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A raft of routers – FESPA 2015

A raft of routers – FESPA 2015

Esko_FESPA2015_visual-2A wide range of Kongsberg digital cutting tables, peripheral tools and supporting software solutions will be demonstrated by Esko on Stand R50, Hall 6.

Making its European debut will be the i-CUT Production Console (iPC) interface that drives all of the functionality of Kongsberg tables. Also on display will be i-CUT suite, a collection of pre-press and pre-production software solutions, in addition to ArtiosCAD and Studio design software for 3D work.

Another notable feature will be the Automation Engine peripheral tool that manages pre-press workflow automation. It will be found at the heart of any size of pre-press production process involving Kongsberg tables.

In terms of hardware solutions, Esko will demonstrate its smallest and largest Kongsberg cutting tables, which include the super-wide format Kongsberg C and the Kongsberg V tables that have beendeveloped specifically for use in sign and graphics applications.

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Keeping the development under wraps prior to FESPA, Summa will be launching a major new product on Stand K55, Hall 7,where it will alsobe demonstrating its well-known F1612 flatbed-cutting table, in addition to the latest DC5 thermal transfer printer/cutter. Also on show will be the Summa S Class 2 and SummaCut cutters and the Summa F series of cutting tables.

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The latest X5-1600 digital die cutter and the GM small-format flatbed printer will be demonstrated by DYSS on Stand M55, Hall 7.The X5-1600 harnesses the attributes of the earlier X7 machine, while also offering the same compact size of the X5-1300 model.

The GM printer utilises UV ink that can print on a range of disparate materials and, by adding a white/varnish formulation,users are able to produce eye-catching special effects. The printer is equipped with a LED UV lamp that is particularly energy efficient, resulting in a low maintenance requirement and extending the life of the lamp and, ultimately, the printer too.

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A full range of Trimalco cutters, developed specifically for use with the production of large-format signs and graphics, will be demonstrated by FTC UK on Stand U112, Hall 6. The company will also showcase its Aquarius liquid laminates.

Cutting tools specialist Industrial Tooling Corporation will be introducing the latest knife and plotting tools sourced from a quality Swiss manufacturer on Stand U30, Hall 6, where it will also demonstrate its established line of high-quality routing bits.

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On Stand T110, Hall 6, Blackman & White will be showcasing the Versa Tech laser, which offers the ultimate in tool versatility and accuracy and can be used to crease, kiss cut and rout, and also offers drag knife, oscillating knife, driven rotary knife and laser options, all of which are available on a single conveyorised or flatbed heavy-duty table.

The Versa Tech cuts widths up to 3.2m, and can be used in conjunction with signmaking staples, such as acrylics and Dibond, thanks to the addition of a 2.5kW water-cooled router, while the 100w laser is an invaluable option for textile cutting.

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On Stand M20, Hall 7,specialist developer and manufacturer of digital cutting systems Zund will showcase the solutions it can offer to a diverse range of industries, including the sign and graphics, packaging and textile sectors.

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