Newspaper solution

Broadsheet and Tabloid Newspaper

New production line for newspaper on demand in broadsheet and tabloid format. Production of broadsheet newspapers with multiple topic-specific sections in variable number of pages and tabloid newspapers up to 140 pages in 4 page steps. Available as an offline configuration or inline with digital printing systems. Fully automatic change-over from broadsheet to tabloid newspapers and automatic variable cutoff length for different newspapers. That allows the production of mixed newspaper stacks based on distribution routes including stack address labeling.

Technical specifications

Web width

11" – 22.5" (279 – 571 mm)

Production speed

up to 500 ft/min (150 m/min)

Paper weights

40 – 90 g/m2

Size of tabloid newspapers

8 – 140 pages

Size of broadsheet newspapers

8 – 40 Pages per section / max. 140 pages

Size of glued brochures

4 – 40 pages (glued in DC7)

Cut-off length

up to 32.25" (820 mm)

Workflow

Broadsheet (top) and Tabloid (bottom)

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Options

Web Inspection System

A Web inspection system checks the quality and content of the printed pages. With the WI8 Web Inspection system you can check quality and content of the printing on each page in terms of colors, positions, contours, smearing, jetouts, data validation, etc. It is always possible to update it with new functions and extend it to a complete tracking solution.

Control & Tracking Solution

The tracking system monitors ongoing prodcution in terms of completeness and accuracy.