Despite domestic competition for low cost, press mounted modules, Keystone will be the first USA company to embrace the latest technology for in line Cold Foiling and Cast and Cure.
The Compact Foiler will be supplied with two docking stations to fit on a new 6 colour KBA Press at Keystone’s modern production facility in Connecticut.
“We looked at all of the options available but felt the flexibility of the Compact Foiler’s portable module suited us best, as it can be used for both in line cold foiling and cast and cure” comments James Rutt, company President ” This latest technology will enable us to compete at the highest level, providing our customers with stunning, high impact packaging solutions at very competitive prices”
The CF1000 has the latest servo drive technology for the ultimate control of the film / foil throughout the process, producing high quality finished rolls for multiple passes. The peel tension is controlled automatically to provide the ultimate detail when cold foiling, fine print jobs at high speed.
The CF1000 has the following features:
• Portable module
• 4 foil saving systems
• Excellent rewind tension control for multiple runs of foil
• Large reel capacity (45000 ft / 24” Diameter) to reduce changeovers
• Safe reel loading at floor level
• Fits all makes of press
• Light weight press mounted turner section
• No contact on the coated side of foil above press to eliminate contamination
• Rapid installation
• Endorsed by several press manufacturers
Keystone are excited about the Compact Foiler purchase and are already planning an open house in the Fall to demonstrate the capabilities of the unit.