Specialties Graphic Finishers adds another high-end die cutter

Specialties’ President Norm Beange beside his new Brausse 40” die cutter.

One of Canada’s leading finishing and binding companies, Specialties Graphic Finishers of Toronto, has installed its fourth 40-inch die cutter – a Brausse Series machine that can handle 7,500 sheets per hour while delivering extra-high piles of sheets.

“One of its advantages is that a client might send us 50 normal-height skids, but we can ship back just 30 extra-high skids,” said Specialties Graphic Finishers’ President Norm Beange. “This reduces trucking and material handling greatly – plus, less downtime feeding the machine translates into reduced prices for our clients.”

Brausse state-of-the-art, fully automatic flatbed die-cutting and creasing machines, such as the Brausse 1050SE, feature a pneumatic push-button die-chase locking mechanism to ensure safe and operator-friendly job changes. A special gripper bar drives the chain tension wheel to keep tension constant.

Seven high-precision alloy gripper bars and a three-cam index gripper bar drive the system to ensure smooth and precise gripper-bar intermittent movement. An air-blasting nozzle bar helps with the stretching of lightweight papers. Digital cutting pressure tonnage is prominently displayed, and the 1050SE also includes maximum-pressure-limit protection.

 

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Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.