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Orange Proofer x3

Orange Proofer x3

Printability tester to produce colour prints with conventional and UV offset inks, with a 3-position printing shaft for three densities of three colours on the same strip.

Standard delivery time: 4-6 weeks
Article number: 419.000.000 Categories: , , ,


Orange Proofer x3: Printability tester to produce colour prints with conventional and UV offset inks.

Dedicated tester to produce colour prints of conventional and UV offset inks. Also available in a version with a 3-position printing shaft for three densities of three colours on the same strip.
•High reproducibility
•Simple to operate
•Consistent results

The IGT Orange Proofer for offset inks, low cost & easy to operate!

For ad-hoc tests the Orange Proofer is the most efficient method of checking the colour of offset inks on various substrates.
IGT has been very successful in supplying printability testers for Flexo, Gravure and Offset inks to various industries around the world. Because of the large demand for a low cost, easy to operate printability tester for offset inks, IGT has developed the IGT Orange Proofer for highly reproducible results in those cases where the tester is not used 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. For the heavy-duty applications the use of the C1 tester is recommended.
•Printing unit with impression cylinder and printing disc, 400 g, covered with rubber blanket for conventional inks
•Adjustable printing force between 100 N and 900 N
•Speed: 0.3 m/s
•Inking unit with two aluminium drums and top roller for conventional inks

Today many printers have their own printing ink kitchen where they can use the Orange Proofer to produce colour strips to check the quality of the ink on the substrate that will be used on the printing presses. In this way a quick check of the ink-matching can be obtained. For more accuracy the IGT Ink Pipette is strongly recommended.

The ink is applied to the top roller of the inking unit. It only takes 30 s to distribute the ink. After the ink is distributed, the printing disc is positioned on the top roller. The inking time of the printing disc takes only 15 s. After inking-in the printing disc, it is placed on the printing shaft. The substrate is attached to the substrate carrier and placed underneath the shaft of the printing disc. After the printing force has been applied, the print is made automatically.


Device can print three prints side by side, but can also print colour strips of 50 mm width. Printing force is motorized set using push buttons.

The best choice if the force is changed regularly, when different substrates and inks will be used.

Inking section
•Total inked area 720 cm²
•Two aluminium drums with top roller
•Both aluminium drums driven for easy cleaning
•Short inking time: inking 30 s and printing disc 15 s
•Short cleaning time
•Independent drive

Top rollers
•For conventional inks
•Rubber for UV-curing inks

Printing discs
•Printing width: 15, 35, 50 mm
•Print length : 200 mm
•Weight: < 160 g for most of the available discs

•Rubber, 65 Shore A, for conventional links
•Rubber blanket, for conventional inks
•Rubber, 65 Shore A, for UV-curing inks
•Rubber blanket for UV-curing inks

•Complies with EC directives
•Modern styling
•Inking and printing on a single appliance
•Simple operation
•Repeatable and reproducible results
•Low initial cost
•Possible to use many substrates and inks
•Easily movable
•Detailed instructions for use

Weight: 25 kg
Size: 32 cm x 62 cm x 35 cm
Electrical rating: 115/230 V – 50/60 Hz


Technical details

Weight: 25 kg
Dimensions(L x W x H): 32 cm x 65 cm x 35 cm
Model: 419.000.000
Main application: Measuring colour with colour measuring systems
spectrophotometers visual appraisal density measurements
including establishing tolerances determination of coverage
scratch resistance
wear resistance
adhesion and gloss
ink transfer (in g/m²)
Conformance with standards/W-leaflet: ISO 2834, ISO 2846, ISO 12647 and ASTM 7680
Water bath and temperature:
Speed range and modes: Constant: 0.3 m/s
Forces: 100 – 900 N
Substrate requirements: Can print on all types of coated and uncoated materials:Paper, board, plastic film, cellophane, laminate, metals, etc.
Interval time and number:
Printing shafts type and options: 1 printshaft
Shaft positioning:
Lifting system: Manually
Print length and width: 3 strips of 200 x 15 mm² next to eachother
Printing discs: Standard delivered with rubber blanket 50 mm printing disc of 350 gr. Other available discs are aluminium, rubber blanket for conventional or UV inks and rubber for conventional or UV inks.
Sector positioning:
Sector type and options:
Doctoring system:
Dispensing system:
Pre-programmed tests:
Analysis options:
Software updates:
Data export options:
Additional items: 408.000.200 IGT ink Pipette 0.01 ml resolution
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496.000.275 UV Dryer Aktiprint mini 12-1, 2 lamps, 1000 W
495 Lightbooth with 4 lightsources (A, UV, D65, F10)
555.000.060 IGT Glossmeter G60 (60°)
Accessories: Gloss set W71
standard inks
Inks or liquids:
Inking speeds:
Inking programs:
Top rollers: Rubber for conventional inks
Rubber for UV-inks
Maintenance: For average use a service check once a year is recommended. The annual maintenance and calibration of the tester can be carried out by IGT Testing Systems or companies authorized by IGT Testing Systems. Information can be obtained from your supplier or the local agent
Compatible instruments: 417.000.000 Orange Proofer
418.000.000 Orange Proofer M
423.000.000 Orange Proofer 70
425.000.000 C1
426.000.000 C1-5
429.000.000 C1-7
Measurement range: 0.5 – 4.0 µm
Light source/ power/angle:
Shelf life:
Use life:
Description of property:
Power Supply Requirements: 115/230 V – 50/60 Hz
Guarantee: Standard one year
Space requirements: 0.7 m²
Standard delivery time: 4-6 weeks


You can download the brochure here.

Technical Details

Weight 25 kg
Dimensions 32 × 65 × 35 cm

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