Narrow Web Printing

Arcalian supply a wide range of Yield Improvement technology for use in Narrow Web printing, whether the process is flexo, letterpress, offset etc.

 

 

 

 

Anti-Static

 

DisCord Plus

Use DisCord Plus to remove static charge on moving webs. Simply mount the elastic cord tautly across the web (it doesn't need to touch) and ensure it is earthed at one end.

Read the review on the Image Reports website.

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ArcRod

For even better static kill, the semi-rigid ArcRod can be mounted easily across the web. Optional magnetic attachment make it easily possible to move the ArcRod.

Read the review on the Image Reports website.

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Web Cleaning

Contamination Analysis Rollers

The majority of contamination on any wound reel is on the edges, where slitting dust will gather. On the bottom side contamination from storage (such as wooden pallets) will be visible, while the top surface will harbour airborne contamination.

Use Contamination Analysis Rollers,  smoothly applied to any flat surface, removing any loose, dry contamination. The roller is then cleaned on the Adhesive Pad which traps the contamination, leaving the roller clean for the next surface.

Clean the edge of each roll of material with a Contamination Analysis Roller before starting the line, and don't forget to examine the pad to understand the sources of your contaminants.

 

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 Adhesive Rolls

Arcalian supply Adhesive Rolls from SDI – the largest manufacturer of Contact Cleaning systems and consumables in the USA.

Our rolls are specially engineered to allow transfer of contamination in one direction only and can be manufactured in virtually any size to fit any Contact Cleaner, including those of our competitors.

We supply both Continuous and Pre-Cut Adhesive Rolls.

 

 

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Web Cleaners from SDI

Arcalian supply a wide range of Web Cleaners from SDI in California. These Web Cleaners can be easily retrofitted to almost any narrow web press - Nilpeter, Gallus, MPS, Omet, Bobst (Gidue), Mark Andy, Edale, Focus etc.

SDI were the first company to pioneer the use of Silicone-Free technology in their cleaning machines.

 

 

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Rotary Brush Pre- or Post-Cleaner

This simple air-driven rotary brush can be used as a low-cost web pre-cleaner, or at the end of press for cleaning the web after stamping or slitting, removing glue and slivers of material.

The Rotary Brush is available in widths up to 355mm, and any number can be used in parallel to cover wider requirements.

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Replacement Polymer Rollers for Contact Clean Machines

Arcalian can upgrade Polymer Rollers in any Contact Cleaner, and can advise on the perfect formulation and surface characteristics for any substrate.

With the right information, we can quote replacement rollers (either individually or in sets), either to replicate the originals, enhance cleaning abilities, or transform the Contact Cleaner to Silicone-Free operation.

 

 

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Web Cleaning Sleeves

The Web Cleaning Sleeve converts any path roller into a web cleaning roller. The WCS is made from a specially formulated polymer which will pick up contamination from the web as it passes.

  • No installation space required
  • Simply inflate the sleeve with an airline and push it on to the roller
  • Quick and easy cleaning - use Arcalian Wipes during routine line maintenance
  • Sleeves available in any length up to 10 metres
  • Sleeves can fit rollers with O.D.:  38mm, 50mm, 75mm, 88mm, 100mm, 127mm, 152mm
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IPA Wipes for Polymer Roller maintenance

High quality, lint-free IPA wipes for maintaining board cleaner polymer rollers in top condition. Sold in tubs of 200.

 

Dust Control

DoorBlade

Controls: -

  • Dust (from other departments, e.g. stores)
  • Temperature

Allows: -

  • Permanently open doors (internal and external)
  • Easy throughway for personnel, trolleys, pallet trucks, forklifts, even lorries
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Mini-Tak Rollers

Mini-Tak is made of a unique adhesive coating that stops particles from becoming airborne during cleaning. The lightweight construction and simple handle causes less fatigue during the cleaning process and reduces costs by eliminating the need to shut down production for maintenance.

Sold in boxes of 12 rollers with one handle.

Disposable and Permanent Dust Control Flooring

Arcalian has a wide range of flooring solutions for keeping dust-critical areas free of foot and wheel-borne contamination.

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Rotary Screens

Rotary Screens

Arcalian is proud to represent the Lebanon Valley Engraving company of Pennsylvania USA, with their range of screens for any rotary screenprint application.


We offer: -

  • Laser engraved screens to fit any rotary screenprint head
  • Laquer screens - an extremely strong and resistant emulsion coating that routinely allows this screen to get over 500,000 feet runs.
  • Electro-formed nickel "Galvano" screens

We can offer direct equivalents to most Stork or Gallus Screeny products.

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Airshafts

 

Airshafts

Arcalian supply airshafts from Brenner Hume

  • Aluminium
  • Steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Carbon Fibre
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Core Chucks

 

Core Chucks

Arcalian supply core chucks from Panzeri Alessandro srl

  • Mechanical lug-type
  • Torque-activated
  • Pneumatic
  • Pneumomechanical
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Software

Image Recognition Software

Arcalian has developed IRIS, an image comparator system which allows any image up to A3 size to be instantly compared with a "gold standard" image stored on a PC or network.

Vital for QA departments to compare prints from different runs, and Sales departments to gain concessions from customers.

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UV Bulbs

UV Bulbs

Arcalian can source UK manufactured bulbs for almost any make of UV curing system.
Please contact us with OEM part number and quantity required, and we'll come straight back to you.

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