Autoprint Fine Coat 65

UV & Aqueous Coating 

For years, lamination has been used to protect printed matter and enhance print value. In the recent past, however there has been increasing concern over the environmental impact of traditional lamination methods. The durability of lamination has also been questioned. Addressing both these issues effectively while enhancing visual appeal of the printed material is the Autoprint Fine Coat 65, an offline UV Coating Machine that helps you add value to your print job and tap the growing potential in this market segment.

Autoprint Fine Coat 65 is an offline sheetfed Flexo Rotary Automatic UV and Aqueous Coater with UV and IR Dryer.  It can perform Full or Flood coating, Spot coating and Spot-not window coating of both UV based and water based (Aqueous) coatings.  It is equipped with 2 roller coating system including Chrome plated Anilox Roller and doctor blade similar to chamber doctor for better control of UV Varnish solution.  It works on letter press dry offset principle with 2 cylinder system.  First cylinder is plate cum blanket cylinder.  We can use blanket for doing full or flood coating, whereas Flexo or photo polymer plate to be used for doing spot coating.  We can achieve spot-not window coating by using stripped blankets wherever coating is not required.  Spot not window coating is mainly used by pharma carton manufacturers to avoid coating on coding and pasting area. It is a brand new dedicated Coater with specially designed grippers and stainless steel coater unit and other parts to withstand the highly corrosive UV Varnish solution. 

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Hence it is far better and advantageous than the used or converted coater in the long run.  Why we have to take big risk on converted coater when you are getting a brand new machine along with dryer combined warranty with marginal difference in cost?  The Dryer unit also carries One year spares warranty and 1000 hrs replacement warranty for the UV and IR Lamps.  The Lamps and reflectors are of high quality standards imported from Germany.  Autoprint has installed more than 150 machines of Fine Coat 65 in all leading pharma, packaging companies all over India and in abroad as of March 2014.  It can handle minimum 60 gsm chromo art mirror coated labels and paper upto 350 gsm board of size upto 19”x26”.  The maximum speed is 5500 sheets per hour.  It is ideal for large packaging printers as well as for starting Job work Unit for UV Coating, Aqueous Coating, Spot Coating, Post Press process Job for in suitable location for serving cluster of medium commercial printers.  It is ideal replacement for lamination as it is environment friendly, highly productive than lamination and also upto 50% cost effective than lamination.

Technical Specifications

Model  Autoprint Fine Coat 65 (UV Coating)
Maximum Paper Size  480 x 660 mm (19 X 26 INCHES)
Minimum Paper Size  125 x 175 mm (5 X 7 INCHES)
Maximum Coating Area 465 x 645 mm
Paper Thickness  60-350 gsm
Coating Speed : 2000 - 5500 sph
Feeding System : Single sheet
Blanket Size :  510x660x1.65 mm
Polymer plate thickness(For Spot Coating) : 1.6mm
Gripper Margin on Plate :  40 mm
Gripper Margin on Paper : 10 mm
Gripper Bite :  5 mm
Circumferential Image Micro Adjustment :  20 mm
Registration Accuracy : ± 0.5 mm
Pull Lay Fine Adjustment :  ± 1.5 mm (Pull lay)
Delivery System :  Chain Delivery
Varnish Unit :  2 Roller with Anilox and Doctor Blade
Coating Thickness :  3 gsm
Lubrication System :  Centralised Lubrication System
Power Consumption :  3 kw(4 hp) Main M/c , 10kw for Drier
Dimensions (L X W X H) :  4580 x 1835 x 1380 mm (Machine with Dryer)


Standard Features

  • Single sheet feeder
  • Pull type side lay
  • Coating unit with Anilox Roller and Doctor blade
  • Centralised touch screen control panel
  • Varnish pump / Duct
  • Rigid Delivery gripper
  • Double sheet detector
  • Plate Cylinder for Full / Spot coating
  • Removable Cylinder gripper
  • Adjustable Delivery guides
  • Blow Bar for Precies Paper Dropping
  • ultra sonic double sheet detector ( optional )

Standard Supply of UV/IR Dryer unit comprising of the following

  • 12 ft Vacuum Hold-down, Teflon Coated Fiber Belt Conveyor.
  • One IR Module comprising 2 IR Lamps of 2.5 kw each.
  • One UV Module comprising One UV Lamp of 300 Watts per inch power.
  • Automatic Delivery stacker.