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Amedia Bodö gets retofit and closed-loop system from DCOS

Amedia Bodö gets retofit and closed-loop system from DCOS

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Kinna, July 8th, 2020 – In the past weekend the DCOS crew replaced the original drive and control system of the eight tower, single folder Tensor press at Amedia´s printing facility in Bodö, Norway. Two weeks of preparation cumulated in the silencing of the old systems from 2006 and the new drive and control system installed, tested and ready for Sunday production. Long days and hard work to meet the customers print schedule.

Roland Hutchinson (DCOS) and Trond Olsen (AMEDIA) running print tests.

Pasi Ylikankaanpää who was the first DCOS technician on-site says; ”It has been a couple of intensive weeks of preparations and minor retrofits steps to put us in a position to carry out the main system switch in such a short time frame. Good planning is the key. It rewarding to see the result of the effort and see the first live print job hit the street on time”.

The press was also upgraded with a new DCOS closed-loop cut-off system for eight webs.

The first ever installation of DCOS Closed-loop system was in Norway back in 2007. This order marks the milestone for over 200 DCOS closed-loop cameras installed in Norway.

“I´m pleased we have completed the project and our drive and control system is now top modern. The project has been intensive but right on time, I´m very satisfied with the close co-operation with the team from DCOS. The closest printshop is 6 hours away so its an understatement to say we are very dependent on a modern supportable press control system”, says Trond Olsen, managing director Amedia Bodö.

About DCOS Inspection System

DCOS Inspection Systems is a range of in-house developed camera based systems for the printing industry. The systems automate a majority of the traditionally manual quality adjustments made in the printing process. This in turn increases productivity and cost effectiveness as waste, start-up time, use of consumables and manning can be greatly reduced. At the same time a high and consistent quality is guaranteed.

DCOS Inspection System measures solid ink micro marks. Offline densitometric measurement of ink solid is proven in the industry for decades, it simple and stable. DCOS has reengineered the concept and developed an online high-speed solution adaptable to any press. This technology is optimized for best performance, repeatability and effectiveness. This is proven at installation across the globe.

About DCOS

DCOS offers custom-designed automated solutions with a focus on user-friendliness, efficiency and reliability – the aim is to maximize the productivity of the customers.

DCOS offers a new approach in operation and control systems, operator interfaces, production follow-up and camera-based inspection systems for new and printing press installations, including retrofitting of existing ones. The company has printing press customers across the world and operates a strong service organization based on a network of carefully selected and skilled agents and partners.




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Michael Spinner-Just


2020-07-09 11:08

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