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Highcon Launches Consumables for Its Digital Cutting, Creasing Machines

YAVNE, Israel – October 12, 2018 – Highcon has announced the launch of a new range of consumables for the company’s digital cutting and creasing machines. Following in-depth analysis of customers’ usage and implementation of the Highcon Euclid and Beam machines around the globe, producing a wide range of applications, the Customer Success department learned that the majority of customers produce short to medium run lengths where setup time is critical to productivity. Many also requested the ability to re-use the Highcon DART foils, on which the creases are written, for repeat jobs. This has led to the development of two new consumables lines: Highcon DART Premium and Highcon DART Economy consumables. The Highcon DART technology, implemented in the DART resin, DART foils and DART counter, opens up a wide range of digital potential to the previously analogue process. The digitally driven rule shape (geometry – cross section) and dimensions (height vs width) can now be automatically adapted, and if necessary, by grain direction, depending on the application or substrate thickness. Also, since there is no die-cutting form and the two processes of cutting and creas...