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Smart anilox roll 5. Take money from Harper Anilox roll 6. Maintenance of anilox roll 7. Simply ways to kill your anilox roll

COVER SLIDE

Harper Corporation of America
Harper is the only anilox manufacturer in the world with an ISO 9001 registered quality system. Both Charlotte, NC and Green Bay, WI are ISO certified. San Jose will be certified soon Harper is known internationally for “World Class Quality” anilox rolls and service

Harper’s Technical Services
Roll Audits Print Sample Evaluations Banded Roll Design And Testing Dr. Blade Evaluations Consulting In Plant Training Process And Quality Improvement

Harper Corporation of America

Charlotte, NC
Leading manufacturer of quality anilox rolls. Started by Ron & Katherine Harper in 1971. Manufacturing Facility: 4,500 square meters Houses 11 EchocelTM Laser Engraving Units.

Harper Corporation of America

Green Bay, WI
Green Bay Satellite plant opened in June, 1997. Manufacturing Facility : 2,800square meters Houses 2 EchocelTM Laser Engraving Units.

1. Harper Corporation of America 2. Harper Asia Pacific 3. Role play of anilox roll in Flexo. Press 4. Smart anilox roll 5. Take money from Harper Anilox roll 6. Maintenance of anilox roll 7. Simply ways to kill your anilox roll

1. Harper Corporation of America 2. Harper Asia Pacific 3. Role play of anilox roll in Flexo. Press 4. Smart anilox roll 5. Take money from Harper Anilox roll 6. Maintenance of anilox roll 7. Simply ways to kill your anilox roll

Anilox roll

Chamber doctor blade system

Plate mouting roll

Impression roll

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Mechanically Engraved Chrome
Original Anilox Technology Frequently Electro-plated with copper Engraving tool forced into copper or steel Chrome plating 0.013-0.025 mm thick Pyramid or quadrangular shaped cells

Mechanical Engraving

Mechanical Chrome

New Chrome Anilox Roll
Opening Depth Depth Wall or Land

Worn Anilox Roll
Wide Lands & Post Areas

Loss Of Depth Loss Of Volume

Laser Engraved Ceramic
Introduced in the 1980’s Coated with chrome oxide ceramic Ceramic coating 0.255 to 0.635 mm thick Ceramic polished to mirror finish Life is determined by the care given to the roll

Harper Laser Engraved Ceramic
Harper pioneered 60° engravings Proprietary laser technology 60° engravings revolutionized flexo print quality Harper developed new cell quality standards for cell shape, consistency and repeatability

Components Of A Cell
Cell Cavity Cell Depth & Volume Cell Shape

Cell Wall

60º
Post Area

Cell Angle

60º Hexagonal Engravings
1

2

60º

3

4

Selecting high quality anilox roll • Good cell geometry Thin cell wall Less post area Cell cavity: parabolic shape • Dept to Opening ratio • Smooth cell surface

Thin cell wall
1 นิ้ว มีความยาว = 25,400 ไมครอน Anilox 200 lines / inch =25,400 ไมครอน =25,400 ไมครอน Anilox 1Cell = 25,400/200 = 127 ไมครอน

Opening

Cell wall

Cell width

120 ไมครอน 100 ไมครอน 90 ไมครอน 80 ไมครอน

7 ไมครอน 27 ไมครอน 37 ไมครอน 47 ไมครอน

127 ไมครอน 127 ไมครอน 127 ไมครอน 127 ไมครอน

Components Of A Cell
Cell Wall

Cell Opening Depth of Cell

Typical Cell Profile Geometry's

Quad

Test Tube Parabolic Shape
Best Shape

Selecting high quality anilox roll • Good cell geometry Thin cell wall Less post area Cell cavity: parabolic shape • Dept to Opening ratio • Smooth cell surface

Development Of Depth-to-Opening-Ratio
100 microns

28 microns

D/O Ratio (%) =

Cell Depth (28) X 100% = Cell Opening (100)

28 %

Laser Engraved 60º

Qualitative benefit from Harper anilox roll
• C M Y printing on white background • High light printing

Qualitative benefit from Harper anilox roll
• C M Y printing on white background • High light printing

Selecting high quality anilox roll • Good cell geometry Thin cell wall Less post area Cell cavity: parabolic shape • Dept to Opening ratio • Smooth cell surface

Wide Cell Walls = Poor Ink Films
Substrate

Poor Ink Film Transferred To Substrate Printing Plate

Resulting Poor Ink Film Transferred To Plate

Anilox Cells With Wide Cell Walls

Thin Cell Walls = Flat Ink Films
Substrate

Smooth Ink Film Transferred To Substrate Printing Plate

Smooth Ink Film Transferred To Plate

Anilox Cells With Thin Cell Walls

Qualitative benefit from Harper anilox roll
• Solid white printing • High light printing

Current Depth-to-Opening-Ratio
Low Cell Volume Optimum Range

High Cell Volume

Today The Optimum Depth-to-Opening Range Is Based On Echotopography Volume NOT DEPTH!

Cell Volume Controls Ink Film Thickness
Heavy Anilox Volume Reduced Anilox Volume

TIR
• TIR - Total Indicator Runout, A measure of
concentricity and roundness. Measured on roll face as compared to bearing surfaces, A & B.

A

B

.1 mm A - B

3/10/97

Steve Tucker

40

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ขัด anilox เคาทําอยางนีหรือเปลาคา พีธวัชชัย ขา

• Chrome roll • Ceramic roll

• •

Engraving degree Line screen

• Component of cell

แลวเราจะไดอะไร จาก เลือกผนังเซลบาง , เซลรูปชามอาง,ปาก ชามรูปอาง, รอยตอ เซลเล็ก

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Laser Engraved 60º

Components Of A Cell
Cell Wall

Cell Opening Depth of Cell

Element 2: Scientific Anilox Selection
Depth to Opening Ratio: Between 23% and 33% Optimum is 28% Dot Dipping: Understand relationship between plate dot and anilox cell opening Prevent plate dots from entering anilox cells
A B Cell Depth (B) Cell Opening (A)X 100%

Plate Cylinder

Highlight Dot Cell Containin g Ink

Desired Ink Dipping Result Anilox Cylinder

Development Of Depth-to-Opening-Ratio
100 microns

28 microns

D/O Ratio (%) =

Cell Depth (28) X 100% = Cell Opening (100)

28 %

Current Depth-to-Opening-Ratio
Low Cell Volume Optimum Range High Cell Volume

Today The Optimum Depth-to-Opening Range Is Based On Echotopography Volume NOT DEPTH!

Development Of Depth-to-Opening-Ratio
100 microns

28 microns

ภาพบน ใช anilox Harper ชั้นหมึกหนา 28 ไมครอน ภาพลาง ใช anilox แบบ hard chrome ชั้นหมึกหนา 45 ไมครอน

D/O Ratio (%) =

Cell Depth (28) X 100% = Cell Opening (100)

28 %

New Chrome Anilox Roll
Opening Depth Wall or Land

ชนิดของ anilox roll

ความลึกของ cell ลักษณะการพิมพ ความหนาของชั้น anilox roll ที่ หมึก 250/lpi 21 ไมครอน 100 ไมครอน

Harper 21 microns พิมพสมผัสพอดี ั Anilox roll 30 microns แยกลูกยางออก Ceramic roll อี่นๆ จากanilox ประมาณ 1 เสน ผม Chrome 45 microns แยกลูกยางออก จากanilox Anilox roll ประมาณ 1 เสน ผม

115 ไมครอน

ถามจิ๊ง ถาติ๊นา ซือ Harper จะประหยัดหมีกไดเทาไหร ้
ความหนา ของชั้นหมึก ชนิดของ anilox roll 21 ไมครอน Harper Anilox roll 100 ไมครอน 115 ไมครอน Ceramic roll อี่นๆ Chrome Anilox roll

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Element 2: Scientific Anilox Selection
Depth to Opening Ratio: Between 23% and 33% Optimum is 28% Dot Dipping: Understand relationship between plate dot and anilox cell opening Prevent plate dots from entering anilox cells
A B Cell Depth (B) Cell Opening (A)X 100%

Plate Cylinder

Highlight Dot Cell Containin g Ink

Desired Ink Dipping Result Anilox Cylinder

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