Luminite Products Corp., a laser-engraved flexographic sleeve and cylinder supplier, has announced acquisition of the patent for its mandrel-free air sleeve system, the Load-N-Lok (patent #8,307,764).
The Load-N-Lok system was designed to offer press operators improved efficiency by reducing start-up waste, improved press times, and multiple print repositionings. Now available for order, the company says Load-N-Lok sleeves are suitable for all substrates, and ideal for seamless printing.
Luminite has provided products for ITR (In-The-Round) technology since 1926. Luminite also supplies laser engraved and non-engraved precision ground, seamless elastomer sleeves and cylinders, as well as laser engraved elastomer and polymer plates.