Hot Foil Machine, Hot Foil, 13X18 platen

 

PLATEN-Hot Foil Machine
13" x 18" ( 34cm x 46cm )

Hot Foil conversion- from ink to Foil

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The Heidelberg Platen has to be considered one of the most versatile machines on the market.

At B & H Print Engineers Ltd we have specialised in the last 25 years rebuilding these machines to a high standard.  Change over from hot foiling to cutting and creasing or embossing can be achieved in minutes.

 

 
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The basic system incorporates a single roller which is stepper motor driven giving total accuracy of foil pull. The distance can be set up to 320mm in increments of 1/10th of a mm. Foil usage is 400ft. on a 1" core ( 122 mtrs x 25mm core ).
Heat Plate: constructed from aluminium, which has 6mm drilled and tapped holes for die mounting. The plate is precision surface ground for accuracy. The final results are a lightweight durable heat efficient plate.
Control Panel: special built enclosure mounted to the machine, which can be turned to a position to suit the operator. The controls are accessed via a bespoke keypad and viewed by liquid crystal display. The functions are foil metering, foil alarm, step and repeat (upto 99 steps), and impression counter.

 
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The Heidelberg Platen is an extremely versatile machine, capable of undertaking a wide variety of hot foil print work, and is easily adjusted and reliable in its performance.

Further additional features can be incorporated in this machine, see "Options"

 
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Technical specifications for Platen 34 x 46 cm

Largest paper size 34 x 46 cm
Smallest paper size 8.5 x 10.2 cm
Heat plate size 45 x 30 cm
Maximum running speed 4000iph
Foil usage top to bottom 122m
Foil usage side to side 305m
Power requirement 3 phase neutral and earth  16 amp
Gross weight ( approx ) 4950 lbs ( 2500 kgs )
Depth including motor 2.08m
Width ( facing machine ) 1.48m
Height 1.85m