Company : Uteco Converting S.p.A

Category : Packaging Converting Machinery

Key Products : Flexographic Printing Presses, Rotogravure Printing Presses

Uteco Converting S.p.A. is a recognized global leader in manufacture of printing presses and converting equipment focused on flexible packaging applications. Uteco provides innovative technical solutions for its presses (both flexographic and rotogravure), laminators, and special configuration presses for highly sophisticated printing and packaging applications. Our headquarter is based in Colognola ai Colli, just east of Verona, and lies between Milan and Venice on the A4 Autostrada. We are easily accessible via numerous airports and are ideally located in the crossroads connecting Northern and Southern Europe.

 

Uteco offers to the market its own philosophy on the evolution of flexible packaging with particular detail to the increasing customer demand for innovation. To ensure this, the most advanced technologies for research, design, production and services are quickly identified and implemented.

 

Uteco offers the global converting market: flexographic printing presses, rotogravure printing presses, laminators/coaters, special machines, integrated in line technologies, second hand machines.

 

Uteco Excellence:

 

  • Relentless desire to fulfill our customers’ continuous need for innovation
  • Continuous research focused on high performance products and solutions
  • Development of innovative and cost effective solutions
  • Organizational flexibility focused on technologocially challenging engineering applications
  • Technological and financial consulting to assist customers in optimizing their investment
  • Fast and efficient global customer service support

ONYX 808 GL Flexographic Printing Press

Flexographic Printing Press Type "ONYX 808 GL"  

 

Uteco offers a complete range of flexographic printing presses to the market.

 

The 8 color CI Onyx is a compact press with a maximum printing speed of 365 m/min  (1197 fpm) and a maximum repeat of 800mm (31.5"), a standard repeat for food and snack packaging.

 

The Onyx 876 can also be equipped with alternative drying systems as well as with heat curable energy systems such as UV lamps or an EB group after the last print deck.

 

The Onyx 876 is available with optional downstream in line flexo and rotogravure units to accommodate additional colors on the front and back side of the web or to apply lacquers or varnish as well as adhesives to laminate in line to printing .

 

Main options 

 

  • In-line viscosity control
  • SPRINTWASH® - Automatic washup system
  • Carbon fiber mandrels for print widths of 140mm and higher.
  • 4+4 or 8+8 turn bar system
  • In line downstream flexo or gravure groups
  • Automatic air recirculation system with LEL control
  • UV curing systems available
  • "Wet Flex" Printing system EB group available after the last printing unit

Diamond808HP Flexographic Printing Press

Flexographic Printing Press Type "DIAMOND 808 HP"  

 

The Diamond HP 808 is Uteco's most compact model of the Diamond HP range, offering a maximum repeat of 800mm / 31.25" and a maximum press speed of 500 mpm / 1640 fpm.

 

Like all Uteco gearless presses, the Diamond features Uteco's patented true direct drive both on the central impression drum and on the printing mandrels

 

The Diamond is available in multiple configurations depending on winders requested and the length of the drying tunnel specified.

 

The Diamond can also be equipped with alternative drying systems as well as with heat curable energy systems such as UV lamps or an EB group after the last print deck.

 

Press electronics are located inside an air-conditioned container positioned on a mezzanine, a standard supply feature for all Uteco flexographic gearless presses.

 

The Diamond HP 808 is mainly used for flexible packaging.

 

Main features:

 

  • In-line viscosity control
  • SPRINTWASH® - Automatic washup system
  • Carbon fiber mandrels for print widths of 140mm and higher.
  • 4+4 or 8+8 turn bar system
  • In line downstream flexo or gravure groups
  • Automatic air recirculation system with LEL control
  • UV curing systems available
  • Wet Flex" Printing system EB group available after the last printing unit

E-PRESS Rotogravure Printing

Rotogravure Printing Press Type "E-PRESS"

 

The E-PRESS along with the Q-Press and M/H-Press belong to Uteco's new generation of electric line shaft presses. The E-Press is the classic rotogravure printing press equipped with interchangeable trolleys to perform job changes. Its conventional modular design solutions ensure allow an affordable price level. This press can be considered an entry level press for converters who want to enter rotogravure market without a significant investment.

 

Main features:

 

  • simple job change trolleys
  • simple, manually positioned, doctor blade group
  • electric shaft transmission
  • single (1,6 - 2 m)  and double (3,2 - 4 m) drying hoods
  • Ventilation with general air recirculation system with individual supply fan and exhaust fans for the entire press (equipped with inverter and feed-back control).
  • SmartPack: This software suite increases rotogravure printing performance for short to medium runs via automatic software that runs, processes, supervises, and monitors the diagnostic of the entire production cycle.

 

Speifications

 

  • Web width 520 mm -20 1/2"
  • Print width 500 mm -20”
  • Repeat range 407 -720 mm -16" -28 1/3”
  • Variable in steps of : 1/6” (mm sizes on request)
  • Max unwind diameter 1.270 mm -50"
  • Max rewind diameter 1.300mm -50-1/6”
  • Printing units up to 10
  • Max printing speed 300 m/min -900 ft/min
  • Max printing speed (optional) 400 m/min -1200 ft/min
  • Material range 14-300 micron

Contact Details

Uteco Converting S.p.A
Viale Del Lavoro,
25 Z.I. 37030 Colognola Ai Colli - VERONA
ITALY .