Vinfoil Optima Cold-Foil Module at drupa Minimizes Changeover Time on KBA Rapida 105 PRO
RADEBEUL, Germany — June 9, 2016 — A Rapida 105 PRO equipped with the newly developed Vinfoil Optima cold-foil module is somewhat hidden behind a huge Rapida 145 in hall 16 at drupa. The Vinfoil may intrigue print experts who are interested in luxury packaging and are curious to know where the folding carton comes from before it is diecut by the Rapida RDC 106.
In terms of speed, the Optima cold-foil module is hardly any different to comparable systems, but the differences in changeover times are significant. Most systems need 15 to 20 minutes for a foil change with multi-roll technology. With the Optima, this is done in around six minutes with multi foil use, which saves one third of the time. This time can be used productively for printing and foil finishing.
What is more, the new software developed by Vinfoil, together with the Eindhoven University of Technology, saves up to 85% more cold foil. The software recognizes the images and calculates the optimum utilization of the foil surface.
Optima also opens up additional creative potential for finishing: counterfeit protection and 3D options are possible. These features are being presented several times a day by Vinfoil and KBA live on the Vinfoil stand.