Holweg rotogravure printing press

G18009
Machine Holweg rotogravure printing press
Reference number G18009
Machine manufacturer Holweg
Model Bora-C
Type of inks Solventbased
Year 1981
Number of colors 8
Max. web width 760 mm
Max. printing width 740 mm
Min. – Max. printing repeat 270 - 750 mm
Unwind type Turret with auto splice (2001)
Max. unwind reel diameter 800 mm
Rewind type Turret with auto splice (2001)
Max. rewind reel diameter 800 mm
Drying type Electric
Edge guide(s) Yes, FIFE
Video camera Yes, Drello
Number of cylinders Approx 750
Other information Register control eltromat
Spare parts 2 trolleys
Special characteristics 2 of the printing units were added
in 2002 by DCM
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.

Rotogravure printing presses
Gravure printing is mainly used for long run printing with high quality images. Rotogravure printing is a type of intaglio printing. This means that the image will be engraved on a cylinder, the ink will surface the cells in order to transfer it to the paper or foil.

In 1790 the first patent for a rotary press was filed. Later, in 1843, the rotary drum printer was invented. Most rotogravure presses have multiple print units.

  • printing
  • rotogravure
  • Holweg
  • G18009
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