Pre-print Equipment for Textile Printing

The easiest way to produce high-quality screens

Laser Engraving versus Laser Exposing

State of the art Laser Engraving and Laser Exposing technology

SPGPrints' engraving technology has been the undisputed leader in the textile industry for over 30 years, offering a fast, efficient, high-quality and eco-friendly approach to imaging.

Laser Engraving technology

Over the last 30 years, SPGPrints has developed and delivered over 400 Direct Laser Engraving machines in the global textile printing market.

Direct Laser Engraving is a single step dry process – simply engrave your coated screen with your desired design and print. It eliminates costly consumables like film or ink, and time-consuming processes like exposing and washing.

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bestLEN - Direct Laser Engraving

The ultimate Direct Laser Engraving system

The bestLEN is the ideal platform for customers wanting to take their engraving department to new performance heights.  Faster, more efficient and higher quality: there are many ways in which our bestLEN can improve your business.

ecoLEN - Direct Laser Engraving

Enjoy the advantages of Laser Engraving at the lowest operational costs

The ecoLEN incorporates the same technology as the bestLEN, but at significantly lower investment costs. With the ecoLEN, you enjoy advantages of laser engraving such as a single-step, dry process and lower operational costs. If your business is growing, the ecoLEN can be quickly upgraded to full bestLEN performance.

Laser Exposing technology

Repeatable, consistent quality, reliability and high productivity - these attributes describe the core competencies of SPGPrints’ Laser Exposing technology. 

Laser exposing is the negative imaging of a screen using SPGPrints’ unique direct exposing technology. The entire workflow remains the same as with all other exposing technologies like film or ink-masking. This makes the system especially suitable for customers who already have this wet process but who want to improve their quality or output.

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smartLEX - Laser Exposing

The most advanced Laser Exposing system in the market

The smartLEX contains SPGPrints’ unique state-of-the-art multi-beam diode technology, combining perfect imaging quality with an unmatched lifetime. Multi-beam technology ensures high productivity with no limitations on quality.

Conventional pre-print equipment

In order to achieve a high-quality printing result, we offer a wide range of high-end conventional Pre-print Equipment such as:

  • coaters
  • polymerisers
  • climatisers
  • homogenous developers
  • gluers
  • light stands
  • unpackers
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Efficient, flexible and high-quality CAD software

Our bestIMAGE software makes defining and editing designs simpler than ever. This modular and user-friendly CAD software allows easy and efficient textile design development. Key functions include design, repeating, colour separation, stepping and trapping, colouring, texture mapping as well as simulation, calibration of colours and raster graphs in one integrated software package. 

The new software is an “open platform” that is fully compatible with both the ecoLEN, smartLEX and bestLen systems, as well as a host of non-SPGPrints engravers.

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Find out how you can grow your Textile business
with SPGPrints' Pre-print solutions

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