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Designed for QC Purposes

Dedicated to the Pick test, the IGT Amsterdam P is an automated printability tester with a single printing shaft and a camera based analysis system.

It is an integrated, camera based, analysis systems. The many standard test methods can be extended with user defined ones. The Amsterdam P is capable of performing all of the tests of the Global Standard Tester P, and the tests of a Global Standard Tester 3. This includes combinations of constant and increasing speed in one test method.

IGT Amsterdam P is especially designed for QC purposes. Ideal for in-line analysis of pick ISO 3783, as well as mottling, Heliotest, print penetration, IGT roughness and hydro-expansivity.

  • 1 – 6 printing shafts
  • Each can be equipped with a drive for printing in register if required
  • Very small time intervals, up from 0.02 seconds
  • Large number of test methods
  • Easy to operate
  • In-line analysis of several test methods
  • Export of scanned images and results
Weight 110 kg
Dimensions 80 × 60 × 100 cm
Analysis options Pick ISO 3783
Camera Yes
No doctoring systems 1
No printing shafts 1
Standards ASTM 7680, ISO 2834, ISO 2836, ISO 2846, ISO 3783-2006, NEN 1836, NEN 1839
Forces 100-1000 N in steps of 1 N
Interval time and number 1-600 sec in steps of 1 sec
Shaft positioning Automatic, Programmable
Lifting system Automatic
Printing discs Aluminium, Discs for specific test, Gravure, Heliotest, Rubber, Rubber Blanket
Sector positioning Automatic, Programmable
Sector type and options 180° sector with clamps, 360° sector without clamps with different coverages
Doctoring system Standard at print shaft 1
Dimensions (d x w x h) cm 59 x 50 x 64
Dispensing system If required, this will be delivered as an accessories set
Pre-programmed tests Density Colour and transparency, Gravure, Heliotest, Hydroexpansivity, IGT Roughness, Pick, Print penetration, Toner adhesion. Custom made tests on request.
Interfaces & Data export options Recording and export of images, settings and analysis results via USB
Additional items IGT Ink Pipette 0.01 ml resolution, IGT Ink Pipette 0.001 ml resolution, Pick Start Viewer PSV, High Speed Inking Unit 4
Accessories Different printing discs for several applications, Gravure set, Heliotest set, Hydro-expansivity set, Intaglio inking set, Loose and weakly bound particles set (Fluff), Picktest set, Westvaco Pick test set
Inks or liquids Density test ink, Intaglio ink, Penetration liquid, Pick test ink, Pick test oil, Roughness liquid, Set-off ink
Maintenance Annual. Contact Tendring Physical Testing
Power Supply Requirements 115 V 50/60 Hz or 230 V 50/60 Hz
Print length and width (mm) 10-550 length (sector dependent) depends on printing form and test method, 5-50 mm wide
Speed range and modes Accelerating end speed: 0.1-4.0 m/s in steps of 0.1 m/s, Constant speed: 0.1-4.0 m/s in steps of 0.1 m/s
Substrate requirements Flexible
Test method Colour/densitiy/ink transfer (W46), Fluff (W33), Gravure 180° (W67), Gravure 360° (W73), Halftone Printing (W45), Heliotest (W41), Hydro-expensivity (W89), IGT Roughness (W28), Intaglio W85), Linting (W44), Pick: IGT ISO 3783 (W31), Pick: Offset (Delammination) (W65/W75), Pick: PassesToFail Index & Curve (W86/W87/W88), Pick: Westvaco (W38), Print Gloss (W49), Print penetration (W24), Print Smoothness (W77), Rubber blanket ink absorption (W61), Rubber blanket roughness (W62), Strike through (W43), Toner adhesion (constant speed) (W55), Toner adhesion (increasing speed) (W56)

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IGT Amsterdam P Printability Tester