Alert: Packaging World now enhanced for the iPad and iPhone. Watch a quick video preview
 
Download this free, 128-page Primary Packaging Line Equipment Playbook jam-packed with strategies for success, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid.  Learn more >>
 
Article |

Clifton Packaging: Print inspection system

The PrintVision/Argus inspection solution on Clifton Packaging Group’s EVO XG8 HD Printing Press (from Flexotecnica) features a high-performance, flexible design on any web substrate, and employs a unique combination of line scan vision technologies to provide inline process control and quality assurance.
Print Reprint
FILED IN:  Machinery  > Inspection  > Machine vision
     

When mounted on presses, PrintVision/Argus provides print defect detection by finding, notifying, and recording a variety of errors including misprints, color variations, plate problems, hazing, mis-registration, spots, and splashes.  The system then tags and tracks defects for downstream removal.

During production and throughout finishing stages, PrintVision/Argus helps ensure early detection and traceability of all critical print production defects to reduce waste and related production costs.

Other features of AVT’s PrintVision/Argus include:

• pRegister, an automatic register pre-setting and control (closed loop) module that, through printed targets and a communication link to the press, closes the loop and automatically sets color plates into registration.

• iReg, a semi-automatic registration makeready for central impression flexo printing presses that allows any existing printed element on the web – such as micro dots for plate mounting, registration crosshairs, and color patches – to be used for expedited registration.

• IDEal, a DeltaE measurement module that performs in-line color measurement of specific, pre-defined color areas on the repeat.  Operators can set areas of interest in the repeat or at Color Bar area.

Related Sponsored Content

E-BOOK SPECIAL REPORT
42 Best Package Designs
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book consisting of our editors' picks of most notable package designs. Updated for 2014!
x

 

Newsletters
Don’t miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
GENERAL INTEREST

New Issue Alert

Packaging World Magazine

eClip

Breaking packaging news

Packaging Insights

Pertinent packaging issues

On the Edge Blog

Workforce Development

PACKAGE DESIGN/
DEVELOPMENT

Greener Package

Sustainable packaging

Shelf Impact

Package design strategies

Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.