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Two lines of six presses have been divided into three working groups, each comprising four presses 

 

PRINTING PRESSES

  • 12 manroland Colorman XXL 6-86 triple width presses
  • Max pagination 120 pages broadsheet, 240 pages tabloid
  • Max press speed 86,000 cph
  • 12 x 4:7:7 folders (6 formers, can stitch up to 3 separate sections)
  • 60 units - all 4 x 4 triple wide, 60 reelstands
  • Cut off: 578mm , Web width: 2211mm
  • Standard paper weight: 42.5gsm

NEWSPRINT HANDLING

  • 6 x Uveritas reel preparation handling 180 reels per hour automatically
  • Annual newsprint consumption estimated at circa 270,000 tonnes
  • 3,860 reels can be stored at any one time

PLATEMAKING

  • 12 x Polaris Platesetters with YUV laser diode
  • Haase VSL XXL plate processors
  • Nela punch benders
  • Nela automatic plate sortation
  • Max imaging capacity 220 plates per hour per line

MAILROOM

  • Mailroom - 12 Ferag lines comprising:
  • 3 MTS Multi Stackers each producing 30 bundles a minute
  • Mosca in-line strappers
  • Apollo spiral conveyors
  • 12 x High speed DAN Palletisers
  • Octopus Pallet Wrappers
  • 36 loading bays with rear end loading with easy access to the M25
 

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