Home » GFI Innovations to Debut AccuBlend-LV Ink Dispensing System at Labelexpo Americas
GFI Innovations has announced the new AccuBlend-LV ink-dispensing system for low viscous flexo inks will be unveiled at the Labelexpo Americas show next week. Taking advantage of technology advancements and new software programs to develop AccuBlend, GFI will demonstrate the newest member of its dispensing line-up from Sept. 9-11 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill.
The user-friendly AccuBlend-LV system offers a host of benefits to improve control over the process, schedules and workflow of ink dispensing. The robust, fully self-contained machine combines an attractive design and compact footprint to make the dispensing of spot ink colors simpler and more time effective.
With a proven two-stage dispense valve design, AccuBlend-LV features a dozen integrated 5-gallon vessels. Fully configurable so source containers such as drums can be added to satisfy demand, the AccuBlend-LV’s design makes refilling simple. Since the design is fully modular, it can even be configured to accommodate 55-gallon drum batch sizes.
New COLORBOOK dispenser software with touch screen controls drives this machine. Nearly all dispenser and data management functions are contained on one screen, and navigation, the tracking of lot numbers, and batch color correction are functions made easier to maintain, especially when using work-off inks.
“Much like our dispensing systems for offset litho printing, AccuBlend-LV is a very durable machine that is built to last a long time. Operators are going to love working with it,” says John Borkovec, vice president of sales and marketing for GFI Innovations. “You can change the dispense sequence at the time of dispensing ink, and indicators on the printed batch ticket labels make it easy to see the dispense values, work-off inks and lot numbers. All of the inventory details can be found on one screen and creating returned inventory items is very easy to do. It’s just about as intuitive as your cell phone because it is all icon driven.”
GFI will have equipment specialists in the booth at Labelexpo Americas performing demonstrations and will be available to provide more information about AccuBlend and other products.
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