Highly productive, cost efficient, quality label and packaging printing press.
Industry leading levels of automation, including autonomous inking impression and register “AiiR” and the FL3’s unique print head design mean that average down time is cut to a minimum, change over rates are reduced and the highest graphic quality can be profitably delivered whether short or long run. Edale’s automation technology can improve productivity, reduce waste and increase print quality whilst making your company less dependent on highly skilled operators.
The opportunity for label convertors to diversify into new growth markets such as sleeves, wrap around labels, pouches and sachets can be addressed by combining the FL3’s AiiR automation with the available film packages.
Edale’s extensive knowledge and experience of over 17 years in the hybrid/ flexo market is now enhanced with the launch of an Edale branded hybrid press, using industry leading technology based around the proven FL3 platform. Hybrid digital print empowers the converter to profit from a diverse range of markets ranging from short run labels through to high volume mass randomised print on PS labels and flexible packaging. Hybrid digital productivity far exceeds that of EP technologies and is now the most rapidly expanding segment of the label market.
Please contact Edale to arrange a demonstration or consultation to determine which configuration of FL3 would deliver the greatest value to your business.
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An indispensable productivity tool
Optimal, consistent geometry
Autonomous Inking, Impression and Registration
A higher level of accuracy
Reset, recall, repeat
Independently servo driven
Reduced set-up time
Same job, different colours
Single flexographic printing station
Autonomous inking, impression & register
Converting station with multiple cutting options
Converting station with multiple cutting options.
Main HMI control panel.
|Web Width:||430mm | 16.9”||510mm | 20.1”|
|Printing width flexo:||420mm | 16.5”||500mm | 19.7”|
|Anilox face width:||430mm | 16.9”||510mm | 20.1”|
|Repeat length flexo:||8 – 24” (203.2 - 609.6mm) 1/8” increments||8 – 24” (203.2 - 609.6mm) 1/8” increments|
|Repeat length standard rotary die cutting:||8 – 24” (203.2 – 609.6mm) 1/8” increments||8 – 24” (203.2 – 609.6mm) 1/8” increments|
|Repeat length EZ Die:||10 – 24” (254 – 609.6mm) 1/8” increments||14 – 24” (254 – 609.6mm) 1/8” increments|
|Repeat length automated finishing system in full rotary mode:||12 - 24” (304.8 - 609.6mm) 1/8” increments||N/A|
|Repeat length automated finishing system in semi-rotary mode:||2 - 24” (50.8 - 609.6mm) 1/8” increments||N/A|
|Mechanical speed flexo: NB: Actual run speeds are subject to application, performance of substrate, inks and consumables.||5-200 m/min||5-200 m/min|
|Substrate thickness: NB: Thin and heat sensitive substrate require specification of chill rolls and soft rewind tension.||12 - 450 microns 0.5 - 18 pt||12 - 450 microns 0.5 - 18 pt|
|Tension range:||10 - 500N||10 - 500N|
|Print register - Maximum deviation colour to colour for print stations in sequence:||+/- 0.1mm||+/- 0.1mm|
|Print register - Mode deviation colour to colour for print stations in sequence: NB: Accuracy subject to the use of good quality materials and automatic register system at steady speed.||+/- 0.05mm||+/- 0.05mm|
|Max roll capacity unwind / rewind:||1000mm | 40“ 430kg | 950lb||1000mm | 40” 430kg | 950lb|
|Max roll capacity waste matrix:||800mm | 31”||800mm | 31”|
|Standard unwind / rewind core diameters:||76mm | 3”||76mm | 3”|
|Recommended plate thickness:||1.14mm | 45 thou||1.14mm | 45 thou|
|Recommended tape thickness: NB: Other plate and tape combinations available on request.||0.51mm | 20 thou||0.51mm | 20 thou|
|Electrical Supply:||400V 3 Phase + N + E||400V 3 Phase + N + E|
|Voltage & frequency stability: NB: In regions with unstable power supply it is highly recommended to install a voltage stabiliser.||-6%/+10%||-6%/+10%|
|Air Supply:||5.5 bar||5.5 bar|
|Typical current demand for an 8 colour UV FL3:||153 Amps||173 Amps|
|Expected power for an 8 colour UV FL-3: NB: Electrical and air loading is subject to configuration and Edale MUST be consulted for confirmation of actual loading.||106 KVA||120 KVA|
|Recommended press room temperature:||Max 25°C||Max 25°C|
|Thermal fluctuation:||Max +/- 5°C||Max +/- 5°C|
|Relative humidity:||25% / 60%||25% / 60%|
An indispensable productivity toolFull / semi-rotary die cutting
Optimal, consistent geometryUniPrint
Autonomous Inking, Impression and RegistrationAiiR
A higher level of accuracyAuto-slitting
Reset, recall, repeatJob Storage
Independently servo drivenShaftless dual servo
Reduced set-up timePre-register system
Same job, different coloursSet-up "On-the-Fly"
Eliminate bandingGearless impression
"I have full trust in the people, the technical support and the equipment they provide.”
Cristian Reyes, Owner - Mayapack