About the Duplo DC-446 Automated Creasing Machine
The Duplo DC-445 automated creasing solution set the benchmark by which all current creasing machines are judged. The all new Duplo DC-446 builds on the proven DC-445 platform but with significant improvements to cope with the changes in the digital print market demands.
Newly designed automatic 8-belt suction feed system ensures the consistent delivery of sheets with no risk of marking. If using digital stocks with high levels of static, an optional air knife can assist with sheet separation. An optional ultrasonic double feed detector ensures only one document will ever be processed at a time with any misfeeds easily retrievable and undamaged.
Up to 20 creases can be placed along the sheet and can be adjusted in 0.1mm increments ensuring a high degree of positioning accuracy. An extremely high level of consistent accuracy during any production run is also assured with a tolerance of +/- 0.3mm. Furthermore, the creasing tool can be automatically adjusted up or down to three possible positions to accommodate different stock thicknesses and provide the best finish.
The 100mm feed pile height is complementary to the rated speed and minimises any re-load time. The combination of this capacity along with the top feeding design, means the machine offers exceptional productivity, allowing the operator to perform other tasks while the DC-446 gets on with the job.
Why buy the Duplo DC-446? For business owners
The Duplo DC-446 offers business owners a low cost high speed automated solution to the common problem of fiber cracking on digital media. The Duplo DC-446 Creaser has been designed to partner light production digital colour presses, though its ability to handle A4 sheets at speeds of up to 60 sheets a minute lets it keep pace with more productive digital presses.
The ability to crease up to 20 times in 0.1mm increments covers a huge range of product types that any customer might require. The electronically adjustable pressure settings for the crease tool further enhance the DC-446’s ability to handle virtually any stock type and still provide a perfect finish without ever breaking out your tool kit or reaching for a spanner. The DC446 is the perfect choice for any digital printer or copy shop who want the best, fastest, most versatile and reliable card creasing solution available.
Why buy the Duplo DC-446? For operators
The Duplo DC446 incorporates Duplo’s intuitive LCD display panel with touch button controls and memory function for up to 30 jobs for instant recall. As with all of Duplo’s creasing models the crease tool is electronically adjustable for pressure and the system incorporates two speed settings to ensure it can handle all stock types with effortless ease and with zero physical changes by the operator.
The Duplo DC-446’s predecessor the DC-445 was the first creasing solution to offer top fed vacuum technology which not only increased productivity but also hugely improved feed reliability. The DC-446 has built on this success by incorporating the new Duplo eight belt feed technology that has been pioneered on the hugely successful Duplo DC10/60i collator towers and proven to handle virtually any stock with ease. No other top sheet vacuum feeder has the same reliability of processing on a such a wide array of stock types and thicknesses, if you want the ultimate press go and walk away product than the Duplo DC-446 is the only solution you should consider.
- Fully automated card creasing machine
- Air feed technology with anti-static blowers
- 8 Feed belt technology for reliable feeding
- Ultra-sonic double feed detector as standard
- Bullet proof proven reliability
- Precision crease positioning with +/- 0.3mm tolerance
- Up to 20 creases per pass
- Lift out tools with options for rotary perforation or slitting
- 30 Program memory for instant recall
- Process up to 60 A4 sheets per minute (based on a single crease in each pass)
- Paper range from 110 gsm to 350 gsm
- 100 mm Feed pile height for unattended operation
- Optional rotary perforation and slitting tools independent of the crease tool
- Traditional rotary linear perforation tools also optional (8, 12, 24 & 52 TPi)
- Duplo’s intuitive touch button LCD controls for fast, easy setup
- Greeting Cards
- Book Covers (Ideal for Perfect Bind Covers)
- Layflat Photo Books
- Folded Leaflets
- CD/DVD Covers
- Perforating Light Papers such as NCR (Stock Dependent)