Heidelberg Unveils Combined Digital and Offset Solutions at digi:media
In the postpress area visitors will be shown the Stahlfolder TH 56 buckle plate folder, an entry-level solution for professional finishing. This folding machine is used to process printed sheets from both the Speedmaster Anicolor and the digital press. The gluing heads and timed perforators shown on the Stahlfolder offer opportunities to create added value. Short runs are produced quickly and cost-effectively thanks to automation of the folding machine. Production is fast and folding station settings can be saved for repeat jobs.
At the booth, visitors will also experience how high-quality adhesive-bound brochures are produced in short runs with the Eurobind 600 adhesive binder using PUR glue. The Postpress Manager software module offers the option of integrating folding and adhesive-binding into the Prinect print shop workflow.
The Polar 66 X cutter rounds out the postpress portfolio. Making its debut at the trade show is a barcode scanner that can be used to automatically start the appropriate cutting program for the job. Equipped with the Compucut software module, the Polar 66 X features innovative automation functions and can be integrated into the Prinect print shop workflow.
High-quality digital printing for packaging
The trade show program is rounded off by a press from the Linoprint unit of Heidelberg. Driveline B is an industrial inkjet press that is of interest to brand owner producing packaging in-house or personalizing it at a late stage. Driveline B is particularly easy to use thanks to its intuitive operating concept and is of interest to newcomers to digital printing or in-house print shops. Its clean substrate transportation meets the strictest requirements for ensuring the reliability of production and the print quality users have come to expect from Heidelberg products. Linoprint technology is also used in the packaging and filling industries, with applications ranging from labeling of blister packs in the pharmaceutical industry to personalizing preprinted folding cartons.