Arrow Digital installs Esko Kongsberg X24 Edge at Arrow Demo-center
By M4G Bureau - July 14, 2020
The versatile printer offers quality finishing and creates less waste and faster output
Arrow Digital, a leader in Printing and Cutting Equipment and technologies has recently installed the Esko Kongsberg X24 Edge at its state of the art Dem0-ocenter in Ahmedabad. New Kongsberg X Edge is extremely versatile, and suitable for short run production. The machine is designed to cut and finish simultaneously giving you a better quality of finish and competitive edge over the other cutting technology available in the market.
Sam Patel, MD & CEO Arrow Digital adds, “Finishing is just as important as printing itself, likewise printing, finishing various substrates is a challenge, especially when considering printable non-traditional materials. Kongsberg provides you a complete spectrum of tooling to finish the entire range from paper based material to harder material like Sun board, Acrylic, MDF, ACP , WPC, Bubble board, Fabric etc. Instead of outsourcing finishing processes, the Kongsberg gives you an in-house solution, giving you a competitive edge.
Additionally, the machine can help speed up, streamline, and enhance your finishing process, making sure you get the most out of your printer’s speed capabilities. Finishing can become a bottleneck in your workflow and productivity, but with the Kongsberg Series, you can transform the finishing process into one of your strongest attributes and a significant profit center. For print shops, maximizing profitability is a two-fold equation; Printing and proper timely execution of finished products. By having the right decisions and strategies in place, you can make sure that the finishing process becomes a profit centre for your company and not an expense. Considering the current situation where labour is a challenge, Kongsberg will take care of your commitments in delivering product just in time.”
The ROI of the machine can be recovered quickly as it is versatile to replace traditional cutting equipment like (Lazer, Router, plotter and hand tool) and deliver equivalent productivity. Additionally, it can finish substrates like duplex board, corrugation, honeycomb and foam giving you the advantage of diversifying in other segments. Applications like V grooving, Polishing and engraving are the latest developments that Kongsberg can deliver and make you a differentiator in the market.
The Kongsberg X Edge delivers this high production speed and outstanding cutting quality at a remarkable price. Its design avoids the impact of costly reinvestment when a business expands, not only delivering exceptional cutting quality but also unlocking future production flexibility and profitability. This new innovation has been developed to ensure great quality for any job or application. The extra features like fast tool loading, auto recognition and calibration features are ideal for short run jobs, with the added flexibility of an optional conveyor system available to support automated board and roll feeding and to finish longer than the table.
The latest camera system helps in perfect registration for the heavy distorted jobs, Edge recognition for registering corrugation Jobs where the print is underside and detecting barcode for automation.
The rack and pinion drive, the construction of the tabletop and the dual motors, all combine to ensure that the table provides the greatest cutting accuracy and consistency. It is engineered to work continuously (24 X 7) for several years assuring that your investment is secured.
Sam adds, “The main purpose for installing the Kongsberg edge is to give the customers and the prospects the entire work flow experience and they can test their product right from design-Print-cut. The Kongsberg X Edge appeals to clients who desire a no-compromise, quality product at an affordable price, but importantly a machine that offers upgradability in the future as the business grows.”