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Sakurai & Natgraph Mardi Gras Of Technology Exhibit At SGIA

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(SCHAUMBURG, IL)  Sakurai is gearing up for its Mardi Gras of Technology exhibit at SGIA, October 19 -21, 2011 in New Orleans. Highlighting Sakurai booth number 3202 and making its North American debut will be its Maestro Servo Driven MS-80SD featuring and industry first optical camera registration system and monitor designed to improve registration and performance.

"Sakurai's MD-80SD servo driven cylinder screen press equipped with its new optical camera registration system will be operating in-line with Natgraph's new free standing electronic UV dryer to produce a unique, full color poster on 3 ml plastic demonstrating its capabilities for producing printed circuits, electronics and overlay graphics, said David Rose, National Sales Manager, Screen Press Systems, Sakurai USA, Inc. "The combination of the Sakurai cylinder screen press and Natgraph UV dryer presents the most precise screen press and efficient UV curing system for industrial and multi-pass overlay printing available in the marketplace today".

The ultra high precision 31 5/8" x 21 3/4" MS-850SD, operates at speeds up to 2,000 IPH and accepts stock from .001" to .0031" with precise registration. The Maestro prints on a wide range of substrates such as plastic film for electronic applications, membrane switches, display panels and touch screens, etc, as well as paper, board and foil.

"The Natgraph electronic UV cool curing system reduces power usage by 50% over conventional UV technology", said Alan Shaw, Commercial Director, Natgraph. This revolutionary system uses electronic power supplies with the following advantages over conventional transformers:

  • Selection of power output from 35% - 100% (by percentage)
  • No-substrate detector automatically switches lamps to stand-by level
  • Lamps instantly recover to selected power level
  • PLC control with unlimited recipe saving
  • Electronic ballasts 15% more efficient than transformers
  • 450 watts/inch (170 watts/cm) maximum power
  • 3.4 watts delivered to the substrate surface (Iron lamp at 100% - EIT Power Map)
  • Cool running with quartz infra-red filter system
  • Smaller electrical power supply required
  • Instant Iron/Mercury lamp change

Screenprinting-The Future 3-Day event
Prior to SGIA, a Sakurai MS-102SD Cylinder Screen Press and the full range of Natgraph curing systems with be featured at the Natgraph Screenprinting-The Future 3-day event in Nottingham, U.K. on October 4-6, 2011. To learn more, contact [email protected] or visit www.natgraph.co.uk. View the event video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9M8FTofoBY

To learn more about the Sakurai MS-80SD with optical camera registration and Natgraph curing systems, or to join the Sakurai mailing list, contact David Rose, National Sales Manager, Screen Press Systems, Sakurai USA, Inc. Tel: 847-490-4900   Email: [email protected]

To register for SGIA'11, go to: www.sgia.org


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