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New Flytec unit includes inkjet plus finishing

February 25, 2011

The newest converting system from AB Graphic allows variable printing inline with slitting and rewinding.

AB Graphic International has announced the development of the Flytec F2010, a standalone printing and converting system that permits inkjet printing, slitting and rewinding in one pass.

“The Flytec 2010 is based on our well proven Flytec 2000 system and is equipped with accumulator and an intelligent menu-driven handling process,” says Tony Bell of AB Graphic. “All finishing and controlling work can be carried out in a single step, thanks to clever new design features.”

The F2010 can be supplied for rewind web widths of 330 mm (13”) or 410 mm (16”) and performs 100 percent inspection through integrated fleyeVision camera that also allows the production of pharmaceutical or safety labels. The machine comes prepared for integration with an inkjet printer to add serial numbers, sell-by dates and bar codes on either side of the web. Slitting is through a scissor or razor blade system. Options include fly cut slitting and second rewind shaft. The system is capable of handling roll diameters up to 700 mm (27.5”) at winding speed up to 200 m/min (656 fpm).

AB Graphic International is a worldwide supplier of label converting and finishing machines with facilities in the UK, Netherlands, Spain, Germany, and the United States. The company offers a full range of converting lines either standard or tailored to requirements. Specialized applications include pharmaceutical converting lines, off-line RFID, booklet labelling and Braille machines.