MOM DD+ Pro: An Operator’s Best Friend
The MOM DD+ Pro is AV Flexologic’s semi-automatic flexo mounting machine. Not only is it extremely effective in manually mounting plates, but it is also partly automatic and thus, increases speed, accuracy and the company’s overall productivity.
What is the difference between the MOM DD+ Pro and the MOM DDS?
As mentioned above, the MOM DD+ Pro is a semi-automatic flexo industry-standard mounting machine. It is available in1300mm (52”), 1700mm (67”) and 2200mm (87”). The MOM DDS on the other hand is a motorized mounting machine. It is a cost-efficient alternative to the MOM DD+ Pro, comprising a width of 1300mm (52”) and 1700mm (67″). Although both machines possess some identical features, such as vertical moving cylinders and tables at fixed heights (eliminating the need to focus cameras), the MOM DD+ Pro possesses more advanced features, such as Windows 10 based mounting software for easy job creation and storage. The MOM DDS on the other hand has a basic PC with the possibility to enter the repeat size of the sleeve and the positions of the mounting marks. In addition to this, the MOM DD+ Pro has a higher level of automation compared to the MOM DDS, thus making it a more time-efficient and operator-independent alternative.
Why invest in the MOM DD+ Pro?
Although partially manual, the most significant steps in mounting flexo plates are automated. This is to ensure speed, convenience, and accuracy, without leaving room for errors. So what exactly does the MOM DD+ Pro have to offer to be considered a valuable investment?
Thanks to the pressure roller, it eliminates the need for hand-rolling and therefore, prevents air bubbles.
It provides a quality report by automatically checking the mounting marks after the plate is mounted and taking a snapshot
It requires less operator interaction compared to fully manual mounting machines.
“Of course I would recommend AV Flexologic because it’s a reliable partner and it’s a very good product. In the future, I see a lot of opportunities. We will still keep mounting on the MOM because we are very happy with it. I don’t think we will shift to another.” – KIVO
What are the key features of the MOM DD+ Pro?
Below are a few key features that give the semi-automatic mounting machine a competitive advantage:
Automatic HD Cameras
The machine consists of HD cameras that automatically move to the exact position of the mounting marks.
It helps place plates conveniently by indicating the precise position of the mounting marks.
Vertically moving cylinder
The cylinder moves vertically up depending on the repeat size of the sleeve. Thus, there is no need to focus the cameras.
To improve mounting quality, a pressure roller is used as a substitute for hand-rolling, thereby preventing air bubbles.
Overlay System (patented)
Once the first plate is accurately positioned, a snapshot is taken which can be used semi-transparently for the following plates.
To get an extended overview of all the key features, visit the product page here.
“The MOM 1300 DD+ has helped our company a lot. The machine is reliable and is easy to manage. We are satisfied with the machine, and interested to hear about any new AV Flexologic developments.” – Microplast
Does the MOM DD+ Pro have more features?
In addition to the aforementioned features the MOM+ Pro has to offer, there are several optional equipments that can be added to the machine to makes it less operator dependent and more effective. These are:
- TIR sleeve measurement system
- Automatic EasyReg detection
- Tape holder
- Cutting knife for tape and plates
- Sleeve tracking system
- Barcode scanner
- Shaft Coupling for cylinders
- Quality check w/ image recognition
- Image Recognition Software
You can learn more about the aforementioned options by clicking here and scrolling down to Options Overview.
What does the MOM DD+ Pro workflow look like?
The mounting process begins with the operator selecting a job from the job menu, thereby making the motorized cameras move to the mounting position automatically. The operator then manually positions the plate with the assistance of the laser pointers. Once the plate is positioned, the operator simply pushes a button to move the cylinder up vertically and lower the pressure roller. By using the foot pedal the operator is then able to rotate the cylinder, thus mounting the plate onto the sleeve. To verify the level of accuracy, the operator can check the position of the mounting marks on the screen. Finally, the machine automatically takes a snapshot and generates a PDF report.
“Of course I would recommend AV Flexologic because it’s a reliable partner and it’s a very good product. In the future, I “In 2012 they have installed the AV Flexologic MOM DD1500 and Demounter which help reaching this goal substantially. The MOM DD+ ensures a much improved mounting process that limits the downtime of the workflow. The Demounter contributes to the same goal, by quickly and safely demounting their plates Primopost saves time and ensures high-quality plates in storage.” – Americk Packaging
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