Squid Ink Manufacturing, Brooklyn Park, Minn., in partnership with Kwik Lok Corp., Yakima, Wash., released the new 905A CoPilot UV LED Printer, designed to be attached to the Kwik Lok 872 Automatic Bag Closing Machine, utilizing the CoPilot printer and UV LED Curing System built by Squid Ink Manufacturing and offering immediate cure time and clean, crisp codes on the Kwik Lok bag closure.
The CoPilot UV LED curing and printing system from Squid Ink offers accurate and consistent UV curing across a variety of commercial and industrial applications. UV cure ink is a non-drying, minimal-maintenance ink cured by LED light. This instant LED curing ink is impervious to environmental factors such as sunlight, water, moisture and temperature, and contains virtually no VOCs. The 905A CoPilot system utilizes easy-to-use software modified specifically for the baking industry for easy message programming and message recall.
The Kwik Lok 872 Automatic Bag Closing Machine enables the packager to close and label bagged packages with one machine at speeds up to 105 per minute. The system closes a wide range of product size variations. Striplok closures are available in many closure opening sizes to accommodate a large number of bag widths and film thicknesses. The 872 features an operating panel for speed control (0-105 bags a minute), a shift counter, lifetime counter and a manual cycle button.