Introduction to Helios Plus Laser Technology for Textile Printing
Textile printing has always been an intricate process. The industry is constantly evolving and seeking ways to reduce production time while maintaining a high level of accuracy and quality. Enter HELIOS PLUS - the revolutionary automatic laser cutter designed specifically for large and grand format fabric printing.
HELIO PLUS is dedicated to textile printing and is designed and built with only fabric in mind. The machine handles fabric differently than multi-tool lasers and ensures that it stays cleaner and free of debris. Unlike other cutting machines, the HELIOS PLUS has no knives, blades or conveyor belts to replave, making it a low cost option for large scale fabric printing.
Saving Time and Reducing Costs with Helios Plus Laser Technology
HELIOS PLUS has been developed to save time and reduce costs for print service providers who deal with fabric printing on a large and grand format scale. This state of the art technology uses a specially developed scanning system that scans the entire bed within four seconds before starting the cutting process.
HELIOS PLUS is a versatile machine with features that make it stand out from the rest. The laser power is adjustable according to the fabrics being cut, ensuring constant quality with no yellowing, or burning of edges. The high speed conveyor belt system advances the fabric, keeps it flat, self aligns the fabric, eliminates waves on the surface, and ensures that the fabric is always straight on the table with no distortions.
High Speed Conveyor Belt System for Accurate Cuts
The high speed conveyor belt system advances the fabric, keeps it flat, eliminates waves on the surface, and limits operator involvement, ensuring an accurate cut every time. The software is designed to compensate automatically for shrinkage and distortion, eliminating the need for manual measurements. Fabrics are accurately cut on size with sealed edges, ensuring no fraying.
Technical Specifications of Helios Laser Cutter
The technical specifications of the HELIOS PLUS are impressive. The machine is fully automatic and is available in widths of 3.3 m and 5 m (130" and 197") with a cutting length of 3.3 m (130"). The cutting speed is up to 1.5 linear meters per second (60" per second), and the laser power is 120 W - air - cooled with no maintenance. The scanning speed is up to 1m per second (3.2ft per second), and the machine conforms to CE safety regulations. The precise measurements are calculated in the metric system, while imperial values serve as a reference.
Scanning System for Optimum Fabric Use
The scanning system in the cutting bridge speed up the set up process. The scanner reads the full width of the table while advancing, ensuring that the fabric is in place on the table when the scanner reads it. The fabric will self align when it is being fed on the conveyor belt, ensuring that the fabric is always straight on the table and that there are no waves.
HELIO PLUS is design for un assisted operation, meaning that after loading, machine will scan and cut a full roll of fabric without involving an operator. This allows for full roll scanning capacity, ensuring that super wide format prints can be read as a whole, even if their size is greater than the length of the table. This ensures that the stretch or shrinkage factor is applied over the full file and that the print is cut precisely on size and centered.
Automated Software for Compensating Shrinkage and Distortion
The intelligent software compensates automatically for shrinkage and cuts on size, eliminating the need for manual measurements. The versatile scanning system will cut according to registration marks or by scanning a printed contour. The machine has an integrated smoke vacuum system, safety barriers, and an extension table to pick up the cut pieces.
Features and Advantages of Helios Plus Laser Technology for Textile Printing
The Helios Plus Laser also features a motorised unwinding and edge control system, which ensures that the fabric is fed onto the conveyor belt straight and without and wrinkles. This system, combined with the self alignment feature, guarantees that the fabric is always flat on the cutting table, eliminating waves on the surface and guaranteeing an accurate cut every time.
Furthermore, the Helios Plus Laser is equipped with an integrated smoke vacuum system, which removes the smokes and fumes generated during the cutting process. This not only helps keeps the work area clean, but it also protects the health of operators and other personnel working in the vicinity of the machine.
In terms of maintenance, the Helios Plus Laser is a low cost machine to operate. Unlike traditional cutting machines, which requires knives, blades and conveyor belts to be replaced regularly, the Helios Plus Laser is designed to last for a long time with minimal maintenance. This means that print service providers can save money in the long run, as they don't have to constantly replace parts or invest in expensive maintenance contracts.
Finally, the Helios Plus Laser comes with an optional extension tabel and roll-up device, which make it easier to pick up the cut pieces and store the finished product. This is especially useful for large scale textile printing businesses that need to produce a high volume of fabric products on a regular basis.
Conclusion: Revolutionising Textile Printing with Helios Plus Laser Technology
In conclusion, the Helios Plus Laser is a cutting-edge technology that is revolutionising the textile printing industry. With its unique features and advantages, it offers print service providers a cost effective and efficient solution for printing fabrics on a large and grand format scale. Its advanced scanning system, high speed conveyor belt, and motorised unwinding and edge control, make it a versatile tool that can handle a wide range of fabrics, designs and patterns. Additionally, the Helios Plus Laser's low cost of operation and maintenance, combined with the remote assistance offered by Matic, make it an ideal investment for any textile printing business looking to increase productivity and reduce costs.
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