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Media & Music Packaging

Background

Promotional and media applications like vinyl plate or CDs sleeves, wallets, jackets and digipacks were one of the first drivers of digital printing. 

Production details

Here you can see a sample of a media & music application for vinyl music plates printed on a Xeikon 3500 digital press.

  • Print dimensions: 635 x 320 mm
  • Substrate: Non primed standard substrates
  • Toner: CMYK plus extra 5th color
  • Finishing:  

The Xeikon 3500 has been the press of choice due to ability to print multiple versions without change over cost and unlimited creative options for short run production. Furhermore an enhanced printing effect by adding a technical colors such as UV reflective and integrated features for barcoding, serialization and versioning. 

Sample of a digital printed media & music packaging

 

What is the value of digital printing?

Digital production is the perfect solution for small volumes and exclusive versions. The excellent light-fastness is a very nice to have.

Furthermore digital printing with Xeikon offers you:

  • offset quality with the advantages of digital printing
  • excellent deinkability to support and ensure optimized recycling process

Which is the preferred digital press for media & music packaging?

The Xeikon 3500 digital printing press. The flagship in digital dry toner printing, which produces at true 1200 dpi for formats up to B2 stunning speeds while offering with its digital front-end full flexibility:

  • wide substrate range: coated and uncoated paper between 40 and 350 gsm (27 lb. text to 122 lb. cover)
  • B2 format or bigger: 516 x 730 mm (20.3" x 28.7") or 516 x 1000 mm (20.3" x 39.4")
  • high quality printing: 1200 dpi with wide color gamut and spot colors
  • top web speed: up to 19.2 m/min (63 ft/min)
  • handles production volumes: 1630 B2 sheets/hour

Which is the preferred digital production solution?

Below you can see an example of a full production set-up for media & music applications: roll-to-sheet line including a Xeikon 3500 digital press, a Web Varnishing Module which adds a high-quality UV or water-based coating for protection and a Pile High Stacker to accommodate longer print runs. Offline you can also see the die-cutting process. It is our complete digital printing solution, which comes with all the necessary components for seamless digital print packaging. 

Digital production solution with a Xeikon 3500

Events

You can see this application live in the following events:

Xeikon Café - Packaging Innovations