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InkStar and InkStar Direct - Automated Ink Supply.

InkStar gives you all the benefits of fully automatic ink feed without having to sacrifice the flexibility of being able to change the ink. The secret is the internationally standardized two kg cartridge. Practically all offset inks are available in these cartridges, which can be inserted in InkStar in just a few simple steps.

The InkStar system uses a sensor to continuously check the level of the ink in the ink fountain and adds ink from the cartridges if necessary, thus ensuring stable ink density from the first sheet to the last. Filling all ink fountains simultaneously shortens makeready times. The fact that cartridges can be emptied almost completely reduces waste and cuts down on costs and ink consumption.

With InkStar Direct, you can use a valve insert linked to a central ink supply instead of the cartridge. This enables you to use economy-size containers.

CANopen integrates InkStar operation in the Prinect Press Center.

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Heidelberg offers open and scalable solutions for all the challenges in the print media industry. For family businesses as well as for large industrial plants, for prepress specialists as well as for print finishers. Heidelberg is there for you at each stage of the process with state-of-the-art products and services. We know that our customers' success is our success. On these pages you will find some example configurations, which will make your business even more successful. Overview

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