Bobst is enhancing its All-in-One and All-Online offerings with the new series of Digital Master presses, taking advantage of its experience in flexography and the latest developments at the level of innovation in inkjet. The Digital Master 340 and Digital Master 510 They provide a fully digitized and automated production line, from printing to embellishment and die-cutting.
The Digital Master family of products is based on a modular and upgradeable architecture, which allows the customer to configure their own printer and make it evolve over time.
“The latest developments in label production respond to the needs of brand owners who are looking for converters capable of producing faster, better and at more competitive prices. In this context, Bobst's All-in-One platform is the perfect solution, as digitally printed labels can be produced with high quality, exceptional productivity and at a lower price, from short to long runs," explained the director of strategic marketing, patrick graber.
The Digital Master product line will be available in 340mm (13,5in) and 510mm (20in) print widths in a new design optimized for full modularity as well as improved operation and serviceability. Like the Master DM5, it enables printing, embellishing and die-cutting in a single pass, with easy native integration between the digital UV inkjet printing unit and flexographic and converting modules.
The introduction of a 510mm version offers further opportunities to expand application versatility into larger label production, for industrial and chemical markets, wraparound, heat shrink labels and other specialty applications. The Digital Master 510 offers a higher production volume, yet requires only a single operator to handle it.
With speeds of up to 100m/min (328ft/min) and 1200x1200dpi resolution, available in four or six colors plus optional digital white, Digital Master Series printers bridge the gap between traditional machines flexographic and digital.