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Speedmaster Xl 105 with perfecting device delivers impressive performance in a single pass

Speedmaster Xl 105 with perfecting device delivers impressive performance in a single pass
Industrial print shops looking to offer their customers top quality and quick delivery achieve this through high-performance presses such as the new Speedmaster XL 105 with perfecting device from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen.

This Peak Performance Class press is now in use at a number of pioneering print shops around the world and is setting new standards in terms of productivity and cost efficiency in perfecting mode.

- This press enables us to boost productivity by ten million sheets per year - report Christian and Stefan Aumüller, owners of Aumüller Druck in Regensburg. This commercial print shop has a workforce of hundred and, following a comprehensive field test, installed not one but four Speedmaster XL 105 perfecting presses in its pressroom. - The excellent productivity and flexibility of these presses cuts production costs and enables us to offer competitive prices - the two owners add.

Speedmaster Xl 105 with perfecting device delivers impressive performance in a single pass

The Speedmaster XL 105 with perfecting device is an integrated end-to-end system that processes substrate thicknesses of between 0.03 and 0.60 millimeters (between 0.0012 and 0.024 inches) at a speed of 15,000 sheets per hour.

The Franz Kuthal print shop in Mainaschaff has also converted its entire pressroom to Speedmaster XL 105 technology from Heidelberg. It operates a total of 29 printing units in this series, including a ten-color perfecting press.

- This press produces top-quality sheets printed in five colors on both sides in a single pass - confirm print shop owners Helmut Kraft and Stefan Glaab. Kuthal has a workforce of 320 (including staff from RMD) and a product portfolio that includes high-quality prospectuses, product brochures, and annual reports.

The Speedmaster XL 105-P boasts fully automatic three-drum perfecting technology with variable transfer cylinder and eccentric reversing drum. This is further enhanced by high-precision and ultra-smooth sheet travel. The innovative, variable AirTransfer system and exchangeable shells for the impression and transfer cylinders ensure that perfected sheets are guided mark-free through the press.

DS Graphics in Lowell, Massachusetts, recently started production with the first Speedmaster XL 105-P in the U.S. This ten-color press incorporates Prinect Inpress Control for color and register control on the fly and is already achieving a throughput of more than one million sheets per week.