UV equipment manufacturer IST Metz is the only exhibitor in the optical systems sector to have a sheet-fed offset printing press at its stand. The CX102-5+LX2 from Heidelberg will be producing live four times a day print products specially developed by IST Metz for Drupa. These include a reusable packaging concept and a commercial print job. Both the conventional LAMPcure and the newer LEDcure technology will be used during the live print demonstrations. Thanks to the perfect interplay of all components, the Speedmaster CX 102 can process all materials from lightweight paper to rigid board with ease. Visitors can then have finished print product personalized at the booth. Thanks too curing in a matter of seconds, a key advantage of UV technology, visitors can take their personalized print product straight home with them.
UV technology – LED by us
In Hall 1, IST Metz, together with its subsidiary Integration Technology Ltd., will present its entire range of high performance UV and LED curing systems and Excimer lamps under the motto UV technology – LED by us. Visitors can also expect a premiere when IST Metz presents curing systems of the new LEDcure Economic series for the first time at Drupa, as well as providing an outlook on the subject of SMARTcuring. In order to do justice to the wide range of solutions for the graphic arts industry, IST Metz, as supplier of the world’s largest selection of UV curing units, will also be exhibiting at the Print City Allianz stand in Hall 3, Stand C58. The alliance consists of competent industry partners along the entire value-added chain of the printing and packaging industry and will demonstrate, among other things, with the print product Better Human 2, how the most demanding products in terms of design and finishing technology can be sustainably produced.