to 28 September 2017.
The new Tau 330 RSC is a UV inkjet label and package printing press featuring 330 mm (13”) print width combined with leading edge print speed of up to 78 m/min (245 fpm) at 1200 x 1200 dpi printing resolutions. The press achieves a production capacity of 1.485 square metres per hour. According to Durst, due to its eight colour stations (CMYK+W+OVG) with new designed high pigmented inks it delivers flexo look-like print quality with close to 98% pantone colour gamut coverage.
The new Tau 330 RSC is available as stand-alone version or can be combined with in-line digital laser die cutting LFS 330. At Labelexpo Europe 2017, the line will be be configured as hybrid press with Omet’s Xflex series of conventional finishing options. Its configuration options include jumbo unwinder and material pre-treatment options like inline corona, web cleaner, priming as well as post press finishing options like varnishing, cold foil, lamination, die-cutting, slitting and rewinding.
Also showcased will be the Tau 330 press with low migration ink for primary food and pharma packaging as well as the entry model Tau 330E with its specially developed high pigmented UV inkjet inks. The press will be demonstrated as a complete solution with the EFS 330, an converting and finishing system from SMAG.
Together with the Tau 330 series, Durst will also introduce its new Web2Print solution for online design, preview and ordering of all kinds of packaging products like labels, folding carton, and more. Also on display will be Durst’s own workflow label application Suite, a modular, expandable prepress software for order entry, pre-press, RIP, colour management, ink costing and production data management.