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2012 Machinery Equipment Report

By Staff | 09.08.11

Buhler Inc.
13105 12th Avenue North
Plymouth, MN 55441
Phone: (763) 847-9900
Fax: (763) 847-9911

MicroMedia Mill

Buhler’s Line of new MicroMedia mills, ranging from 70 ml to 30.2 liter have been successfully introduced to North America. The mill can be used reliable with micro beads between 20-400 µm and with an extreme wide range of operating parameters, from soft dispersion to high-energy milling. Five mill sizes are available from formulation to mass production with a reliable scale-up.

Schold Machine Corp.
7201 W 64th Place
Bedford Park, IL 60638
Tel: (708) 458-3788
Fax: (708) 458-3866


Schold Machine Corporation’s High Viscosity, High Body, Low Temperature (HBLT) Media Mill is the first domestic vertical disk type mill to grind high viscosity, poor flowing bases of all colors. Its patent pending design promotes aggressive grinding, while doing it at the lowest temperatures ever attained by their previous mills. This design technique is even capable of grinding UV bases with the photoinitiator in situ.

Hamamatsu Corporation
360 Foothill Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Tel: (908) 231-0960
Fax: (908) 231-1539

Lightningcure LC-L5

Hamamatsu’s Lightningcure LC-L5 is a compact, lightweight UV-LED light source for curing UV inks, and is easily installed into tight spaces. It has a 20,000-hour lifetime and low power consumption. Choose from UV emission at 365 nm or 385 nm and irradiation area sizes of 105 x 10 mm or 305 x 10 mm.

Myers Engineering, Inc,
8376 Salt Lake Ave.
Bell, CA 94596
Tel: (323) 560-4723
Fax: (323) 771-7789

Model 550 Dual Shaft – Hot Melt Mixer

Hot melt printing ink mixers must address the unique temperature-dependent needs of this sensitive process. Myers has designed a dual shaft mixer with special vessel heat wraps and monitoring controls. The mixer is driven with a frequency inverter and equipped with a consolidated operator control station. An electric heating system aids in maintaining temperatures between 140°F to 200°F.

CB Mills
1300 Northwestern Ave.
Gurnee, IL 60031
Tel: (847) 662-4000
Fax: (847) 662-4003


The DYNO Mill ECM-AP provides smaller particle size with more consistent results. The ECM-AP is a fast, efficient mill for continuous wet fine grinding. The patented design ECM-AP produces high product flow rates with a range of viscosities. The ECM-AP works well with media as small as 0.1mm.

11625 Steele Creek Road
Charlotte, NC 28273
Tel: (704) 588-3371
Fax: (704) 588-3819

Phantom Proofer

The Phantom Proofer is high precision color matching device that will allow you to color match your inks before going to press, saving you ink, substrate and press time.

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