Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
9291 Bryn Mawr Ave,
Rosemont, IL 60018

PC Industries features enhanced Guardian PQV 100% inspection system


The PQV3 offers automatic job changeover on the fly and automated remote job setup off press.

PC Industries is showing printers and converters the improved capabilities of its flagship system the Guardian PQV 100% inspection. The PQV3 offers automatic job changeover on the fly for digital printers to seamlessly continue 100% inspection on press. In addition, automated remote job setup off press helps Flexo printers reduce downtime when frequently changing jobs.

Color Measurement: The system offers relative color measurement (ΔE) as an available feature. Absolute color measurement to ISO standards can be provided with the GV-Spectro, in-line spectrophotometer based system.

High-Speed Variable Data Inspection: The PQV3 offers advanced, high performance 1D and 2D bar code verification to ANSI and ISO standards. Grading and verification can now be done at higher speeds while maintaining accuracy and minimum code size. The system also can verify human readable characters using OCR/OCV technology.

In addition to these improved capabilities, attendees are also be able to see all PC Industries’ solutions for print quality verification in its 900 square foot booth:

Guardian PQV 100% Inspection – Automatic and intelligent 100% defect detection system for web or sheets, the PQV tackles the most demanding and unique applications in print, labeling, converting, and packaging.

Guardian OLP Proofreading System –  Automatically finds and highlights differences between customer approved master, and pre-press files or scanned press samples.

Guardian LSI Full Web Inspection – Economical 100% inspection system that detects typical defects such as streaks, hickeys, registration errors, unremoved matrix, and missing labels.

Graphic-Vision Web Viewer Series – Reliable web viewing supported by powerful cameras equipped with LED lighting. Includes new “electronic zoom” feature for instantaneous zoom with saved zoom positions, high-resolution 5 Mega Pixel digital color camera with 400% more resolution than standard 1.2 Mega Pixel cameras, and significantly improved reliability by removing “motorized zoom lens”.

GV-Spectro – Advanced web viewer, plus in-line absolute color measurement and reporting system.