Tailor Built to fit Individual Clients' production requirements
The Insignia machines are offered in a variety of configurations to best suit each users individual production needs. The machine is offered in three sheet size capacities; Insignia5 handles up to a 20x15" or 51x38cm sheet, Insignia6 handles up to a 20x20" or 51x51cm maximum, and the largest Insignia7 will run a B2 size 30x24" or 76x61cm sheet. Both Insignia6 & Insignia7 machines are offered in either a single or a dual magnetic cylinder configuration while Insignia5 machines are supplied as single, upper magnetic machines.
A single magnetic machine features an upper magnetic cylinder, which houses the flexible die tools, and a hardened solid metal anvil cylinder on bottom that is the cutting surface. On a dual magnetic machine, both upper and lower cylinders are magnetic and require a paired or male/female set of die tools. Both systems are always bearer-to-bearer systems, meaning the cylinders' gap is fixed and an operator cannot accidentally crush or damage a die tool.
A non-bearer version of the Insignia is available upon request as well, aimed at label producers processing kiss cut / half cut pressure-sensitive work. This non-bearer version allows the operator to raise and lower the upper magnetic cylinder, to make precise depth adjustments when kiss cutting to varying thickness of pressure sensitive liner. More information available under the 'Configurations' page.
Durable, Production-Grade Manufacturing
Built with a purely mechanical functionality in mind, the Insignia machines do not rely on servo motor timing or complicated electronic sensors to remain in phase. From the double sheet detector to the true "press register" system, the Insignia functions on a geared, chain-linked movement cycle, so the timing of the machine is ensured to remain constant day in and out. Utilizing flexible die technology, the Insignia machines are capable of being changed from job to job in a matter of minutes. Featuring a press-style register system and top suction air feeder, the Insignia can process a range of materials and stocks anywhere from 50LB cover weight papers all the way up to 24pt / 450gsm card stock or laminates, polymers, plastics, synthetics, or fabrics. Featuring a bearer-to-bearer cylinder configuration, it is impossible for an operator to crush a die tool on the machine. Each Insignia machine is built with 1.5"-2.5" / 3.8-6.3cm solid side frames housing each cylinder, and each machine weighs more than 3,000lbs / 1,350kgs.
Stacking or Stripping Delivery Options
The Insignia machines feature two different delivery modules to best suit each customers individual production requirements and demands.
A waste stripping unit is the first, this system will remove the skeleton or matrix from a sheet of die cut product using mechanical trim deflectors and air knives. This system is capable of removing the outer skeleton as well as blowing out interior hanger holes. It can also create lateral separation between rows of products onto a delivery table.
The second option is a high capacity receding stacker, which is designed to accept a full sheet of either kiss cut work, or die cut products that are tick-tied into the sheet to keep the full sheet in-tact. Both delivery systems are interchangeable on the machine within five minutes.
Unparalleled Registration Accuracy
Insignia machines feature a true 'offset press' system of registering on a sheet by sheet basis, so each sheet is individually pulled to a register point. Utilizing front head stops as well as a side pull guide capable of pulling to either the left or right side, the Insignia can achieve & hold register tolerances unmatched by rotary cutting machines on the market today.
Utilizing a top suction air-feed system, the feeder of the Insignia is capable of feeding a huge range of materials; from very thin In-Mold Label films to thicker 450+gsm card stock, and everything in between. Featuring a self-contained Becker air pump, the Insignia can independently effect change in the amount of blow as well as suction coming into and from the feeder, all without the need of a house-air line. With individually controllable sucker heads, the feeder can be set to accommodate irregular stock conditions such as curl in the material, or materials that do not stack evenly. A mechanical double sheet detector will ensure that more than one sheet of material is not sent into the machine per cycle, and is infinitely adjustable to any stock thickness. A static elimination kit is also available in the feeder of the Insignia to aid in feeding any laminated materials or plastic liners etc.