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FL5+RDC

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CARTONS
SCRATCHCARDS
LABELS

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FL5+RDC

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

Highly flexible, fully customisable press for high volume runs

The FL5 + RDC is a high productivity printing and converting system for cartons, scratch cards and labels where there are infrequent job changes.
The fully servo driven system allows for easy and repeatable setups in both the printing and converting sections. The rotary die-cutting technology (RDC enables high speed production of both sheets and die-cut product whilst maintaining the versatility of a one pass production).
It comes in 510, 570 and 650mm web widths.

Edale is open and willing to work with customers to customise the configuration to meet your exact requirements, whether this be a change to a single module or the complete line. Our modular design and flexibility allows for many additional features, including but not limited to: laminating, cold foiling, hot foiling, screen, reverse print, cut to sheet or reel to reel configurations.

This flexibility means that the FL5 + RDC can be configured for a wide range of applications such as: single pass cartons, single pass scratch cards, paper cups, sleeves and much more. Single pass production significantly reduces work in progress, number of operators, space requirement, waste and delivery times whilst also increasing overall efficiency of traditional multi pass production methods.

THE FL5 + RDC GIVES YOU:

  • Increased productivity
  • Single pass production
  • Modular design- allows for future
  • Full servo driven technology and full motorised adjustment allows quick and repeatable set up
  • Autonomous closed loop register maintains accurate registration in both x and y directions reducing the need for operator intervention
  • Advanced HMI gives unlimited job storage function allowing for detailed job data to be used for fast and accurate job set-up
  • The rail system allows for additional options such as laminating, reverse print, foiling and screen to be easily moved between print units.

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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Automatic 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 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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AVT INSPECTION & REGISTRATION CONTROL

100% Inspection.

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FDC 600

Web fed Flatbed die cutting for cartons.

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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 label 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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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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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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iTek Packz commented: “We are very proud that for the third year running, we have been recognised by the FTA. To receive the ‘Best in Show’ and Gold and Silver Awards has been a great honour for our business.Our Best in Show carton entry was produced for a customer who wanted 6-7 colours, gold matte foil, and varnish and other effects. We are delighted to have achieved the quality required using our technology and print capabilities, which in our opinion is the best in the industry.”iTek Packz