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Shelf Strips

Background

Shelf strips are a single-sided flat sheet work, mainly printed in color, which is applied to the shelf itself. Produced as standard as individual strips but can also be produced on roll.

Production details

Here you can see a shelf strip sample printed on a Xeikon 3500 digital press.

  • Print dimensions: 990 x 37 mm 
  • Substrate: 250 gsm paper 
  • Toner: QA-I toner
  • Finishing: Cut o size

The Xeikon 3500 has been the digital press of choice since shelf strips are essentially a single sided application. Moreover due to the high speed on high grammages, the Xeikon 3500 is ideal for running high quality images or fine text on heavy stocks. Additionally it provides a perfect compatibility of QA-I toner with varnishing or lamination for durability and luxurious finishing.

What is the value of digital printing?

The increased need to promote and differentiate next to more customization can be fulfilled through digital production. Increasing quality in digital color print, short runs, possibilities of store or regional specific campaigns, shorter turnaround is making it easier and more affordable to produce this kind of promotional material for marketing purposes.

Furthermore digital printing with Xeikon offers:

  • optimal imposition of your job and waste reduction due to webfed technology
  • offset quality with advantages of digital printing
  • 5th color station for brand colors
  • excellent deinkability to support and ensure optimized recycling process

Which is the preferred digital press for shelf strips?

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 shelf strips  including a Xeikon 3500 digital press and a Pile High Stacker to accommodate long print runs. It is our complete digital printing solution, which comes with all the necessary components for seamless digital graphic arts printing.

Digital production solution with a Xeikon 3500

Events

You can see this application live in the following events:

Xeikon Café - Packaging Innovations