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Roll to Roll Speed and Flexibility

PulseForge tools can be configured for either stand-alone web handling, or for
integration with existing web-handling equipment. These new tools can be used
for manufacturing R&D and scale-up, including for pilot line production of 
continuous-web products.

NovaCentrix offers the PulseForge 1200 and 1300 configured as a standalone Roll to Roll print and cure system as an $80,000 option. This low cost configuration offers entry into continuous manufacturing with pneumatic/electrical roll handling, precise digital tension control, digital web alignment, flexographic printing, near infrared drying, and PulseForge curing at speeds up to 30 meters/minute. Inkjet configurations are available at additional cost.

PulseForge 1200 and 1300 tools can also be configured for integration with existing web-handling or conveyor based equipment. These tools are used for manufacturing R&D and scale-up, including for pilot line production of continuous-web products.

Process conditions developed using the Roll to Roll configuration can be transferred directly for use with the full-scale PulseForge 3200 and 3300 production tools.

In place of the standard Sample Positioning system the Roll to Roll configuration adds:
  • Completely standalone with no other required modules
  • Integrated printing system, drying system and PulseForge® curing system
  • Process speed up to 30 meters per minute/100 feet per minute
  • Process width up to 150mm/6 inches
  • Digital tension control and web alignment
  • Integrated static suppression system
  • Robust and flexible PulseForge software with touchscreen control for tight process control
  • Accepts a variety of printing technologies including flexographic, gravure, inkjet or rotary screen
  • Optional inspection vision system available
  • PulseForge control software with integrated web control features
  • High definition multi-touchscreen
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • Flexographic (included)
  • Inkjet (optional at additional cost)
  • Slot Die (optional at additional cost)
  • Other custom configurations available
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  • Integrated near-infrared dryer
  • Variable power control
  • Discreet emitter selection for up to 6 emitters
  • Integrated lamp service access
  • Integrated web handling for web widths up to 150mm (6”)
  • Roll Diameters up to 500mm
  • Pneumatic Air Shafts for 75mm (3”) core
  • Sealed Bearing Idlers
  • Integrated Static Elimination System
  • Web handling speeds in excess of 35m/min
  • Electronic offset pivot guide
  • Dual ultrasonic sensors work with transparent materials
  • Color touchscreen controller
  • Electronic open loop tension controller
  • Ultrasonic diameter sensor for transparent materials
  • Electronically controlled pneumatic tension brake
  • Digital touchpad control
  • Integrated stationary sample tray for small sample or rigid processing
  • Water-cooled lamp
  • Water-cooled variant of 1200/1300 Strobe head
  • 1200 or 1300 Power variants available



About NovaCentrix

Headquartered in Austin, TX, NovaCentrix offers industry leading photonic curing tools, conductive inks, material and expertise enabling development and production of next generation printed electronic devices.

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