The printing industry is under continual pressure to deliver high quality print, ever more quickly and competitively. Downtime between print runs costs money. Peristaltic hose and tube pumps from the Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group provide the performance and reliability the print industry needs.
Watson-Marlow products are engineered to meet the process needs of industrial fluid pumping in a broad range of industries. Watson-Marlow peristaltic pumps have no valves, seals or glands, and the fluid only comes into contact with the bore of the hose or tube ensuring that safe containment and no contamination of the pump or the process fluid.
Accurate ink dosing pumps in printing and packaging; Verderflex peristaltic pumps offer optimum performance to the printing and packaging industries. Combining the ability to self-prime, run dry and an ultra-fast tube changeover these pumps keep downtime to an absolute minimum. Additionally, the combination of the simple tube clamping mechanism and the low tube cost generates savings in by eliminating specialist tools and labour and by costly cleaning cycles.
Watson-Marlow offers a wide range of tube materials to ensure chemical compatibility with your pumped fluid. Reliability and long life will yield production benefits and reduce maintenance costs year after year.
Paper manufacturers are moving away from dedicated `make-up` rooms where traditionally they would mix their own dyes. Dyes are now delivered pre-packaged in totes. This creates a demand for a pump that can quickly and easily change from pumping one dye to another. With a Watson-Marlow peristaltic pump, the dye is contained within the tube so there is no need to flush between dye changes.
In addition, because the dye does not come into contact with any moving parts it will not damage the pump, reducing maintenance...