Durst is now offering a high-productivity, industrial-scale “jumbo roll” unwind/rewind option for its Tau 330 UV Inkjet Digital Label Press. Durst’s fully automated, servo-driven, external jumbo roll unwind/rewind units accommodate rolls up to three feet in diameter, 14 inches wide and more than 13,000 feet in length. For easy and fast handling of large heavy rolls, the system features a built-in roll handler for motorized loading and unloading. Also, a built-in splice table makes roll changes equally easier and faster. The system’s servo drive can feed material in both directions.
The high-productivity configuration can be used with the standard Tau 330, or with the Tau’s Low Migration System for printing on foils and thin films. It handles a range of materials as thick as 20-point paperboard. Overall, users can expect up to two hours of continuous uninterrupted printing, fewer changeovers and less downtime, Durst added. The jumbo roll option offers a “significant advantage to label and package printers” who want to take on long runs and enjoy the advantages of digital imaging.
“The Tau 330’s running speed of 157 feet per minute, its extended run times with our new jumbo option, and its robust build quality provide all the proof anyone might need that digital is not just for short runs anymore,” said Christopher Howard, Vice President of Strategic Business Development for Durst U.S. (pictured previously). “For label and specialty packaging printers who have been completing their longer runs on more traditional equipment, the Tau 330 with our jumbo option represents a very significant leap forward.”