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In the first half of 2020, a new CTP line for the production of printing plates was installed. Kodak Magnus Q800 platesetter unit in W-speed variant 62 plates per hour.
An MPL pallet plate loader with a capacity of 1,200 B1 format plates and 100 B2 format plates was delivered with the platesetter unit. The line also includes a Kodak T-HDX 1250 Plate Processor.
The new CTP line has significantly increased labor productivity in the production of printing plates.
The process calibration of printing machines according to the ISO 12 647-2:2013
Printing machines in Tiskárny Havlíčkův Brod, a.s. are regularly certified according to ISO 12 647-2:2013.
Printing machines XL 75-5, CD 102-5L+ and CX 102-4 are all certified according to ISO 12 647-2:2013 on June 17th 2020.
Congratulations to authors and publishers for awards. We were honored to take part in the creation of these books.
Transition to ISO 12 647-2: 2013 for offset printingTiskárny Havlíčkův Brod, a.s. as one of the first czech printing houses transferred to the new standard for offset printing ISO 12 647-2: 2013. The fundamental reason for the introduction of the new standards is to comply digital proofing with offset printing in a situation with long growing proportion of optical brighteners (OBA) in printing papers. Detailed information about the transition to the new standard for offset printing is here.
The process calibration of CtP and printing machines according to the new ISO 12 647-2: 2013Tiskárny Havlíčkův Brod, a.s. process calibration made all their four and five color coater machines according to the new ISO 12 647-2: 2013. Performing the calibration process is an important step towards the full implementation of the new standards into production.
Spot UV varnishing machine SPOTMATIC 54
Tiskárny Havlíčkův Brod, a.s. has installed a new machine for spot UV varnishing Spotmatic 54. Completely new machine enables the creation of glossy surfaces and paint effects on laminated sheets of paper. The maximum size of the printed sheet is 54 x 100 cm, the maximum feeder output is 2,400 sheets per hour. The machine prints using 8 printheads with a resolution of 360 dpi.
Machine for spot UV varnishing significantly reduces dependence on manufacturing UV varnish in cooperation and currently offers customers new opportunities, particularly in the area of surface finishing of book covers and coatings (varnishing effects).
New printing machine Heidelberg CD 102-5+LXThe new five color printing machine in size B1 with varnish stool Heidelberg CD 102-5+LX was installed in printing house Tiskárny Havlíčkův Brod a.s. New printing machine is use for quality full color printing. The varnish stool extends possibility surface finish of print, gloss or matt dispersive varnish.
New production lines Wohlenberg Master e7000 – glued bindingIn printing house Tiskárny Havlíčkův Brod a.s. was installed new production lines for glued binding Wohlenberg Master e7000. The production lines has this technological possibility:
- V2 – glued soft binding, flaps are possible.
- V2 PUR - glued soft binding (PUR glue), high strength under mechanical strain, suitable for coated papers.
- V4 – sewn soft binding, flaps are possible.
- Swiss brochure – gauzing book block, flaps are possible.
- Otabind - gauzing book block, flaps are possible.
- Minimal trimmed format: 70/100 mm, with flops 85/118 mm.
- Maximal trimmed format: 320/400 mm, with flops 305/380 mm.
- Block thickness: 2-60 mm.
New CTP device was installed
The new fully automated CTP production line from Kodak was installed in Printing company Havlíčkův Brod. Platesetter Magnus 800 with throughput 40 plates per hour, 8-page size (ISO B1), automatic plate loading with Multi-Cassette Unit, online processor Mercury with stacker.
Along with the new hardware the workflow Prinergy has been upgraded to the latest version 5.1. Now Magnus 800 platesetter is able expose 200 lpi (80 l/cm) hybrid screening using Maxtone CX. Unique to Kodak, the CX Technology suite enables users to configure the highlight, midtone, and shadow dots of both AM and FM screens.
The new Prepress Portal InSite was installed with workflow upgrade. InSite is powerful, user-friendly collaboration tool, provides secure Web access to customers, prepress operators, and service reps. Portal is accessible on insite.thb.cz. InSite web portal allows customers progress tracking, collaboration, remote proofing and approvals. InSite Prepress Portal provide fast, easy-to-use Web access to prepress workflow. With no need for special hardware or software. Customers, service reps, and remote users can access their work anywhere, anytime.