The combination of the CDI Crystal flexo imager with the XPS Crystal exposing unit offers a perfect, consolidated flexo platemaking workflow. The CDI Crystal XPS excels in efficiency and offers distinct benefits:
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The CDI Crystal 5080 XPS,CDI Crystal 4835 XPS and CDI Crystal 4260 XPS redefine flexo plate making from scratch.
For flexo plates of up to 50” x 80” (1270 x 2032 mm) or smaller.
For flexo plates of up to 48” x 35” (1200 x 900 mm) or smaller.
For flexo plates of up to 42” x 60” (1067 x 1524 mm) or smaller.
Simultaneous main and back UV LED exposure of the XPS Crystal gives me full control over plate floor and printing dots, resulting in top quality flexo plates every time.
Marc Parera, Artes Graficas Parera, Spain
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The integration and automation of digital imaging and LED UV exposure improves consistency and overall ease of use. This solution not only frees up valuable operator time but also reduces maintenance and the footprint of your flexo equipment.
The PlateHandler reduces the costs of operation. Integrating the flexo plate making equipment frees up 50% of your operator time to attend other and more valuable tasks (e.g. quality control, plate storage or plate mounting).
The new PlateFeeder-S feeds the PlateHandler to deliver fully automated, distortion-free plate transportation for full-size plates, boosting your flexo plate making efficiency. The latest in smart table technology, the ergonomic, tiltable table-top uses built-in sensors to accurately load and position the plate into the CDI, while free access from all sides makes removal of the coversheet more ergonomic and eliminates static charge input.
Once docked, the PlateFeeder-S is visible on the CDI touch screen and integrated into the automated workflow. This means that while the CDI is imaging, the operator has a 15-minute window to prepare and position a new plate, freeing up huge amounts of time for the operator and reducing system idle time on every job.
With the new PlateFeeder-S:
With Esko as a market leader in flexo plate exposure and imaging, choosing the CDI Crystal 5080 XPS was easy. A deciding factor was the fact that the Esko solution is an open system, which means that we are able to image a wide range of different plates.
The XPS Crystal exposing unit won the prestigious FTA award. The CDI Crystal 5080 XPS was the winner of the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017!
Esko is the undisputed global market leader in digital flexo imaging. Esko's flexo solutions continue to innovate by pushing flexographic print quality to new standards. Flexo plate production has never been this straight forward.
What's more, Esko is the only independent expert that covers the entire scope of flexo platemaking. Esko flexo plate making solutions are open to all brands of digital plates and sleeves used in the industry.
A globally deployed service staff of more than 500 help improve customer processes and guarantee maximal uptime. What’s more, Esko offers a range of all-in flexible financing solutions.