The AST46DS Explosion Proof Press
With a Risograph, a Xerox machine, a Vandercook letterpress proof press
, and silk-screening and binding stations, this is a publishing paradise.
The reference copy can come from a smaller proof press
or from an approved production copy for use at remote plants -- a USA Today page, for example.
Hence, to further lessen atmospheric emissions, any idle presses, a four-unit proof press
, parts-washing tank and ink-mixing stations surrender their ambient air to the solvent recovery, system, which maintains a reduced airflow rate on overhead ductwork at all times.
The Little Joe Proof Press
is used to print small quantities of ink in the laboratory or press room for checking the color of ink before mixing up a full batch of ink or going to press.
Heaford, located in Manchester, England, manufactures the Narrow Web Drum Flexo Proof Press. "It's the same flexo printing process basically, and you use a single color at a time, and rather than having a multi-station printing press, you just have a single roll around which you wrap the substrate that's going to carry the image.
"Apart from providing a contract proof for plate makers, the drum flexo proof press can be used by a printer to take disruptive on-press customer approvals offline.
Heaford manufactures mounters, mounter proofers, plate testers, flexo proof presses
and gravure proof presses
JM Heaford, of Altrincham, England, a supplier of flexographic mounting and proofing equipment and gravure proof presses
, has established a US presence with the creation of a service company in Midland, NC USA.
Computers instead of ink pens and laser printers instead of proof presses