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Welcome to KBA's virtual drupa box

Come in and explore our interactive trade show stand. Inform yourself about our comprehensive portfolio of innovative products and services and become part of our visionary outlook for the future.

Retrospective

To explore our product and service innovations click on the interactive elements of the trade show stand. Short video clips enable you to enjoy the highlights of our live demonstrations. Are you interested in more detailed information or wish to contact us directly?

KBA Rapida RDC 106

Rotary die-cutter for labels, folders and packaging

The Rapida RDC 106 gets your printed sheets into shape. Based on the proven Rapida platform, it offers cutting-edge die-cutting technology for a wide variety of products.

Add more efficiency to your day.

Live @ drupa: https://youtu.be/Srwibpd1fQk

Highlights

  • Rotary die-cutter
  • Fast cutting die changes
  • High-speed die-cutting at up to 15,000 sheets/h

Equipment

  • DriveTronic SIS sidelay-free infeed
  • 2 die-cutting units with magnetic cylinder
  • 1 creaser with magnetic cylinder
  • Cutting die and creaser change without tools
  • AirTronic delivery
  • Nonstop roller facility
  • ErgoTronic panel at the delivery
  • Pile table
  • Further options available on request

Service offers

  • Service Complete/Service Select/KBA 4.0.

KBA Rapida 105 PRO-6+L

Sophisticated packaging printing with ColdFoil Optima

The Rapida 105 PRO is a high-performance B1 sheetfed offset press for commercials and packaging. Inline print finishing is gaining importance in these fields in particular. Various types of coating and cold-foil applications are popular.

Add more brilliance to your day.

Highlights

  • Short makeready times through practical automation
  • ColdFoil Optima cold-foil module
  • Foil-saving MultiFoilUse

Equipment

  • Board package
  • Coater with chambered doctor blade
  • 2.4 m (7.87 ft) delivery extension
  • Fully-automatic plate changers
  • CleanTronic washing units
  • Non-stop lowerable roller rack
  • EES (Emission Extraction System)
  • KBA VariDryBLUE IR/TA dryer
  • ErgoTronic ColorControl/Lab/ACR/ImageZoom
  • QualiTronic ColorControl/LiveView/Instrument Flight
  • LogoTronic CIPLinkX
  • VisuEnergy energy management
  • Further options available on request

Service offers

  • Service Complete/Service Select/KBA 4.0.

KBA Rapida 75 PRO-5+L

Productivity and sustainability in B2 format

Equipped with similar features as the Rapida 105 PRO, energy efficiency in production and future-proof in the top performance bracket: The new Rapida 75 PRO.

Add more sustainability to your day.

Highlights

  • New B2 press with a raft of technology taken from large Rapidas
  • New KBA TouchTronic operating concept
  • LED-UV technology

Equipment

  • High speeds of up to 16,000 sheets/h
  • Sheet format 605 x 750mm (23.8 x 29.5in)
  • Additional CX package and TouchFree Guidance
  • LED-UV module with 3 interchangeable ports
  • 2.1m (6.9ft) delivery extension
  • Press raised by 225mm (8.9in)
  • Nonstop facilities at the feeder and delivery
  • Extensive automation with:
    • Central format setting
    • Fully-automatic plate changers
    • DriveTronic Plate Ident
    • CleanTronic Synchro
    • CleanTronic UV
  • Coating forme cylinder with quick-action clamps
  • EES (Emission Extraction System)
  • KBA VariDryBLUE IR/TA/UV dryer in the delivery and ALV
  • ErgoTronic ColorDrive/Lab/PSO Match/QualityPass/ImageZoom/ACR
  • QualiTronic ColorControl/LiveView/DotView/PSO Match/QualityPass/ColorView/InstrumentFlight
  • Further options available on request

Service offers

  • Service Complete/Service Select/KBA 4.0.

KBA Rapida 145-6+L

High-speed packaging production in large format

KBA is the technology leader in large-format packaging printing. The advanced Rapida 145 again sets new benchmarks at drupa 2016. Up to 18,000 sheets/h and its technical highlights make it unbeatable in its format class.

Add more performance to your day.

Live @ drupa: https://youtu.be/4OeCnWSrpX0

Highlights

  • Double-pile delivery with sorting function
  • KBA PileTronic – new logistics solution
  • Inline measuring and control technology up to QualiTronic PDF

Equipment

  • High speed of up to 18,000 sheets/h
  • Double-pile delivery
  • Automated pile logistics
  • Equipped for handling cardboard, heavy board and microflute
  • 3.9m (12.8ft) delivery extension
  • Press raised by 420mm (16.5in)
  • Extensive automation with:
    • Automatic nonstop systems at the feeder
    • DriveTronic SIS
    • DriveTronic SRW
    • Fully-automatic plate changers
    • CleanTronic Synchro
    • ErgoTronic PlateStretch
    • DriveTronic SFC coater with AniSleeve
    • KBA VariDryBLUE dryer (IR/TA)
    • Lowerable non-stop roller rack in delivery
    • ErgoTronic ColorControl/Lab/ACR
    • QualiTronic ColorControl/LiveView/PSO Match/Quality Pass/ColorView/DotView/InstrumentFlight/PDF
    • LogoTronic Professional
  • Job-specific energy consumption measuring
  • Many more options available on request

Service offers

  • Service Complete/Service Select/KBA 4.0.

KBA Rapida 106-8+L

High-speed commercial printing with LED-UV

The makeready world champion with speeds of up to 20,000sph and timesaving LED-UV on both sides of the sheet. High-quality finishing with inline quality control.

Add more quality to your day.

Live @ drupa: https://youtu.be/U37Uxm3OM9Y

Highlights

  • LED-UV technology in 4/4 printing
  • Fast job changing through simultaneous makeready processes
  • KBA QualiTronic PDF with colour camera before and after perfecting

Equipment

  • Up to 18,000 sheets/h in perfecting (max. 20,000 straight)
  • 3 LED-UV modules/5 ports
  • 2.4 m (7.87 ft) delivery extension
  • Camera system for sheet monitoring
  • Extensive automation with:
    • DriveTronic SPC
    • DriveTronic Plate Ident
    • DriveTronic SRW
    • FastClean UV
    • CleanTronic Synchro
    • CleanTronic UV
    • DriveTronic SFC
    • Anilox Loader
    • VariDry IR/TA/UV
    • QualiTronic ColorControl/Live View/PSO Match/Quality Pass/Color View/DotView/InstrumentFlight/ICR
    • QualiTronic PDF
    • LogoTronic Professional
    • VisuEnergy energy management
  • Further options available on request

Service offers

  • Service Complete/Service Select/KBA 4.0.

KBA PileTronic pile turner

Pile turner with automatic waste ejection

The KBA PileTronic PPUW is a high-performance, automatic unit for optimum pile preparation in industrial sheetfed printing.

Add more performance to your day.

Highlights

    • Substrate-friendly, automatic waste ejection
    • Fully-automatic pile preparation with up to 20 substrate -specific programmes
    • Easy assembly without a pit reduces costs

    Equipment

    • Integrated plastic conveyor track at loading and unloading
    • Adjustable pallet stop unit on the loading side
    • Automatic pile centring
    • 3 individually controlled rows of air blast units for venting the pile
    • Automatic vibrating function
    • Automatic removal and stacking of wooden palettes
    • Automatic feeding, turning and laying of system palette
    • Touchscreen operating panel
    • Safety features, such as a light barrier and protective fence

    KBA Sheetfed Service Innovation Lounge

    Customer-centered service products as a result of digital business transformation

    More than just a press manufacturer: with a broad spectrum of new and innovative service concepts KBA-Sheetfed Solutions presents itself as a competent service provider, experienced solutions developer and dependable adviser and partner on the road to peak performance of your KBA press.

    Add more KBA to your day.

    Highlights

    • Tailor-made solutions for printing plant networking
    • Data-based KBA Connected Services for enhancing press availability (KBA 4.0.)
    • Efficient energy management with VISUenergy
    • Select & More service packages
    • PressConsum consumables optimised for KBA sheetfed offset presses
    • Quality measurement and control systems

    KBA VariJET 106 Powered by Xerox

    For digital packaging printing without limits

    The KBA VariJET 106 Powered by Xerox integrates Xerox Impika® inkjet technology into the sheetfed platform of the high-performance KBA Rapida 106. The consistent modular concept combines the opportunities of digital inkjet with the acknowledged print and inline finishing capabilities of the offset process.

    Add more flexibility to your day.

    Highlights

    • Economically efficient production of ultra-short to medium runs
    • Reduced resource consumption, storage costs and waste
    • Absolute flexibility for test packaging and new campaigns
    • Fastest possible response to market demands

    Equipment

    • DriveTronic feeder with dedicated drives for ultimate ease of operation
    • Patented KBA sheet infeed system DriveTronic SIS for gentle sheet positioning with maximum alignment accuracy
    • Efficient print job organization for optimum data management
    • Prepress workflow provided by Esko
    • Water-based seven colour inkjet printing, 1,440 dpi
    • Energy saving IR/hot-air drying with KBA VariDryBlue
    • Perfect finishing inline, e.g. with conventional Rapida printing and/ or coating units, Rapida RDC 106 or Rapida RSP 106
    • Full preset capabilities at AirTronic delivery
    • Cutting-edge console technology – made by KBA
    • Integration into the KBA management system LogoTronic Professional
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    Outlook

    CEO Ralf Sammeck is delighted to explain his vision for the future, and how KBA-Sheetfed will become even more customer-oriented. In 2017 KBA will have enjoyed 200 years of providing solutions for the printing industry.

    We would like to invite you to help us continue this tradition and shape our future. What would make KBA a stronger partner for you? Please add your ideas and wishes in the comment box below.

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