Comexi has launched its latest lamination technology: the ML2. A top range laminator designed under two key concepts – versatility and the highest productivity. ‘These are the pillars that best define this new laminator that, thanks to its ergonomic design, facilitates daily operations, maximising production,’ highlights brand manager Carles Rodríguez. ‘I like to call it the gadget machine, because is full of new solutions that will delight operators.’
This laminator can work with solvent based, water based or solvent free adhesives. It provides a wide range of lamination and coating options and works with materials up to 1530 millimetres wide and at a speed of 450 metres per minute.
It also enables all kinds of coatings and applications such as cold seal, heat seal, ink or varnishes. It has five easily interchangeable technological trolleys – gravure with open chamber, gravure closed chamber, solventless, flexo GL and semi-flexo – that satisfy all current market demands. At the same time, customers can configure the drying tunnel – six or nine metres with two or three independent zones – to respond to all their needs.
Specifically, the design of the Comexi ML2 began in 2015 after detecting an increasing demand for jobs with multiple solutions that required frequent changes. ‘This machine was designed to increase productivity; with this technology, changeovers can be done with the maximum speed and minimum waste,’ emphasises the Comexi’s lamination business unit director, Albert Chicote.
This laminator has a high precision register control system to meet the highest quality demands of the market. At the same time, thanks to the motorisation of the linear web guide and the Quick Front-Reverse Reading system, job adjustments are made with maximum agility and speed.
It has three roller nip technology that allows applying a higher pressure at a lower point of contact, thus obtaining a uniform pressure across the lamination nip, offering the highest optical quality and reducing breakage or wrinkle generation.
The Comexi ML2 is also equipped with other technologies that reduce downtimes. In this sense, it is fitted with two panoramic screens with latest generation software and graphics, and a user friendly touch design that facilitates its use and maximises efficiency.