End Seals for Ink Chamber Unit.
In an enclosed doctor blade chamber system, the job of the end seals is to keep the coating or ink from leaking out of the ends of the chamber. Selecting the right end seals for your application is critical to achieve proper doctor blade seating and prevent leaks.
End seals are a vital part of the chamber doctor blade system to ensure accurate doctoring results, leak tightness, less cleaning, less machine down time, less ink waste.
The application for narrow web label printing compared to wide web flexible packaging production, coating and converting applications differ considerably and so do the design & requirements on end seals.
End seals are developed and manufactured in different versions depending on the machine brand & model, Ink type, printing speed, chamber geometry, substrate, final print product. All these are important factors for the sealing design and sealing material choice.
Doctor Blade Chamber End Seals are an essential component for the effective and efficient running of Doctor Blade Chambers.
North West Roller Services Ltd offer a complete range of high performance Chamber End Seals to suit all presses and OEM chambers.
Our made-to-measure seals, precision cut from high spec’ materials, are designed to outlast the competition and deliver outstanding performance.
Our End Seals are specifically manufactured to fit the chamber perfectly, reducing ink overload. We can supply High-quality end seals for different requirements and applications and provide Individual expert advice for your optimal end seals this increases productivity and product quality with the reduction of leaks causing downtime.
Version of seals available
- NEXGEN : EC : Economical Foam Seals
- NEXGEN : RS : Rubber Seals
- NEXGEN : HS : Foam with Teflon Inlay on Top (For Higher Abrasion and Longer Durability)
Seals are available for various Machines
- Windmoller and Holsher : Miraflex, Novoflex, Soloflex
- Bobst : 20six, 20Seven
- Extrusion Coating Line
Ink Chamber End Seals Key Features & Benefits
Fewer Blade & Seal Changes.
Significantly fewer Blade and Seal changes during print runs.
Reduce Clean-up Times & Waste.
Less ink leakage and dripping greatly reducing clean-up times and waste.
Reduced Pressure & Wear.
Reduced print pressures & therefore reduced wear on anilox rollers & doctor blades.
Consume Less Ink.
Reducing dripping and leakage means less ink or coating waste.
Ensure a ‘Leak Free’ Fit.
Ensure a ‘leak-free’ fit of the chamber to anilox.
Avoid High Pressure Settings.
Avoid unnecessarily high pressure settings.
Increase Doctor Blade Service Life.
Ink chamber end seals increase doctor blade service life.
Increase Anilox Roll Life Span
Ink chamber end seals will increase your anilox roll life span.