Industrial Printing Equipment Information

Industrial printerIndustrial printing equipment and supplies include screen printing equipment, digital printing equipment, label printing equipment, offset printing equipment, letterpress printing equipment, and flexographic printing equipment.

Types

Screen printing equipment transfers an image onto a mesh screen by blocking out the surrounding area or areas.

Digital printing equipment produces printed materials directly from a computer file and does not use intermediate materials such as film or plates.

Letterpress printing inks type that is pressed onto the printing surface.

Flexographic printing equipment uses rubber cylinders that are relatively easy to maintain and repair.

Industrial printing equipment suppliers serve companies of different sizes and are located across the United States and around the world. To meet the demand for industrial printing equipment and supplies, businesses may compete in terms of cost, reliability, and service. 

Features

Industrial printing equipment varies by printing technology. For example, screen printing equipment includes:

  • racks
  • stretchers
  • transfer presses
  • dip tanks
  • dryers

Digital printing equipment includes:

  • variable imaging digital presses (computer-to-paper)
  • digital desktop printers
  • digital copiers
  • direct imaging presses (computer-to-plate-on-press)

Label printing equipment can include:

  • semi-automatic systems
  • fully automatic systems
  • custom systems

Foil stamperOffset printing equipment consists of:

  • printers
  • scanners
  • folding machines
  • joggers
  • binding equipment

Letterpress printing equipment includes:

  • diecutters
  • scorers
  • engravers
  • embossers
  • foil stampers
  • binders

Flexographic printing equipment includes:

  • viscosity control systems
  • chamber doctor blades
  • ink pumps
  • video systems
  • stroboscopes
  • slitting and rewinding machines

Many other types of industrial printing equipment and supplies are also available, including on-line and off-line printing equipment for thermal transfer, hot stamp, laser, wet and dry ink, or ink jet processes.

Standards

Industrial printing equipment is manufactured in accordance with a variety of regulatory requirements and quality standards. Industrial printing equipment manufacturers provide many different leasing options and maintenance contracts. Providers of industrial printing equipment and supplies may also provide on-site training.  

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