Stepping motors control the positioning of print and anilox cylinders. Two speed modes (rapid and slow) are featured for forward and backward movement along precision engineered rotating ballscrews, which are pre-loaded for zero backlash.
Each cylinder axis is driven independently, giving complete control for accurate positioning and reduced downtime. Final micro adjustments are made using a mobile handset with a flexible lead which allows the operator easy access to view print make-ready.
The following features are incorporated in the print unit positioning system to improve press efficiency: