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Amsterdam H

Amsterdam H

Standard delivery time: 10-12 weeks
Article number: 721.000.301 Categories: , ,

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Automated multi-purpose printability tester dedicated to the Heliotest with a single printing shaft and doctoring system.

This unit is standard delivered with a camera and Heliotest analysis system as well as the complete test set to perform the Heliotest.

The Amsterdam range of Printability testers are equipped with or without integrated, camera based, analysis systems. The total range of Amsterdam’s consist of devices with one to six printing shafts for maximum flexibility of test methods.

The Amsterdam H is especially developed for the Heliotest and QC purposes. The unit is standard equipped with the integrated camera-based analysis system. Besides the Heliotest, the Amsterdam H can also perform a limited number of other test methods.

The Amsterdam H is capable to perform all tests of a Global Standard Tester 3-H, including combinations of constant and increasing speed in one test method.

The range of IGT Amsterdam:

  • 1 to 6 printing shafts, each can be equipped with a drive for printing in register if needed
  • Small interval times, up from 0,02 s
  • Small or large number of test methods
  • Easy to operate
  • With or without integrated camera-based analysis system
  • Optional in-line analysis software for pick test, if camera is applied
  • Export of scanned images and results if camera and analysis software are applied


Single printing shaft, constant speed, accellerating speed, combinations of both speed profiles in one test method, interval on multi-revolution prints, camera for image recording, optional analysis of pick ISO 3783, Heliotest, mottling, print penetration, IGT roughness and hydro-expansivity, doctoring station for gravure printing, user programmable, recording of test data and settings, export of data on USB stick.


Technical details

Weight:80  kg
Dimensions(L x W x H): 59 cm x 50 cm x 64 cm
Model: 721.000.301
Main application: Pick testing
Gravure printing
Colour and transparency
Print penetration
Mottle test
Set-off test
Toner adhesion
Conformance with standards/W-leaflet: ISO 3783-2006, ISO 2834, ISO 2836, ISO 2846, NEN 1836, NEN 1839, EN 12283, ASTM D7680
Water bath and temperature:
Speed range and modes: Constant speed: 0.1 – 4.0 m/s in steps of 0.1 m/s
Accelerating end speed: 0.1 – 4.0 m/s in steps of 0.1 m/s
Forces: 100 – 1000 N – step 1 N
Substrate requirements: Flexible substrates
Interval time and number: 1 – 600 s in steps of 1 s
Printing shafts type and options: 1 printing shaft
Shaft positioning: Automatically, programmable
Lifting system: Automatically
Print length and width: 5-50 mm wide, 10-500 mm length (sector dependent), programmable, depends on printing form and test method
Printing discs: Aluminium
rubber blanket
discs for specific test
Sector positioning: Automatically, programmable
Sector type and options: 180° sector with clamps, 360° sector without clamps with different coverages
Doctoring system: Standard at printing shaft 1
Dispensing system:
Pre-programmed tests: Pick
Print penetration
IGT Roughness
Density Colour and transparency
Toner adhesion
custom made tests on request
Analysis options: Pick ISO 3783, Heliotest, Mottling, Print penetration, IGT Roughness, Hydroexpansivity
Interfaces: USB portal
Software updates: Via USB
Data export options: Recording and export of images, settings and analysis results via USB
Additional items: 466.000.000 High Speed Inking Unit 4
408.000.200 IGT ink Pipette 0.01 ml resolution
408.000.400 IGT ink Pipette 0.001 ml resolution
441.000 Pick Start Viewer PSV
441.000.040 Delamination/Blistering viewer
Accessories: Heliotest set
hydroexpansivity set
gravure set
pick set
loose and weakly bound particles set
different printing discs for several applications
westvaco inking set
intaglio inking set
Inks or liquids: Pick test oils, pick inks, penetration liquid, roughness liquid, setting ink, mottling ink, density ink,
Inking speeds:
Inking programs:
Top rollers:
Maintenance: Yearly. 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: Amsterdam 2
Amsterdam 5
Amsterdam 6
Measurement range:
Light source/ power/angle:
Shelf life:
Use life:
Description of property:
Power Supply Requirements: 115 V 50/60 Hz or 230 V 50/60 Hz
Guarantee: Standard one year
Space requirements: 0.7 m²
Standard delivery time: 10-12 weeks


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Technical Details

Weight 110 kg
Dimensions 80 × 60 × 100 cm
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