The new LED system LEDcure

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.

 

XT8 Booster: Synergies effectively used

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.

 

Performance paired with flexibility

At the usual distance of 50 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.

 

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THE LEDCURE FROM IST METZ

  • minimised processing time due to dry sheets
  • long service life of LEDs
  • no warm-up and cooling-down times, immediate availability
  • no powder, extended cleaning intervals
  • protective varnish is not required
  • cost-saving due to format switching
  • lower ink consumption compared to conventional printing inks

  • lower investment
  • quicker return on investment
  • shorter installation times than other drying systems
  • significant machine value increase due to retrofit
  • successful certification and recertification to PSO/ISO 12647 possible

  • brilliant colours and high contrast on diverse substrates
  • minimal heat transfer to the print substrate, ideal for synthetic and heat-sensitive substrates
  • immediate processing, reduction of delivery times
  • industry-leading modularity and expandability

  • instant drying of inks and coatings
  • no colour change
  • brilliant print results, perfect gloss with inline coating
  • higher mechanical resistance compared to oil-based colours
  • solvent-free ink and coating systems
  • easier and faster production on plastics, metallised and uncoated materials
  • space and time saving: short processing times since no storage space required for drying time before further processing

  • no powder, ozone or mercury
  • no extraction required
  • LEDs can be switched on/off immediately, no energy use on stand-by
  • minimum thermal impact on the substrate and the printing machine
  • no additional warming of the printing room
  • format switching and sheet clocking

ALL ADVANTAGES AT A GLANCE

EFFICIENCY WITH HEART AND SOUL

Slim fit

Extremely robust and compact design. The compact design makes it simple to integrate and flexible in use, as welll as easy to access.

XT8 - UV LED Booster

The concept of optical coupling out and heat management newly developed with the XT8 technology permits an output up to 30 % higher; this simultaneously treats the LED chips gently, increases service life and protects the chips from external effects.

XFine - Optimized format adaptation

Format adaptation has been further improved, so the irradiated area can be set in increments of 30 mm. The new LEDcure provides optional adjustment in 15 mm increments.

Deep Cure Optik

The extremely high-performance LED system not only achieves optimum values for surface curing, but does so even at very great distances and maximum press speed. The specially-developed Deep Cure optical system improves penetration of the entire ink and varnish layer and delivers highly efficient deep curing.

Xtra Energy

With an irradiation power of 13 W/cm² at a distance of 70 mm to the substrate. The broad irradiated area of the LEDcure furthermore provides an energy boost which, together with the peak output, has a key influence on the effective curing of LED inks and varnishes.

Energy savings

LEDcure is immediately operational, it does not need time to warm up. Additional energy-saving potential is provided by the ability to switch off the unit during pauses in production, adapting the LED unit to the print format and the dimmable output of the LEDcure. The concept of optical coupling out and heat management newly developed with the XT8 technology permits an output up to 30 % higher; this simultaneously treats the LED chips gently, increases service life and protects the chips from external effects.
Your contact person:

Jens Langer

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+49 7022 6002-733