At UV DAYS, the world’s largest in-house exhibition for UV and LED UV applications, from 15th to 18th May IST METZ is presenting the new LEDcure for sheetfed offset printing for the very first time – the most innovative system of its kind.

The LEDcure is the newly developed water-cooled high-performance LED system from IST METZ. The flexible system ensures optimal matching to the different requirements of sheetfed offset presses. In several printing demonstrations each day the new LEDcure will be presented live. UV DAYS is free to atend. Register now at WWW.IST-UV.COM/UVDAYS

Compact. Modular. Powerful.

A clever modular basic concept combined with its extremely robust and compact design allows the user maximum flexibility and versatility. The system is freely scalable in length and can be adapted to all machine formats and installation situations. This makes it possible to use a LEDcure unit at different positions on a machine. In combination with decades of experience in tailor-made machine integration, the compact design ensures the user access to important areas of the printing press at any time.

The new LEDcure completes the entire redesigned LED solution range, which IST offers together with its subsidiary Integration Technology Ltd. (ITL). Synergies between the two companies increasingly come into effect, such as XT8 Booster. Thanks to the new booster technology, the LEDcure has up to 30% more power than conventional LED systems. Other highlights of the new LEDcure include the simple exchange of the optics or the possibility of retrofitting the LED chips.

At the usual distance of 80 mm to 100 mm from the substrate, the new LEDcure offers a very high performance in sheetfed offset printing. This is not only due to the maximum irradiation intensity, the so-called peak, but the wide irradiation field of the LEDcure also offers an extra drying time, also called dose. It is often as decisive for efficient curing of the LED colours and lacquers as the peak. As a result, customers and suppliers of consumables have more flexibility in the design and choice of paints and varnishes.