This year Daetwyler SwissTec celebrates 50 years of the development of the lamella edge doctor blade… a breakthrough that allowed the doctor blade thickness and contact area to be maintained as the doctor blade wore down. Consistent print quality with a clean wipe and maintained tonal values were the result.
Daetwyler Technical Sales Manager Clinton Lovell, who is working with the sales team of Print & Pack Australia based out of their Melbourne office, is able to offer the complete chamber solution for all printing applications, be it gravure printing, flexo printing or the coating industry. He also provides complimentary local technical support to customers across the region in the flexibles, labels and corrugated printing processes.
Innovative high-quality MDC products
MDC doctor blades are engineered to fit the client’s individual needs, with a key feature being the specialised coatings. Continued research and development at SwissTec ensures ongoing improvements of products and the tailoring of their properties which enables customers around the world to produce the perfect print result.
The MDC Regular, MDC Advanced and MDC Expert trio of seals ensure the perfect combination of matching the end seal to doctor blade service life. They are engineered to ensure dimensions are correct, resolving many problems on press.
MDC Aqua Pure Anilox Cleaner removes tough stains left by all current ink types and lacquers reducing press downtime. The cleaner is water-based, fortified with a bio-degradable surfactant and VOC-free.
Implementing a solutions-based process
As a qualified flexo/gravure printer, Lovell has considerable real-time working experience in the printing industry, with 15 years across production management, process improvement management and technical sales and support.
His approach is to fully understand the customer and their business through a process – Analyse, Design, Implement and Measure, examining the performance issues involved, and designing and implementing a solutions-based process – a hallmark of Daetwyler SwissTec philosophy.
Together with Print & Pack, Clinton Lovell’s local support ensures that Australian customers benefit from the global expertise and latest innovations from Daetwyler SwissTec. “Whether it’s overcoming day-to-day printing problems, training seminars, press room audits, standard operating procedures or general process improvements, we can help find a solution!” he says.
Daetwyler SwissTec’s leading advice includes a handy Print Troubleshooting guide on their website – click the QR Code or contact Clinton Lovell on firstname.lastname@example.org or https://swisstec.daetwyler.com/en/