IST Metz displays LED curing systems at Labelexpo India 2018

Sunil Tolpade of Royal Coat and Joachim Hilderbrandt of IST Metz at Labelexpo India 2018. Photo: The Packman

IST Metz, which was present at the Labelexpo India 2018 along with its India distributor Royal Coat, displayed its range of LED cure systems at the event. “We are displaying the LUV 30, which is the highest power system right now in the market for high-speed (300 meter/minute) wide web flexo machines; and SCR retrofit, a 20 watt system,” said Joachim Hilderbrandt, senior sales manager, web at IST Metz.

The SCR is a specially designed retrofit concept for rotary and flexo presses. The concept is designed by experts with more than 40 years of experience of installing UV on rotary or flexo presses. According to the Hilderbrandt, the SCR fits perfectly the needs for the production of labels and can easily be integrated into a new or existing presses.

The company also displayed its new LEDcure system which comes with swap functionality, allowing users to switch between UV and LED at any time during the production process.

IST has long been globally recognized for providing the high performance, reliable and long lasting UV platform in the traditional UV curing arena, which is called LAMPcure. Now, UV specialist IST Metz, provides the same attributes on the LED side, something the industry has been waiting to experience.

— Anwesh Koley