Print Industry Insights & Solutions

Introducing a New Package Deal - The COMPLETE Visibility Pack

Posted by Lisa Allison on Jun 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM

QuadTech’s combined solution allows for 100% defect detection and instant correction!

Quadtech is pleased to announce a new product package, the COMPLETE Visibility Pack, to printers globally. The COMPLETE Visibility Pack allows printers to not only identify a wide-range of defects but also to take the corrective steps necessary to ensure no faulty product goes out the door.

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Topics: Quality Management, Chromere Color Management, Verispec Defect Detection, Rapidline Register Control

QuadTech vs. Q.I. Press Controls: Color Control Guide

Posted by Greg Wuenstel on Jul 22, 2015 3:16:00 PM


If you are looking into closed-loop color control, you are probably already aware of the advantages these technologies can provide in terms of cost savings and quality improvements to a newspaper printer. If so, your next questions probably revolve around figuring out which closed-loop color control is right for your business.

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Topics: Newspaper, Chromere Color Management, Rapidline Register Control

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

Autotron™ 2600 Packaging Closed-loop Register System Price Cost Guide

Posted by Michelle Kiekow on Jul 14, 2015 10:17:00 AM


Investing in an Autotron™ 2600 with ClearLogic™ Register Guidance System provides an integrated, flexible and cost-efficient tool for minimizing waste and improving print quality across packaging and decorative printing applications. A new generation of scanning heads lets you achieve complete control regardless of substrate, ink, or printing technique. What is the price for a new Autotron 2600 packaging closed-loop register system? Here’s a brief price cost guide. 

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Topics: Packaging, Price, Rapidline Register Control

Packaging Register Control: Integrated Ethernet vs Hardwire Connection

Posted by Jim Zaborowski on Jul 1, 2015 8:58:00 AM


How to reduce equipment costs and increase productivity in your packaging register control system

What should you look for in a register control system to reduce equipment costs and increase productivity for package printing? Register control systems that integrate to the press PLC through an integrated Ethernet protocol have many advantages over systems that rely on hardwired connections to control the press.

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Topics: Packaging, 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

RGS IV vs. RGS V vs. MultiCam: Why Upgrade Your Color Register System?

Posted by Mark Gerloff on Apr 24, 2015 7:02:00 AM


The QuadTech RGS IV color register system, introduced in 1986, and the RGS V color register system, introduced in 1990, used line scanner technology for color-to-color register control. These scanners were state-of-the-art for their time. The reality is that the printing world was looking for a system that locks on faster and produces better performance to reduce waste.

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Topics: Chromere Color Management, Rapidline Register Control, 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

How to Respond to Current Trends in the Printing Industry

Posted by Joseph Isaac on Mar 18, 2015 8:58:00 AM


In today’s business environment, the strong survive. To be strong, it is important to consider the appropriate investments that will positively impact your business both now and in the future. Now more than ever, printers are seeing more color requirements from their customers.


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