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In the pre-press arena Apex has an unrivalled reputation in the UK, having installed over 500 Computer to Plate systems nationwide. It has an exclusive distribution deal with Chinese manufacturer Cron for its CtP systems and plates.
Offset printing is still the most cost effective production method for all but the very shortest commercial print runs, and recent advances have made press/CTP combinations from Apex even more attractive. The advent of LED-UV has been a game changer for litho, as printers have woken up to the benefits of instant, clean, eco-friendly drying.
Whatever the format - from B3 to SRA1 - when a Ryobi LED-UV press is used in conjunction with the latest generation of low-cost high performance CtP systems from Cron, cost per sheet is minimised, turnround times are rapid, and the most profitable litho production workflows can be achieved.
• Max speed 16,200 sheets/hour
• Instant drying
• Stocks up to 600 micron
• 4 minute makereadies
• Around £1 per plate (B3)
• Unbeatable output quality
A unique compact machine which combines autoloader, platesetter and punch for the highest productivity and smallest footprint.
The H-series range combines fully automated plate loading with de-leafing and precision punching, providing a low cost easy-to-use compact CTP device which is easy to maintain - and has a footprint at 60% the size of comparable units.
The G+ series features the latest generation lasers and liquid cooling to ensure maximum reliability and fast throughput. .
Units can be operated as a manual load or combined with an automatic plate loader with a capacity of up to 500 plates, providing a fast and convenient flow of plates for the majority of printing applications from A3 to B1. Plate punching is built in to the platesetter which can support 3 sets of punch dies.
Thermal and UV computer to plate systems from Cron offer a high quality, low-cost solution in 26”, 36” and 46” formats.
Numerous configurations are available in addition to the standalone system
including autoloader, stacker and processor (UV)
Fully automatic B1 and B2+ thermal platesetters with inline punching options.