GSE Dispensing has launched the new Colorsat Switch gravimetric flexo and gravure ink dispenser, which offers waste-free means of providing spot colors for label and narrow web production runs, regardless of ink set.
The dispenser has been designed for both speed and accuracy and to dispense aqueous, UV or solvent ink batches into five-liter buckets.
The Colorsat Switch features a dispensing unit and a control cabinet connected to a maximum of 20 base color components of maximum 25kg, stored by modular ‘waterfall frames’.
According to the Netherlands-based company, 200l barrels or 1000l containers can also be connected to the dispenser.
The Switch can be adapted specifically for dispensing solvent inks due to long-lasting hoses, fittings and pumps and a fully closed, pressurized control cabinet.
The dispenser is powered by the company’s Ink Management Software IMSTM, and mixes and dispenses a four-color 5kg recipe of water, UV or solvent-based ink in three to four minutes to an accuracy of 1g.
GSE Dispensing marketing director Maarten Hummelen said," The Colorsat Switch offers the safe, automated and universal solution to achieving the desired quality while removing ink waste from the process."