Print Industry Insights & Solutions

Register Guidance and Ribbon Control System Price Cost Guide

Posted by Jim Wodicka on Jul 21, 2015 9:34:00 AM


QuadTech's color register controls allow you to achieve salable copies in a minimum number of press impressions from startup—reducing waste, increasing savings and maximizing quality.

The Register Guidance System (a closed-loop color-to-color register control system) and Ribbon Control System (a closed-loop, print-to-cut and print-to-fold registration system) with the MultiCam® camera provides both circumferential and lateral color register control. MultiCam’s 30 Hz search rate allows it to find and maintain viewing of register marks to achieve and maintain saleable copy as quickly as possible.

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Topics: Cutoff, Price, Rapidline Register Control

What Is the Price to Upgrade to MultiCam® for Register Control?

Posted by Jim Wodicka on Jun 4, 2015 3:10:00 PM


Upgrading to the QuadTech MultiCam camera for register control, cutoff control, and ribbon control provides many benefits and advantages, but how much is the upgrade price? 

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Topics: Cutoff, Rapidline Register Control

Price vs. Quality: Why Low Cost Print Automation Isn’t the Best Value

Posted by Karl Fritchen on Apr 16, 2015 2:22:00 PM


At one point or another, everyone has struggled with a buying decision when comparison-shopping where price versus quality leave you contemplating a decision. You know the more expensive product is a quality item, but the lower-priced alternative has you thinking, “The price is too good to pass up.”


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Topics: Finance, Cutoff, Chromere Color Management, QuadTech University

2 Reasons Why Not To Buy a Web Press Idler Roller Off-the-Shelf

Posted by John Neary on Apr 15, 2015 10:54:00 AM


There was a time when idler rollers were a commodity that you could buy from one of many companies that sold them as standard products. While that is still true in many cases, as printers forge into other printing markets, such as packaging and digital printing, you must consider web press idler roll design more carefully than in the past.


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Topics: Cutoff, Chromere Color Management, Rapidline Register Control

RCS4000 vs. MultiCam®: Why Should I Upgrade To MultiCam?

Posted by Mark Gerloff on Apr 3, 2015 3:39:00 AM


Developed years ago, the QuadTech RCS4000 was a revolutionary product because it was the first cutoff camera to do both circumferential and lateral control. The QuadTech MultiCam, introduced in 2004, offers many advantages over the RCS4000.

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Topics: Cutoff, Chromere Color Management, Rapidline Register Control, QuadTech University