Cut preparation time and waste
Inks and polymer varnishes are designed to adhere to most surfaces, resist scratches, and sometimes even resist solvents. These same characteristics that are attractive in the printing industry make them very hard to clean.
The build-up of ink on the cogs and guides often causes alignment problems and leads to lower printing quality. To compensate for this phenomenon, the plates sometimes have to be adjusted many times to register complex graphics and – at the same time – produce a quality job. Each test used to verify the colour register is a loss of ink, paper, and valuable time.
In many businesses, cleaning the frames and mechanisms of the press is avoided until it becomes absolutely necessary. You then usually spend several hours on each colour station scraping and wiping off the critical surfaces.
In modern presses, the downtime associated with cleaning can easily add up to several thousand dollars of lost production per cleaning cycle. By relying on Technologies PC Triumph’s dry ice jet cleaning process, the cylinders can be removed so you can more easily access all the surfaces, which lets you clean both sides of the platform in as little as 10 to 15 minutes before returning to production. In addition, drying the basins and fountains can easily be done at the same time.
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