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Combined printing: the best choice to expand business

digital printing is usually considered to be limited to short version live and variable data printing. However, multi-functional digital printing equipment can be combined with traditional offset printing machines, flexo printing machines and post press processing equipment to integrate and modernize the whole printing process, so as to expand printing business for printers. This combined printing system can enable traditional printing machines to output high-quality color prints and give digital technology stronger variable printing ability

the combined printing system can not only print first-class prints, but also this new printing process and improved operation mode can bring great economic benefits to printing plants. In actual production, it enables printers to complete the operation process from blank paper to finished printing products at one time, shortens the processing steps of raw materials, operation time and saves a lot of labor costs with the improvement of the process. It can be seen that the time-saving, money saving and waste reduction of the combined printing system greatly reduces the product inventory cost. Moreover, it can also develop new markets, expand new businesses, and provide stronger competitiveness for printers

in order to experience the advantages of this combined printing system, we must first carefully select the digital printing equipment for the combined printing system. Generally speaking, the equipment for combined printing configuration is offset press or flexo press. Then, after the completion of the combined printing system, we should use it to expand the printing scope and expand new businesses with the change of living conditions, so that the investment will continue to increase. From direct mail printing to Financial Securities printing, as well as publishing and printing, the combined printing system integrating digital printing is of great significance in terms of technology and market development trends

the essence of technology is to reduce inventory

for digital printing technology, magnetic particle imaging technology is very suitable for combined printing systems, especially the integrated air flow drying system that solidifies toner on the surface of substrate. Magnetic particle imaging technology uses tiny magnetic particles to generate fine images on the surface of a special glazing metal drum. Magnetic toner is adsorbed on the image and developed, and then the developed image is transferred to the substrate surface. After that, the toner can solidify on the surface of the substrate without heating by using the airflow drying system. High energy light brings a certain amount of heat to the toner, which can melt the toner and then adhere to the surface of the substrate; At the same time, the substrate reflects off most of the heat and then slowly cools down. In this way, the printed matter will not curl, shrink, deform and dry excessively

of course, the static electricity on the drum that affects the post press processing will also be completely eliminated, so that the printed products can be output smoothly

so what prompted the application of magnetic fluid technology to traditional printing equipment? First of all, the magnetic fluid technology is fast. It can reach 410 inches (125 meters/minute) per minute, saving time and speed. In today's printing market, magnetic particle imaging belongs to toner digital printing technology with high printing ability; 4.1 relative uncertainty introduced by lever levelness U1 secondly, magnetic particle imaging technology can be applied to tension roller device, so it can be directly used in printing machine production line and auxiliary roller. This means that no matter what the speed of the drum, it can ensure the accuracy of printing registration and high-quality print output

consistency of printing speed

in actual production, the magnetic particle imaging printer with high-speed operation ability is the key to the combined printing system. A digital printing machine must be consistent with offset printing machine and flexo printing machine when running at high speed. But on the other hand, the on-line offset press must reduce the speed to maintain the consistency of printing speed with the digital press

Another important feature of the combined printing system is the flexibility of the magnetic particle imaging printer. Because the airflow drying system of the magnetic particle imaging printer can image on a variety of substrates (including light-weight paper, weight paper, synthetic materials, labels, hard plastic card tin foil, pressure-sensitive thermal securities, etc.) without heating the substrate, which provides impetus for the expansion of new printing business of printers. Adding variable data printing to flexographic press enables it to have a wider range of printing capacity, so as to meet more printing needs of customers. It can be said that combined printing provides customers with one-stop printing services

reduce inventory

according to a recent survey from infotrend/cap ventures and outputlink, 53.6% of printers said that they would launch digital printing equipment in the next few years to reduce the inventory of semi-finished products; More than 70% of printers said they would make great efforts to deal with the problem of inventory. Obviously, the printing industry has realized the importance of reducing inventory. Combined printing with post press processing meets this requirement. It can reduce inventory in many ways: simplify operation steps, cancel raw material pre printing, so as to save space and reduce management costs. Therefore, labor costs can be saved, and the operation of enterprises is more efficient than before

in addition, reducing inventory will also benefit customers. For example, nipson machine provides Donnelly company with inventorymanagementsolution (IMS). This management system enables Donnelly company to use the combined printing system integrating Martini, hunkeler and nipson equipment to provide customers with perfect and fast mechanical testing experimental machines, including many kinds of on-demand publishing business. Because there is no prepaid cost of traditional printing methods for publishing books on demand, customers can place orders on demand without worrying about "small orders and high costs"

more prints bring more business

finding a faster, cheaper and better printing solution is the pursuit goal of printing practitioners. At the same time, printing new first-class prints to further expand the return on investment interest rate is what printers are eager to achieve. Using combined digital printing, printers can provide new products to customers

the larger printing range of combined printing enables it to output more products. More importantly, this system enables printers to meet the different printing requirements of different customers for special aluminum foil, film paperboard, and light-weight paper or weight paper. In addition, the heat free and pressure free technology reduces the downtime and enables the printer to perform variable data printing, folding, printing, cutting and gluing on these substrate materials at one time

MICR printing provides another choice for the printing of cost-effective products. Magnetic particle imaging technology uses magnetic toner particles, so it can be used for magnetic ink character recognition printing. Users can choose between magnetic ink character recognition and non magnetic ink character recognition printing without stopping the machine according to their needs. All these will help printers expand the printing market and use new technologies to print high cost-effective prints required by the market


for a combined printing production line, it is very important to select the appropriate technology for combination. Speed is very important, but flexibility is the key to the successful integration of traditional technology, digital technology and post press processing technology. Only in this way can we ensure that printers can provide customers with excellent prints without increasing costs or even reducing operating costs

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