Flex-in-one, a compact all-in-one unit for water wash flexo plates

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At Drupa, Glunz & Jensen will demonstrate the Flex-In-One 260W, an environmentally-friendly water wash platemaking system that has NO use of solvent and NO VOC emission. This compact “all-in-one” unit is a complete flexo platemaking system including built-in exposure, wash-out, dryer and post-exposure/de-tack in a small footprint for tag/label and narrow web customers.

Glunz-Jensen Flex-In-One 260 W for flexo water wash plates

“The market is in need of more environmentally-friendly products, without compromising on speed and quality. We have actually managed to put more speed AND quality into the Flex-In-One 260W”, says Joachim Spies, Product Manager from Glunz & Jensen.

In September 2015 Glunz & Jensen made a technology demonstration of the brand new, high speed Flex-In-One 260W. After several months of thorough testing – the Flex-In-One 260W will be demonstrated at Drupa 2016 in Düsseldorf, May 31 – June 10, 2016.

The Flex-In-One 260W is an environmentally-friendly water wash platemaking system that has no use of solvent and no VOC emission. This compact “all-in-one” unit is a complete flexo platemaking system including built-in exposure, wash-out, dryer and post-exposure/de-tack in a small footprint for tag/label and narrow web customers. The Flex-In-One 260W is capable of producing water wash plates up to 660 x 880 mm (26 x 32 inches).

Flex-In-One 260W includes the patented FlexTech Brush System. The unique FlexTech flat brush system ensures thorough clean-out of the water wash plate relief areas while providing extremely short wash-out times. Furthermore, an efficient high-capacity filtration system allows for long processing intervals without frequent filter changes. All functional sections are designed to ensure maximum productivity in relation to the fast wash-out section.

The High UV-A exposure output, efficient drying and small footprint complete the image of the perfect choice of all-in-one solutions for all tag/label and narrow web printing applications.

Joachim Spies, Product Manager from Glunz & Jensen says: “The market is in need of more environmentally-friendly products, without compromising on speed and quality. We have actually managed to put more speed AND quality into the Flex-In-One 260W. The innovative FlexTech Brush System is the back bone of this all-in-one unit. Taking into account the many years of design and production of innovative platemaking equipment solutions from Glunz & Jensen, the Flex-In-One 260W is entering the market at the perfect time.”

With the Flex-In-One 260W, Glunz & Jensen will change the water wash flexo market to support the need for environmentally sound and high quality platemaking equipment.

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