The Comet CS has top-loading print cylinder design. This allows the user to pre-register the print units prior to printing for very fast make ready. This design also ensures perfect plate to material pressure contact without adjustment. 

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Technical Specification


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  • Performance driven print stations - converting track included
  • Laser engraved anilox rollers with helical gears
  • Rollers designed for automatic throw-off without loss of register when press stops
  • Print cylinders & high precision ground impression cylinders
  • Top loading cylinder design, engineered for quick change overs
  • Moveable turnbar for reverse printing 
  • Moveable delam/relam unit
  • Moveable cold foil unwind and rewind
  • Moveable pressure nip roller assemblies for cold foil and special jobs
  • Moveable cold lamination unit
  • Chiller impression cylinder with 37" circumference for short web paths
  • Unwind unit with pneumatic shaft and power roll lift
  • Corona unit for surface treatment of filmic materials
  • Web cleaner for surface cleaning of material
  • Web break detector 
  • Web guide with electronic sensing, splice table, and closed loop tension control 
  • Rail System, which allows the converting units to be moved to any print station
  • 19mm gauge steel manufactured print station side frames engineered to high precision tolerances
  • 25mm web stressed steel profile frames on die cutting stations designed for stability
  • Quick change tool-less ink tray, pneumatically released from print unit for rapid colour change
  • Designed and built for easy access to all parts. Easy cleaning, maintenance, and replacement. 
  • Running lateral adjustment (manual) mode
  • Manual circumferential register +(-) 25mm to move plate cylinder - CS3 model only
  • 360° circumferential servo register control - CS5 and CS7 models
  • Reverse angle doctor blade with fine adjustment 
  • SureMax UV units with step-less control. Can be fitted with Mercury or LED lamp heads
  • Hot Air & IR integrated dryers with independent temperature control for each print unit
  • Automatic self-cleaning throw-off without loss of register when the press stops
  • Automatic plate cylinder throw-off without loss of register when the press stops
  • User friendly control panel for each print and converting station
  • Metering roller
  • Stainless steel ink tray
  • Middle air nip roll
  • Air operated rubber roll
  • Pressure regulator and indicator
  • Ground steel pressure roll 
  • Video web inspection system with 17" monitor
  • Rotary slitting unit with two pneumatic slitting blades
  • High speed waste rewind unit
  • Rotary die stations with removable anvils as standard
  • Rotary die cutting sheeting station
  • Rotary Sheeting cylinder
  • Video Plate Mounter with dual plate mounting system to allow for conventional and Comet design print cylinders with pre-key registration system 
  • Sheeting conveyor
  • Tinting roller
  • Chiller refrigeration unit
  • Crush slitting & razor slitting
  • CE certified with full safety features


Schematic Drawing for a Comet Sprint CS370-9