AB Graphic – New digital finishing applications at Labelexpo in Chicago
On display at Labelexpo Americas 2018: AB Graphic Digicon Series 3 for beverage labels (Source: ABG)
USA • The company will exhibit several lines at Labelexpo Americas, covering a range of finishing applications. Lines on display includes Digicon Series 3, Digilase, Digicon Lite and the Jetfx module for digital embellishment.
Digicon Series 3
The Digicon Series 3 features ABG’s new fast flat-bed screen printing module, Big Foot 50 tonne flat-bed hot-foil unit, and its smaller version the 25 tonne flat-bed hot-foil unit with a news swivel head allowing foil to be fed both along and across the web like the Big Foot. During the show two beverage labels will produced, highlighting the quality and the embellishment capabilities of the machine.
According to the company, an inline, fully automatde Digicon Series 3 including the patented fast track die and the fully integrated AutoSet glueless turret rewinder with quick change mandrels, will demonstrate printing and finishing ready to ship to customers in a single pass.
Jetfx, Digicon Lite & Co
The Jetfx digital embellishment module will be on display, an offline, fully digital system creating varnish and foil effects. Besides the Digicon Lite, presented with a sheeter and conveyor option, the turret rewinders will be shown in several different configurations, including the AutoSet, available as a standalone turret or integrated on a Digicon Series 3.
The German manufacturing division will bring six different fleyeVision 100% inspection cameras, including two of these seamlessly mounted on slitter inspection rewinders. There will also be a booklet machine, processing up to 36000 booklet labels per hour.
Visitors will see the live production data from the beverage specification Digicon, the AutoSet glueless turret rewinder and an SRI slitter inspection rewinder. A new Digilase laser machine running a fully automated workflow solution and a new inline entry level 762 mm 30”) wide finishing machine.
AB Graphics Digicon lines with a camera will further be demonstrated at the Domino (stand 6523) and HP stand (stand 3326). REA (stand 3514) shows an SRI mounted with an inkjet printer at Labelexpo Americas 2018.
Visitors to Labelexpo Americas 2018 (25-27 September, Chicago) will find AB Graphics at stand 3223.