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FL5 + FDC 600 - Single-Pass Printing Machine

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

This carton has been produced in a single pass using the Edale FL5, 510mm with inline (FDC) Flatbed Die Cutter.

Silver Foil

has been laminated on the FL5 Prime full width to give the effect of more costly Met PET cartons.

Embossing

is added inline on the FDC to give a 3D tactile effect.

Unique Uniprint

Colours are printed using Edales unique Uniprint print head to ensure the best possible quality.

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AiiR System

(Autonomous Inking Impression and Registration) on the FL5 gives unparalleled automation and repeatability of quality and print accuracy.

Cast & Cure

has been added to give a finish that adds brand protection and allows the carton to really stand out from other production methods.

Cut, Creased & Stripped

The carton was finally cut, creased and stripped before being discharged onto a conveyor by the FDC 600.

From raw material to finished carton in 1 minute!

ALL IN A SINGLE PASS

All in a Single Pass

Combine the FL5’s unrivalled versatility with the FDC-600 for the Ultimate Single Pass Carton Press.

The Ultimate Single-pass printing machine short-run folding carton line

Combine print, cut, crease, braille embossing and waste removal into a single machine with the FL5 Carton line, ideal for short-run work from 1,000 – 100,000 units and reconfigurable for a wide range of sizes and forms.

Advanced tension control, robust construction and technologies dedicated to handling paper board means that the FL5 single-pass printing machine can handle substrates up to 600 microns (24pt) thick and 650mm (20″0 wide).

The FDC-600 can run in line with the FL5, combining low tooling costs with cut, crease, braille, waste stripping and diverging delivery, all in a single pass. The Edale FL5 printing and converting system running in line with the Edale FDC-600, web-fed flatbed die cutter, make a highly efficient solution specifically designed for short-run folding carton production.

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/min300 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.

Aiir

AiiR stands for Autonomous inking, impression and register. It is Edale’s own technology designed to automate the process, reducing the reliance on the operator to set and regulate.

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Autonomous Registration

Ensures register precision and consistent print quality.

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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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Jumbo Unwind

1.5m (60″ ) Jumbo unwind with optional 2″, 6″ & 12″ mandrel and reel lift with touch screen control.

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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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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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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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QC Ink System

Colour changes in under 90 seconds.

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AiiR

AiiR + EZ Reg or AVT Reg systems use camera technology to autonomously set both liner and lateral print register and monitors it throughout the run.

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FULL ROTARY DIE CUTTING

Heavy duty servo driven rotary die cut station.

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EMBELLISHMENT

There are a number of options available for embellishment to bring your product to lie.

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FLATBED HOT FOIL

Hot foiling stamping.


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FL5 SECURITY

Screen print scratch car/foil/holograms security.


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HOT FOIL STATION

Rotary Hot foiling station.

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FDC 600

Web fed Flatbed die cutting for cartons.

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AVT INSPECTION & REGISTRATION CONTROL

100% Inspection.

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RAIL SYSTEM

Moveable rail system.

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Label Pack

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

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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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LED CURING

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

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DIVERGING DELIVERY TABLE

Diverging delivery system enables separation of cartons to minimise waste.

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IR DRYING

Infar Red Drying is an indirect method of drying water-based ink.

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HOT AIR DRYING

Hot Air Drying.

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NON STOP UNWIND (BUTT SPLICER)

A butt splice will join two webs together, typically, the end of an expiring roll to the beginning of another.

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PRE CONDITONER

Preparation prior to print i.e. heating of the board.


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WEB CLEANER

Single sided or Double sided.

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CHILL ROLLS


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DE CURL OPTIONS

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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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

Reelvision Invest in their third Edale single-pass Flexographic Carton Line

Edale is proud to announce that Reelvision, manufacturers of Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Personal Care and FMCG cartons have invested in an FL5, single-pass printing and converting carton line, comprising of 8 colours, 540mm width and an FDC 600 web-fed flatbed die-cutter to join their existing Edale machinery.

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Press Release

Imprimerie Ideale opt for second FL5 from Edale

Based in Casablanca Morocco, Imprimerie Ideale have chosen Edale as their preferred machinery supplier for a second time, this follows on from their initial purchase of an 8 colour Edale FL5 with Flatbed die cutter.

Their latest machine is a 510mm wide, 8 colour FL5 equipped with a screen module as well as a rotary die station for inline die cutting, embossing and sheeting.

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Press Release

Three Gold Awards in a row

iTek Packz is known for its awards for Excellence in Flexography and Innovation, and for the third-consecutive year running has been awarded gold for Flexography, Narrow Web and they also received the highly acclaimed ‘Best in Show Award.’

They have been given high praise from the FTA judges for their winning entry, for Narrow Web, process, paperboard, which was a vibrant soap carton.

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Managing Director, Gareth Bakewell, Reelvision comments: “Our investment in the FL5 carton press will be a great addition to our existing Edale machinery.  We have worked with Edale on a number of specialist projects now, and our priority is to ensure that as we continue to grow, we stay ahead of the curve through our continued investment in the very latest new future-proofed technology to ensure we bring our customers the best possible packaging solutions.”