Comexi gearless flexo printing press

F16061
Machine Comexi gearless flexo printing press
Reference number F16061
Machine manufacturer Comexi
Model FB 2108 CNC/GL
CI or stack Cl
Gearless Yes
Type of inks Solventbased
Year 2004
Number of colors 8
Max. web width 1270
Max. printing width 1220
Min. – Max. printing repeat 250 - 850 mm
Unwind type Turret with auto splice
Max. unwind reel diameter 800 mm
Rewind type Turret with auto splice
Max. rewind reel diameter 800 mm
Drying type Thermic oil
Heating source included No
Edge guide(s) Yes, 2xBST
Video camera Yes, BST Genius
Corona treater Yes, Softal
Auto-clean Yes, Enviroxi
Viscosity control Yes, Inelme
Number of aniloxes 13 (see list)
Number of sleeves 249 (see list)
Manuals available Yes
Including 29 full colour sleeves (see list)
Machine can be seen in production? Yes
Subject to unsold. Although believed to be correct, the machine specifications and lists supplied are based solely upon those provided by the original owners.

Comexi
Comexi is a Spanish manufacturer of equipment for the flexible packaging industry. Comexi produces flexo printing presses, slitter-rewinders, laminators and coaters. The company started in 1954 in Girona. Two years later they sold their first flexoprinting press. Nowadays Comexi is part of the Comexi group with a wide range of products. Beside the Spanish plant, Comexi has also a factory in Brazil.

Flexo printing presses
The first printing press was introduced in 1440. Those presses were used for printing paper and books. There have been  a lot of improvements, especially during the industrial revolution when the first industrial printing press was designed. In 1890 the first flexo printer was invented in Liverpool, England.

Flexography, or flexo, is named after the flexible relief plate that is used to print. Flexo printing presses can be used for plastic, film, cellophane and paper. Flexo machines are the most common machines in food packaging. In 1952 the official name for this type of printing was announced: Flexographic process or short, flexography.

Last decades there were also  a lot of improvements, especially in the digital printing field and the amounts of colors that a press can use.

There are several types of flexo printing presses: CI presses, stack presses and in-line printing presses. CI stands for Central Impression. Those flexo printing presses have an impression cylinder. Stack presses are used for multi color printing. It is called stack because each color station is stacked vertically. Stack presses have two to eight seperate color stations, sometimes they have two parallel stacks of printing units. The third type of printing presses, the in-line presses, have seperate, horizontal color stations from front to back.

 

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