Eede, the Netherlands
Xeikon has expanded the inline finishing options available for its digital presses with the development of the Web Varnishing Module, a unit that can apply UV or aqueous varnish on one side of a wide range of substrates. These substrates include self-adhesive label materials, coated papers, unsupported films and coated paperboard. This new unit will be commercially available starting in early 2015.
One of the big advantages of the new inline module is that the operator can see the results immediately and can make any corrections, if required, in order to achieve the desired effect, the company says. In theory, this would eliminate the high expense and job...