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F1 Basic

F1 Basic

The F1 basic is for flexo printing only, a universal flexo tester for use with solvent based inks, UV inks and water inks on a range of substrates.

Standard delivery time: 6-8 weeks
Article number: 421.000.100 Categories: , ,


The F1 basic is for flexo printing only, a universal flexo tester for use with solvent based inks, UV inks and water inks on a range of substrates.

The IGT F1 Basic is equipped with a number of preset / pre-selected standard printing conditions that will cover the most common test applications. This makes the F1 Basic a very user-friendly, reliable and consistent printability tester for flexo. The IGT F1 Basic ensures consistent results due to simple operation, low maintenance and high accuracy.

•High reproducibility
•Simple to operate
•Consistent results


Inking and printing sections
• Electronic control of printing force and speed
• Printing speed: 0,3; 0,6; 0,9 m/s
• Anilox/printing force: 100/150; 200/300; 300/450 N
• Maximum substrate thickness: 4 mm
• Printing width on substrate: 40 mm
• Print length ca. 500 mm
• Flexo mode only

Doctor blade
• Doctor blade angle: 60°, dragging
• Doctor blade pressure: 6 – 7 N

• Flexo aniloxes
– copper engraved, chromium plated, solid and 4 engravings
– Ceramic, laser engraved, solid
– Range of volumes

• Modern styling
• Simple operation; touch screen
• Reliable
• Low initial cost
• Possible to use many substrates and inks

Weight: 35 kg

Dimensions (HxWxD): 35 cm x 60 cm x 35 cm

Electrical connection: 100 – 240 V /2.5 AT / 250 VA / 50 – 60 Hz


Technical details

Weight:35 kg
Dimensions(H x W x D):35 cm x 60 cm x 35 cm
Main application:
Conformance with standards/ W-leaflet:ISO 2834-2 / ISO 2836 / ISO 2846-3 / ISO 2846-5
Water bath and temperature:
Speed range and modes:0.3 – 0.6 – 0.9 m/s
Forces:Anilox/printing force: 100/150; 200/300; 300/450 N
Substrate requirements:Flexible and rigid substrates, maximum thickness: 4 mm
Interval time and number:
Printing shafts type and options:1 shaft
Shaft positioning:Automatically
Lifting system:Automatically
Print length and width:ca. 500 x 40 mm²
Printing discs:Chromium plated in copper engraved
Ceramic laser engraved anilox discs
Various line rulings and volumes
Sector positioning:Automatically
Sector type and options:Exchangeable 156 – 171 mm diameter
Doctoring system:Doctor blade angle 60°, dragging
Dispensing system:Pasteur pipette
Pre-programmed tests:
Analysis options:Off-line with Print Target
Software updates:
Data export options:
Additional items:496.000.075 UV Dryer Aktiprint mini 12-1, 1 lamps, 500 W
496.000.275 UV Dryer Aktiprint mini 12-2, 2 lamps, 1000 W
495 Lightbooth with 4 lightsources (A, UV, D65, F10)
555.000.060 IGT Glossmeter G60 (60°)
Inks or liquids:
Inking speeds:
Inking programs:N.A.
Top rollers:
Maintenance:Yearly. The 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:432.000.100 F1
432.000.600 F1 Corrugated
439.000.100 F1UV
439.000.200 F1-LED-UV 395 nm
439.000.300 F1-LED-UV 365 nm
Measurement range:
Light source/ power/angle:
Shelf life:
Use life:
Description of property:
Power Supply Requirements:100 – 240 V /2.5 AT / 250 VA / 50 – 60 Hz
Guarantee:Standard one year
Space requirements:0.7 m²
Standard delivery time:6-8 weeks


You can download the brochure here.

Technical Details

Weight35 kg
Dimensions35 × 60 × 35 cm

Dimensions (d x w x h) cm

Conformance with standards

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Speed range and modes


Substrate requirements

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Printing shafts type and options

Shaft positioning

Lifting system

Sector type and options

Doctoring system

Print length and width (mm)

Printing discs

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Sector positioning

Additional items

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Inks or liquids


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Power Supply Requirements


Space requirements

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