Cobalt 350 - new Computer-to-Plate Laser and Pad Printing Plate Maker from Inkcups Now
With regard to plate-making, the system uses specially designed Imperial Printing Plates (patent pending) to produce pad printing plates directly from the computer. Just add the Cobalt software to your standard PC and begin “printing” images to the Cobalt 350 laser. Within minutes you can etch high resolution pad printing plates without the use of chemicals, films or concern about depth control.
As for etching, Cobalt 350 works perfectly on wood, ceramic, glass, stone, aluminum, acrylic, rubber and other substrates.
The price of Cobalt 350 makes it a viable solution for almost any size production facility. For more information please visit www.inkcups.com or call 1-(978)-646-8980.
• 12 or 25 watt CO2 laser, air cooled
• 635mm x 458mm (25” X 18”) marking area
• Red aiming diode
• Automatic Z axis focus
• Cobalt 350 Software package
• Adjustable power, frequency
• Adjustable speed settings (up to 42 IPS)
• DC servo driven XY axis
• Class 3R enclosure with interlocked safety switch
• Computer interface: print port & serial port for PC
• Current: 10 Amps / Voltage: 110V
• Machine dimensions: 44.3"W x 28.3"L x 39.6"H
The Cobalt 350 laser engraver and plate maker eliminates many inconsistencies in the pad printing process while at the same time offering dramatic quality, efficiency and process improvements over existing plate technologies.
• Improved print quality: laser plates are 1st generation so there is no loss of resolution due to film
• Etched Imperial laser plates are 100% repeatable
• Improved ink lay down: laser engraved plates have a straight walled etching and more precise inkwell profile than polymer plates
DIRECT COST SAVINGS
• Eliminate film costs
• Eliminate chemical costs: image-setter fixer, developer, and plate toner cartridges
• Eliminate maintenance contracts for image-setter and processor
• Eliminate hazardous waste stream and supply shipping costs
TIME AND EFFICIENCY SAVINGS
• Reduce plate making time: 1-2 minutes for an Imperial laser plate vs. 15 minutes for a polymer plate
• Eliminate bad plates - total depth control gives consistent plates every time
• Lower machine downtime: more reliable plates allow pad printing machines to run with fewer interruptions
For more information, please visit http://www.inkcups.com especially the Cobalt 350 laser engraver page: http://www.inkcups.com/dotNet/pages/2f_equipment_cobalt_350.aspx
Inkcups Now Corp. is an established North American manufacturer and distributor of Pad Printing and Screen Printing Supplies, Equipment and Laser Engravers. Our offices are located in the U.S. (MA, CA, GA, RI) and Canada. We are committed to supplying traditional and innovative products at competitive prices and providing excellent support. Please give us a call if we can be of assistance: 1-(978)-646-8980.
Inkcups Now Corp.
20 Locust St.,
Danvers, MA 01923
Technical contact: Mike Bissel
Press contact: Maria Savelyeva
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