Narrow Web Flexo Printing Machine

Narrow web flexo printing machines are a type of flexographic printing press that is designed to print on narrow webs or rolls of material, typically less than 20 inches in width. They are used to print a wide variety of products, including labels, packaging, and flexible films.

STARFlex narrow web roll-fed flexo printing machine is a product of years of research and development by the team. Narrow Web STARFlex printing machine is available in the width of 370 & 500 mm with a maximum design speed of 200 m/min.

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Here are some of the features of narrow web flexo printing machines:

  • Prints at speeds up to 150 metres per minute for high-volume printing.
  • Produces high-quality prints with sharp images and vibrant colours.
  • Can print on various substrates including paper, plastic, and metal.
  • Offers cost-effective printing for labels and packaging.
  • In-line finishing capabilities like die-cutting, embossing, and laminating.
  • Maintains accurate image alignment through automatic registration.
  • Precise servo drives for better print quality.
  • Can handle heavy reels with its heavy-duty design.
  • User-friendly touch screen controls for critical functions.
  • Uses a Hot Air Drying System with temperature control.
  • Compatible with UV, LED UV, and IR drying systems.
  • Supports attachments like Turnbar, Cold Foil, Lamination, and Rotary screen.
  • No Cut Matrix rewinding system available.
  • Simple, repeatable settings for ink and impression adjustments.
  • 3 roller die stations for back side die cutting.
  • Servo driven infeed and outfeed with closed loop tension control.
  • Self-positioning rigid doctor blade system for easy operation.
  • Servo drive with 200 MPM mechanical speed and remote diagnostics capability.

Additional FEATURES

  • Offset print units
  • Gravure print units
  • Auto registration
  • Cold foil (Movable on rails)
  • Delam – Relam unit (Movable on rails)
  • Both side printing with Turn bar (Movable on rails)
  • Chiller rollers to handle unsupported films
  • Reversible anvil cylinder for die cutting on back side of substrate
  • Digital printing by inkjet
  • Corona treater
  • Dust cleaner

Technical specifications

Maximum Working Width340 / 370 / 430 / 520mm
Substrate 12 Micron film to 350 GSM Board, Poly film, Paper, Labels Stock (PS), APL, PBL,
Metalized Film/ Paper
Printing Repeat Range 8: - 24'' in steps of 1/8"
Sheeting Range 10”- 24”
Die Range 10”- 24”
Maximum Unwind Diameter 1270 mm (Dual Frame) 800 mm (Cantilever)
Maximum Rewind Diameter 1270 mm (Dual Frame) 800 mm (Cantilever)
Maximum Mechanical Speed 180m/min*
Max Waste Rewind Diameter 750 mm (with surface winding system for no-break rewinding on matrix)

Narrow Web Printing Machine Advantages

Narrow web flexo printing machines are commonly used in the flexible packaging industry due to their numerous advantages. Here are some key benefits of using narrow web flexo printing machines for flexible packaging:

  • Produce high-quality, sharp, and vibrant prints.
  • These machines can print on a variety of substrates, including different types of flexible materials like films, foils, papers, and laminates. This versatility makes them suitable for a wide range of packaging applications.
  • Our Narrow web printing machines offer flexibility in terms of design and customization. They can handle intricate designs, fine details, and various colour combinations, allowing brands to create eye-catching and unique packaging designs.
  • Flexo printing is known for its relatively high production speeds. Narrow web flexo machines can efficiently print large quantities of labels or flexible packaging in a relatively short amount of time.
  • They are also cost-effective for medium to high-volume production runs.

Narrow Web Flexo Printing Machine Applications

Narrow web printing machine used for:-

  • Printing on flexible packaging materials, such as sachets, pouches, and flexible film packaging.
  • Narrow web flexo printing is a popular method for producing a wide range of labels and stickers, including product labels, packaging labels, promotional labels, and security labels.

How to choose the right narrow web flexo printing machine?

When choosing a narrow web flexo printing machine, it is important to consider the following factors:

  1. Always check the types of materials you will be printing on.
  2. The types of applications you will be using our narrow web flexo printing machine for.
  3. Your desired print quality.
  4. And Your budget

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How to maintain a narrow web flexo printing machine?

It is important to properly maintain your narrow web flexo printing machine in order to ensure its longevity and performance. Some of the basic maintenance tasks include:

  1. Cleaning the printing plates and inkwells of your narrow web machine regularly.
  2. Checking your machine’s ink levels and replenishing them as needed.
  3. Lubricating your machine regularly.
  4. Inspecting the machine for any signs of wear or damage.

FAQs Related To Narrow Web Flexo Printing Machine

Which company makes narrow web flexo printing machines in India?

Ans: NBG Printographic Machinery Co. Pvt. Ltd makes and sells narrow web flexo printing machines in India.

What is the difference between narrow web and wide web?

Ans: The main difference between narrow web and wide web flexo printing machines is the width of the web or roll of material that they can print on. Our Narrow web machines can print on webs that are less than 20 inches wide, while wide web machines can print on webs that are more than 40 inches wide.

What are the different types of inks that can be used with a narrow web flexo printing machine?

Narrow web flexo printing machines can use a variety of inks, including:

  1. Water-based inks
  2. Solvent-based inks
  3. UV-curable inks
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