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The perfecting press. Speedmaster SX 102.


One pass productivity.

The Speedmaster SX 102 is our perfecting press that combines the reliability of the tried and tested SM series with the most innovative technology of the Peak Performance class. More than 35,000 users worldwide use the Speedmaster perfecting technology as an instrument for their success.

The Speedmaster SX 102 is the perfect investment in the future for commercial printers, publishers, and web-to-print print shops. The perfecting press in 70 × 100 format offers dependably high output in straight printing and perfecting with speeds of up to 14,000 sheets per hour. The precision of our unique perfecting technology and the outstanding sheet travel ensure consistently high quality on both sides, even with very thin substrates.

Get the jump on industrial printing production of tomorrow with Push to Stop: for the first time in the history of offset printing, you can now change jobs fully automated – from the last to the first good sheet, right up until production starts. The high level of automation and the intelligent control make operation extremely user-friendly and guarantee you wholly controlled and stable processes. They minimize makeready times, energy consumption, and paper waste, and by so doing increase your cost efficiency for long-term success.


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  • The CutStar roll sheeter with CAN connection combines the cost benefits of roll-fed stock with the flexibility of sheetfed offset printing.

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  • Short makeready timesAutomatic presettings based on format and printing substrate thickness

    Profile-controlled air settings for all substrate thicknesses are stored in a database

    High productivity

    • Speed-compensated, profile-controlled blower air for reliable sheet separation at all speeds
    • Automatic sheet arrival control for uninterrupted production
    • Venturi technology at the front lays for optimum sheet alignment
    • Fully automatic, pneumatic pull lay for precise sheet alignment
    • Multi-stage sheet monitoring system comprising package control as well as ultrasonic and pull lay double sheet control for maximum production reliability

    High user-friendliness

    • Control panel with touchscreen for intuitive and ergonomic operation of feeder and machine functions

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  • Short makeready times
    • AutoPlate Pro for fully automatic, staggered printing plate changes.
    • Prinect Inpress Control 2 spectrophotometrically measures and controls the color inline during production. The register is checked at the same time and readjusted if necessary.
    • Fully automatic, program-controlled washup device for blanket With tandem washup, the impression cylinder is washed fully automatically and controlled by software via the rubber blanket

    High productivity

    • Reinforced printing unit design and high-performance cylinder bearings for reliable sheet travel

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  • Short makeready timesColor Assistant Pro:
    • Automatic compensation of the ink fountain liner condition
    • Individual optimization of the ink presettings for different papers, inks, and printing conditions using a good sheet
    • Calculation of the ink presetting data on Prinect Press Center XL 2
    • Ink fountain liner protects the whole ink fountain including the metering elements for the fastest ink changes

    High productivity

    • The ink zones require no calibration, and therefore also require no maintenance
    • Modification of the distributor starting point directly on the Prinect Press Center XL 2
    • Program-controlled, speed-compensated Alcolor dampening unit with Vario function, reliable and robust for stable ink-water balance
    • Matt chromium-plated dampening distributor beneath the dampening form roller for homogeneous dampening film

    High user-friendliness

    • Fast and easy checking with Roller Check Assistant
    • Automatic ink supply with InkStar/InkStar Direct

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  • High productivity
    • TransferJacket Blue with a special surface seal for markless sheet travel and much less cleaning
    • PerfectJacket Blue with a special surface seal for outstanding quality in straight printing and perfecting mode and longer operating time
    • Pincer gripper with patented wing gripper technology from the Peak Performance class at the reversing drum for high productivity, including with very thin substrates
    • Suction bar with amplified suction, adapted from the Peak Performance class, for a straight sheet and therefore outstanding registration

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  • Short makeready times
    • Automatic presettings based on format and printing substrate thickness
    • Automatic positioning of all sheet guidance elements

    High productivity

    • Presettable, dynamic sheet brake accepts the sheet at production speed, straightens it, and decelerates it to the delivery speed under controlled conditions
    • Combination of the Venturi nozzle technology of the sheet guide plates and patented, aerodynamically designed gripper bars with a permeable profile
    • Delivery with fully automatic non-stop device for uninterrupted pile changes

    High user-friendliness

    • Additional delivery control panel with touchscreen and jogwheel
    • Automatic powder dust extraction with the CleanStar ensures clean working environment

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  • DryStar dryer technologyConventional drying for water-based varnishes:
    • DryStar Coating: Universal IR/hot-air dryer for presses with a short delivery for less complicated coating applications
    • DryStar Combination: Drying solution for the most challenging applications such as blister packagings in all production run lengths

    UV drying:

    • DryStar UV: Professional entry-level solution for print shops involved in packaging, label, and security printing
    • DryStar Combination + UV: Drying and curing solution for the most challenging applications in both conventional and UV mode and in all production run lengths
    • DryStar LE (Low Energy) UV: Dryer technology for the shortest production times for web-to-print products and short runs of 4/4 or 5/5-color jobs with coating and spot colors as well as special effects on (natural) paper
    • DryStar LED: Diode technology for the most energy-efficient production of web-to-print products and short runs with and without coating, including on special substrates, without the use of ozone and mercury.
    • DryStar Advanced: Software option for automatic dryer settings
    • All dryer solutions are available in fixed or variable installation positions (printing unit, perfecting device, drying unit, delivery)



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