UEI Group – Introduction of NW SpeedChase NXT
USA • UEI Group engraved die companies introduced their NW SpeedChase NXT system, a new magnetic quick system which is set to make set-up and job changeover faster, simpler and more efficient. According to the company the solution was specifically developed for the narrow web industry and can accommodate any narrow web flat-bed press.
The NW SpeedChase NXT system comprises a SpeedChase NXT and a SpeedPlaten NXT that use a UniLock-Up plate ejector NXT box to quickly set-up, dismount and change the UniLock-Up die or counter force plates. According to UEI Group the NW SpeedChase also has three-times the thermal conductivity than a traditional steel chase and is 65% lighter.
Advantages for press operators includeeasier lock-up, quicker changeover, lower overall costs, increased production speeds, and improved efficiency.
Headquartered in Kansas, USA, UEI Group is comprised of five companies: Universal Engraving, Inc.; UEI Falcontec; UEI Falcontec-Switzerland, UEI Systems and Infinity Foils. Their product portfolio includes engraved flat dies, rotary dies and tools, lock-up systems, hot- and cold-stamping foils; makeready materials, and decorative glitter.