For plates and sleeves, for letterpress and flexo plates: whatever your type of business, Esko has the most advanced digital flexo solution.
With the CDI Crystal 5080 XPS, making flexo plates finally becomes a coordinated, linear process.
The innovative XPS Crystal optimally combines UV main and back exposure. Unlike UV frames using lightbulbs fluctuating in output the XPS Crystal uses UV LEDs which don’t need warm-up time and always emit consistent radiation. A simultaneous and optimally controlled UV main and back exposure produces highly consistent digital flexo plates – for every digital flexo plate type at every time of your production day.
The Esko CDI Crystal 5080 is the basis for an impressive reduction of complexity in the plate room. The new imager works with Crystal Technology, and is designed to connect seamlessly with the XPS Crystal digital UV exposure device. Combining high resolution fiber laser imaging from the CDI Crystal with the patented back and front UV LED exposure from the XPS Crystal is producing digital flexo plates with unique reproducibility and quality. The Esko CDI Crystal 5080 produces the perfect plate for all the flexo print applications that require high print output and stability on press.
A full-sized flexo imager able to produce larger format price-effective plates for corrugated converters. Loading and unloading of large, thick plates is assisted by an air-supported loading table that makes it easy to move plates in place - securing them in place is just as easy with the Esko EasyClamp III pneumatic clamp. The CDI Spark 5080 Semi offers automated plate loading and semi automated unloading. The option guarantees safe and simple loading of the thickest plates without operator intervention.
The CDI Spark 1712 is a small footprint, cost-effective flexo plate and film imager specifically for narrow web tag and label printers. The CDI Spark 1712 is able to image digital flexo plates, foil-based digital letterpress plates, digital silkscreens, chemistry-free film such as PCI Laserpoint II, and chemistry-free offset plates.
A small footprint, entry-level priced CDI for smaller narrow web/label trade shops and converters wanting digital plates that not only provide better print quality, but also offer consistent reprint quality.
For the tag and label market, folding carton and small volume flexo plate producers in general. It images digital flexo plates up to 25” x 30” (635 x 762mm) and comes with an incorporated plate loading table similar to CDI Spark 4835 and a EasyClamp II drum for easier and faster plate loading.
The CDI Spark 2420 specifically addresses the tag and label market. It images a full size 24” x 20” / 609 x 508 mm plate of arbitrary thickness in 23 minutes. The CDI Spark 2420 comes with EasyClamp for fast and most convenient plate loading on the vacuum drum.
Adresses the highest quality flexo applications, primarily in the flexible packaging and folding carton markets, with inroads also in corrugated. With its larger size plates and impressive productivity, but yet entry-level price, this device fits the demands of tradeshops and converters.