In addition to logistical and financial benefits, the advantages of reel-fed
materials lie in the fact that universally used films can be utilised and there is a higher degree of flexibility, since packs can be produced to individual designs, for example with specially formed contours or other features.
Labeling methods and speeds include pre-cut labels with cold glue or hot melt at 72,000 containers/hr, reel-fed
labels with hot melt at speeds to 81,000/hr, and self-adhesive reel-fed
labels up to 60,000/hr.
Awards are given--by a jury of leading industry experts--in the main segments where self-adhesive labels are used: (alcoholic) beverages, food, household, industrial, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, security labeling, (self-) promotion, booklet/coupon labels and for the major reel-fed
print processes: flexo, letterpress, screen, offset, digital print and combination print.
Especially when teamed with the Flexi Soft FX3-MOC Drive Monitor, the DFS60S Pro permits safe working without loss of productivity during routine operations, such as piece part loading, magazine replacement, adjustment on machining centres or splicing of material on reel-fed
Webtech is the largest supplier of flexographic reel-fed
labels in the UK and Ireland.
LPF Flexible Packaging, part of the Clondalkin Group Flexible Packaging Division, created an 80mm high barrier, reel-fed
lid made from a transparent three-layer structure with glass coated polyester, nylon and special high-performance scalable and peelable cast polypropylene, created by its sister company, Wentus in Germany.
The Spartanics Finecut Combination model can be interchanged quickly between sheet-fed or reel-fed
jobs and can finish any type of printing process.
Tipografic offers a complete label solution from wet glue labels, self adhesive labels through to reel-fed
plastic and shrink sleeves.
Polyester (PET), polycarbonate or acrylic films from 3-10 mil (0.08-0.25 mm) are produced on reel-fed
surface relief production equipment, while plate products can be made on glass, polyester, acrylic and polycarbonate, up to 1"/24 mm thick.
It has an integrated automatic de-nesting system to remove pots or trays from stacks for automatic filling and sealing using a pre-cut foil, polyester lid or reel-fed
A Contoroll labeler attached reel-fed
wrap-around labels, and a Variopac machine puts the bottles in shrink-wrapped trays.