Advances in Inkjet head technology have now reached the level where direct to product, single pass, full color, inkjet printing has become a realistic and viable option for 24/7 industrial production processes. The design on demand capability of a digital printing system is well suited for situations where short production runs and frequent design changes are required, as well as in situations where individual product coding or differentiation may be needed.
Apex Machine is able to offer some exciting new options for the handling and printing of various different substrates and product geometries. A variety of machine types and handling systems are available and these can be configured for full color CMYK printing, with the option of a white base coat where required. Most machine types can additionally be configured with standard Dry Offset, Flexapex and/or Hot Foiling stations where required.
Further possibilities exist for addition of digital printing stations into existing Apex printing machines in the field to accomplish tasks like product serialisation, barcoding or additional decorating, providing new capabilities and flexibility to meet changing production requirements.
This printer series is designed for the handling of a variety of flat parts that can be loaded onto a continuous motion belt for transport through a pretreatment station (where required), a base coat white and UV pinning station (optional), a full 4-color CMYK print station and a UV curing station with automatic unloading after. A variety of loading, unloading and other handling or decorating modules can be provided to meet most requirements.
Full color capability (CMYK)
Design on Demand capability
Optional White Base Coat plus pinning
High Quality 360dpi or 720dpi printing (Up to 1200 dpi available)
This printer series is designed for the handling of a variety of flat parts that can be loaded onto pallets for transport via a continuous motion, fully programmable, magnetic linear rail system (Racetrack).
Parts are moved through a pre-treatment station (where required), a base coat white and UV pinning station (optional), a full 4-color CMYK print station and a UV curing station to an automatic unloading station. A variety of loading, unloading and other handling or decorating modules can be provided for most requirements.
Fully Programmable handling system
Full color printing capability (CMYK)
'Design on Demand' capability
Integrated barcode driven production batch control system
Adjustable for a multitude of different product geometries
Apex Machine, in partnership with Sharp Packaging Systems, a world leading manufacturer of pre-opened EZ-Bags® and bagging machinery, can now offer these state of the art automatic bagging machines as a turn-key integrated option with printing lines when required. Apex will also supply and service requirements for stand-alone applications for the baggers and can additionally provide CE compliant versions of the most popular auto bagging machine models for the European market.
These bagging machines set a new standard for bagging operations. Now, mail order fulfilment can have individualized addresses on their bags. Clean room environments can accomplish bagging operations on site. Short-run and long-run production firms can set up bagging operations to suit their many needs. With their low cost and cost reduction features, absolutely anyone can benefit from the unique features of these machines.
Apex is owned and operated by leaders who are committed to providing the printing industry with a solid foundation of highly trained personnel serving every facet of industrial printing systems, custom printing systems, and on-product printing, marking, and decorating equipment. We can work with you on a new product development that requires printing. We can also review your current labelling or printing processes and make recommendations on cost reduction, increased quality, speed and production efficiency. We invite you to browse through our site - please feel free to contact us with any questions, we are always pleased to assist.