DC 500

Converting made easy

The GM DC500 integrates the most advanced converting and finishing techniques available today. When used together with a digital label press, this innovative unit gives professional label printers a complete and versatile solution for high-volume digital printing.

As digital label printing continues to grow, label-printing houses are realising the need for all-inclusive digital printing systems that provide value-adding features for producing fully finished labels. The DC500 from Grafisk Maskinfabrik offers the ideal solution. A complete converting and finishing unit, this product was specially created for use with digital printing presses. The DC500 can be set up as an in-line extension to a digital label printing system, allowing the web to continue directly into the converter from the digital press. It can also be used as an off-line converting and finishing unit for jobs from other digital presses or conventional presses. It can even function as a printing press for specialized value-adding solutions.

The GM DC500 integrates the most advanced converting and finishing techniques available today. When used together with a digital label press, this innovative unit gives professional label printers a complete and versatile solution for high-volume digital printing.

Technical Specification DC500
Web Width 100 mm – 500 mm
Max. Web Speed: Semi-Rotary: 40 m/min
Full-Rotary:   72 m/min
Substrate Thicknesses: 50 – 200 g/m²
Max. Rewind Diameter: 500 mm
Max. Unwind Diameter: 600 mm
Die Plate Repeat Range: 50 mm – 558.8 mm
Flexo Repeat Range: 254 mm – 482.6 mm

  • Modular platform for added flexibility
    Customisable to fit your needs, depending upon the specific application.
  • Precision cutting to reduce waste
    Print-to-cut registration in just one rotation no station; no station movement or mechanical set-up required; semi and full-rotary die cutting.
  • Speed and versatility
    Adjustable repeat lengths from 2” – 22.5”; line speeds up to 72 meters per minute.
  • Varnish finishing options
    UV flexo varnish station with registration; SUPER-gloss varnish capabilities.
  • Servo-driven web tension control
    Ensures accurate processing over a wide range of substrates.
  • Fully customisable and upgradeable
    Multiple options available to customise your system.
  • Easy web access and maintenance
    Cantilevered design.

  • Buffer for 3 minutes of operation (48 meters of storage)
  • RL14 roll lifter
  • Lamination station
  • Spot varnish (Servo registration system for spot varnish / glue / cold foil including roller)
  • Sleeve 10” – 19” for Flexo station
  • Splice table
  • Back scoring module (easy waste matrix pickup)
  • Waste compression roller
  • Extra rewind spindle
  • Ink pump
  • Hot air dryer (11.6 KW) External 1000mm / 200kg jumbo unwind
  • Shear knife station with 3 knives (replaces crush knife station)
  • Extra Flexo varnish with UV system
  • Extra full-rotary die station (for die cut or embossing)
  • Extra semi-rotary die station (for die cut or embossing)
  • 25” die instead of the standard 15” die
  • Corona treater
  • Kocher+Beck GapMaster PLUS
  • Conveyer system for sheet die cutting
  • Small external conveyer
  • Stacker for conveyer
  • Stork RSI silk screen with register system. (This includes a GEW UV lamp)
  • Sheet output module
  • Stacker
  • Extra die station

Media
 DC500