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FLEXO Magazine : December 2013
Please contact Customer Service for additional information. All information in this document is based on our present knowledge and experience at the time of printing. Due to the multitude of factors influencing the processing and application of our products, it does not exempt the user from testing and calibrating. Nor does it imply any legally binding assurance concerning specific properties of the products or the suitability for a particular application. The responsibility of observing any possible industrial property rights, laws and regulations is the obligation of the user. Subject to technical changes without prior notice. rotec® is a registered trademark and Rely on ussm is a service mark of Flint Group. Customer Service Flint Group Flexographic Products 95 Glenn Bridge Road Arden, NC 28704 T +1 877 768 3248 F +1 828 681 9595 email@example.com www.flintgrp.com rotec® Sleeves for Special Applications Upgrades for rotec® Sleeves • Quick set-up times, easy handling and cost saving • Optimal air flow for easy mounting of sleeves • Suitable for conventional cylinder presses and cantilevered presses rotec® Adapter The perfect fit for every cylinder configuration Sophisticated air flow system and extremely low tolerances • rotec® Bridge Adapter for wall thicknesses below 10 mm with pass through air connection, which conducts air from the air cylinder to the surface via air holes • rotec® Unifit Adapter with customized air transfer system for most types of air cylinders • rotec® Airo Adapter with dedicated air connection system rotec® Atlas Adapter Highest performance due to carbon-fiber structure rotec® H/C Adapter Compressible adapter to mount In-The-Round sleeves For outstanding printing results and high press speeds • Low vibration and vibration-damping properties / available in Airo or Unifit construction • Efficient and reliable over long life time • PU surface for fiber free sleeve mounting For optimal print results – proven in combination with nyloflex® ITR Thin • Exclusive compressible anti-slip surface • Consistent and long term printing performance especially for long print runs • Available with customized air conduction system as rotec® H/C Bridge, Unifit and Airo Adapter rotec® Base Sleeve Extremely durable rotec® Offset Sleeve Unique durable construction Fiberglass sleeve for a large variety of coatings • Optimal stability with low weight for bonding with coating materials • Robust and durable over long time period • Rough surface with perfect bonding characteristics with coating material Offset Sleeve specially designed for web offset presses (VSOP) • Allows extremely quick format changes for all repeat sizes • Highest durability at high temperatures and torque forces • Long-lasting and consistent register accuracy • Perfect resistance to UV-inks and solvents • Available for blanket and plate mounting applications rotec® Omega Surface Technology rotec® End Ring Options Reliable electrostatic conductivity • Life time conductibility with a 10-year warranty • Complete conductivity of the inner construction and sleeve surface • Complies with BG information, status 11/2003, Order No. 452 and ATEX 95 (DEKRA certified) For adapters, plate mounting sleeves and other special situations • Include locking notch, air connections and stop plate for sleeves • Minimize wear load end of sleeve • Ensures a long service life of Sleeves and Adapters • Can be produced as Stainless Steel or Nylon End Ring Air channel Airhole1Ø2mm PUR surface layer PUR intermediate layer Fiberglass Airhole1Ø2mm Air channel PUR surface layer PUR intermediate layer Fiberglass Airhole1Ø2mm PUR surface layer PUR intermediate layer Air connection 1/8“ Fiberglass 1 Air hole arrangement only shown schematically. Design depends on adapter width and diameter. rotec® Bridge Adapter rotec® Unifit Adapter rotec® Airo Adapter rotec® Adapters Customized high performing adapters to utilize thin wall plate mounting sleeves 2013-10BlueLightSleeveCompressibleSleevePremiumSleeveLabelSleeveHybridSleeveBridgeAdapterUnifitAdapterAiroAdapterAtlasAdapterH/CBridgeAdapterH/CUnifitAdapterH/CAiroAdapterBaseSleeveOffsetSleeve 0.080 – 4.0 0.118 – 4.0 0.500 – 5.0 0.500 – 5.0 0.032 – 0.080 0.189– 0.4 0.400– 3.0 0.630 – 5.0 0.630 2– 5.0 0.213 2– 0.413 0.500– 3.0 0.7002 – 5.0 0.032 – 0.080 0.570 3– 4.0 a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a rotec® rotec® Sleeves and Adapters rotec® Blue Light Sleeve Industry standard rotec® Compressible Sleeve Unique compressibility The benchmark in conventional plate mounting • Superior service life and outstanding durability • Consistent and long-lasting mounting and clamping characteristics • Available from 0.080 ” to over 3” wall thickness Compressible surface for highest print quality • Long lasting compressibility / does not collapse with use • Plate and tape savings / print consistency with long print runs • Lowest dot gain / best solid ink density on irregular substrates rotec® Premium Sleeve Superior dimensional stability rotec® Label Sleeve Optimum edge-stability High-quality printing for critical tolerance applications • Constant outer diameter (< 0.02 mm) at fluctuating temperatures or humidity • Perfect for high printing speeds • Long-lasting with dependable register accuracy Standard for narrow web presses • Consistent printing properties through high dimensional stability • Excellent results in label printing due to optimum edge-stability • Perfect for challenging print runs rotec® Hybrid Sleeve Efficient and cost effective Thin-walled fiberglass composite sleeve with low tolerances • Hard surface and superior solvent and ink resistance • Low cost / quick availability • Perfect for job storage without tape release rotec® Sleeves High quality sleeves for conventional plate mounting Wall thickness (in) Increased dimensional stability Conductive version1 Register ring rotec® Sleeves and Adapters Overview 1 The regulations of ATEX 95 concerning electrostatic derivation ability are fulfilled 2 Depending on thread type of air connection 3 Cylinder diameter: 92.426 mm; 152.905 mm; 111.252 mm • Easy and reliable handling for all plate types • Proven tight tolerances (TIR < 0.02 mm / OD +/- 0.02 mm) • Dependable rotec® interior design of synthetic resin and glassfiber compound