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GEW releases ultra-wide UV system video

05-19-2017 08:53 AM CET | Industry, Real Estate & Construction

Press release from: GEW (EC) Limited

GEW ultra-wide UV curing system

GEW ultra-wide UV curing system

GEW has released a new video to illustrate how wide-web converters can benefit from GEW’s fully air-cooled NUVA2 UV systems. The NUVA2 lamphead is available in widths of up to 2.50m and boasts particularly fast switch-on and cool-down cycles achieving considerable electricity and time savings. It addresses the specific requirements of converters who need to coat substrates in extreme widths.

Likora GmbH in Germany upgraded the final varnishing station on one of their gravure printing lines with the new UV-curing system replacing an older system. To this purpose they integrated three GEW-made 240cm-wide NUVA2 UV lampheads with RHINO power supply. The three UV lampheads are positioned vertically one after the other so as to achieve the maximum UV-curing effect. The UV system is mounted in a custom designed aluminium frame that integrates a retractable cooling panel and water-cooled quartz window to prevent the heat transfer onto the substrate.

The configuration is now able to print and varnish substrates up to 2350mm wide with speeds up to 120m/min and mainly produces finish foils intended for wrapping and laminating on wood-based materials.

To watch the video visit the GEW YouTube channel: Likora upgrade gravure press with GEW UV system

GEW (EC) Limited is a world-leading manufacturer of robust, energy-efficient UV curing systems for printing and coating applications. GEW’s Specialist UV Division offers fully engineered bespoke solutions designed to suit specific applications in new and existing installations. GEW UV systems are designed for operation in the most challenging conditions and come with a comprehensive 5-year warranty unique in its industry. Besides its headquarters and factory in England, GEW owns subsidiaries in the Germany, India and the United States, and operates a network of international distributors.

Press contact:
Martin Kugler
GEW (EC) Limited
Crompton Way
Crawley RH10 9QR
Great Britain
Tel. +44 - 1737 - 824 500
e-mail mkugler@gewuv.com

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