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FL1 PRIME - Single-Pass Label Printer Machine

The most versatile single-pass Label Press you've ever seen.

This Label has been produced in a single pass using the Edale FL1 Prime.

Cold Foil

A high quality metallic image is achieved by a printing colours over a foiled image.

4 colour CMYK

Edale’s fully servo driven design and unique print head geometry (Uniprint) ensures unrivalled registration accuracy which allows for easy use of process printing without spot colours.

Die cut

The label is accurately cut in register using an EZ die quick change system with automatic.

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Waste stripping

The label waste is automatically separated and removed leaving the fully printed and cut label on the backing material.

Slitting & Rewinding

A fully automated or manual set slitting system within the press allows for product to be easily slit into finished product and to remove any edge trim that is not required. The individual slit lanes of material are rewound onto a single shaft or optionally the press can be equipped with two differential shafts to give distinct smaller reels for easier processing.

From raw material to finished label in 1 minute!

ALL IN A SINGLE PASS

All in a Single Pass

FL1 Prime single-pass label printer is the cost-effective solution for high quality label printing

Do you have an older press you want to replace or looking to enter the market?

The Edale FL1 PRIME single-pass label printer is a highly productive, fully servo driven economically viable quality label printing system. Our design priority has been to create an affordable system that is exceptionally quick to set up, generating absolutely minimal waste.

The fully modular design allows for the press to be easily upgraded or customised as your business evolves and grows.

The FL1 Prime single-pass label printer machine is aimed as a logical replacement or addition to the older mechanical presses used within the narrow web printing market or as an ideal start-up press for new ventures.

Built upon the fundamentals of its bigger brother, the FL3, and by using Edale’s 75 years of experience in design, manufacturing and support allows for a reliable solution for the ever-increasing print quality demands within the label industry. Using proven servo-driven technology as standard and the world renowned Uniprint printhead design quality, repeatability and low waste is easily and consistently achieved.

Product Technical Specifications

ProductFL1 PRIMEFL3FL5FL7
Web widths (inch) (mm)350mm | 13.7” 430mm | 16.9” 510mm | 20” 510mm | 20” 570mm | 22.4” 650mm | 25.5” 650mm | 25.5” 760mm | 29.9” 850mm | 33.4”
Repeat range (inch)8 – 24” 203.2 – 609.6mm8 – 24” 203.2 – 609.6mm8 – 24” 203.2 – 609.6mm14 – 36” 355 – 914mm
Material range (micron)12 – 350 microns 0.5 – 14pt12 – 450 microns 0.5 – 18pt12 – 700 microns 0.5 – 27pt<700 microns <27pt
Mechanical speed (m/min)200 m/min | 660 ft/min200 m/min | 660 ft/min200 m/min | 660 ft/min 300 m/min | 990 ft/min

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The best of everything as standard

Our focus is on quality engineering, and all our presses include the latest technology as standard.

Shaftless dual servo print technology

Genuine full servo shaftless independent drive technology ensures print precision and consistency.

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Gearless Impression

No gear mesh so guarantees exceptional print quality and a wide substrate range

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Automatic Registration

Ensures register precision and consistent print quality.

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On-the-fly setup

Colour changes whilst you are still in production.

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Pre-register

Automatically positions the print cylinder in the correct position based on job recall.

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Short web path

Minimises waste and maximises efficiency.

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UniPrint

Consistent, high-quality print, whatever the repeat size

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Set & Forget Impression

Automatically set Anilox-to-Plate Impression ensures uniform ink coverage across the plate without over impressing.

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Electronic linear and lateral register

Electronic positioning of linear and lateral register prepares the machine for EZ REG upgrade.

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Modular Design

Build the machine to match your requirements.

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Job Storage / Job Recall HMI

Unlimited job storage, saves and recalls all job specific machine settings and job production data.

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EZ Reg

Fully autonomous camera register system controls linear and lateral register without any operator intervention.

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EZ Die

Die-cut change in under 60 seconds, pre-register linear and lateral pre-register and automatic waste pick-up.

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FDC 400

Web Fed Die Cutting for Cartons.

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EZ Matrix

Combination contact and non contact waste stripping.

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VLS Sheeter

Electronic setting of sheet and perforation length negates the need for multiple sets of tools.

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Label Pack

Rail mounted delam/relam, Turnbar, cold foil and lamination for label embellishment.

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Film Pack

Corona treatment, web cleaning, chill rollers and roll follower for unsupported film production.

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Eco Pack

LED curing technology reduces total power consumption by up to 75%.

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Finishing Automation Pack

Semi-rotary die-cutting, auto set slitting and autoset back slitting fully automate the label finishing process.

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Edale FDC-510

Multi-layer Printing

Single-pass, two and three ply peel and read label production.

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Hybrid Printing

Combining the best of analogue and inkjet print technologies for short and medium run efficiencies.

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Screen Printing

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EZ Mount Plate Mounter

The EZ Mount ensures correct, accurate mounting, easy pre-reg, giving consistency and high quality print.

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EZ Cart

Additional cart for EZ DIE magnetic die tools.

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Anilox Cleaner

Anilox Cleaner

Ultra-sonic anilox cleaning.

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Plate Cutter

Quick and accurate cutting of plates prior to mounting.

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EZ Bench

EZ Bench

Storage for up to 4 EZ DIE magnetic die tools.

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Edale FDC-510

EZ Slitter

Label slitter rewind and inspection machine.

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Plate Cleaner

Plate Cleaner

Plate washing prior to storage.

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News &Case Studies

We believe that the most powerful story comes from our customers, and we will be sharing these with you. To keep up to date with news and stories – follow us on LinkedIn.

Press Release

James Boughton, Managing Director, Edale comments: “We noticed a gap in the market for those businesses who wanted an affordable ‘step up’ to a press which gives technological advancement and efficiencies and delivers superior print quality. The FL1 PRIME modular design can be upgraded to suit the businesses’ growth when they need it.

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News

Label Pack Morocco invest in an Edale FL3
Based in Casablanca Morocco, Label Pack has selected the Edale FL3 as their next press investment.
Othmane Lahlou-Mimi, Co -Owner of Label Pack commented, “After a lot of research Edale was the obvious choice. In terms of technology the FL3 is the most advanced in its class. The automation is a standard feature whereas a lot of other manufacturers have this as high priced options. The seven motors per print station allow for quick, easy and repeatable job recall.”

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Case Study

Kingfisher buy second Edale FL3 making it their 8th Edale press

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Printers supply logo

An issue for a printing professional is keeping consistent quality throughout their print run to ensure the highest possible standards for their customers.The FL1 PRIME has been designed to create an affordable system that is exceptionally quick to set up, generating minimum waste. Features such as pre-registration and Edale’s ‘UNiPRINT’ print head geometry means that the highest quality print is achieved and jobs can be set up in one web length of material. I would recommend the FL1 PRIME to my customers who need to replace older mechanical presses or add the latest technology to it. – Amitabh Luthra, Printers Supply Co, India