Avalon 8-up series

B1-sized CtP system

From entry-level platesetters to high-end computer-to-plate (CtP) engines – the Avalon 8‑up series of thermal platesetters for commercial and packaging printing has a best-in-class solution in store for every need. With their reputation for solid dependability, these CtP engines prove themselves in terms of quality, consistency and productivity, and they’re sustainable to boot.

The Avalon 8-up series features entry-level engines (N8‑30S, N8‑30XT) and high-performance platesetters (N8‑90E, N8‑90S, N8‑90XT). Simply select the engine that suits your needs in terms of throughput speed (from 24 to 70 plates per hour), features and scalability, and start boosting your business.

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Tailored to your needs

Select the throughput speed you need and add the automation options that fit your requirements.

Consistent performance and output quality

Screen rulings up to 340 lpi Sublima are supported.

Part of a total solution

We provide you with more than just a computer-to-plate engine. Our complete solution can include the optimum plate, clean-out unit, integration with the Apogee workflow and of course service.

ECO3's CtP system makes it simple for us to deliver superior print quality

Marco Zwaan, Managing Director - Zwan Lenoir
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Marco Kokkelkoren - Zwaan Lenoir CTP

As we need to dispose of substantially less waste with the Arkana, we clearly save money.

Klaus Huber, Managing Director - Holzer Druck und Medien
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Proven technology

While Avalon 8-up entry-level platesetters feature fiber-coupled laser technology to guarantee superior quality, the high-end engines are equipped with Grating Light Valve (GLV) imaging technology, featuring both the GLV itself and a solid-state laser diode bar. The result? A large number of beams, ensuring exceptional imaging speed and a low drum rotation velocity.

Industry-leading productivity

One of ECO3’s star performers, Avalon addresses the needs of large, medium and small-volume printers. Combine the Avalon N8-90XT and the Energy Elite Eco printing plate to reach an exceptional throughput speed of 70 pph. Most of the Avalon platesetters are also upgradable, and evolve with you as your business grows.

Sublime imaging quality

Avalon 8-up engines yield consistent, first-rate imaging quality of up to 340 lpi Sublima, depending on your model. Even entry-level platesetters outdo the competition in imaging resolution (up to 280 lpi Sublima), guaranteeing Avalon’s trademark excellence.

Automation – Make your choice

All entry-level engines feature manual loading, but they can be combined with a single or multi-cassette autoloader for increased automation and productivity. For the high-end Avalon N8-90 engine, there’s an advanced option: the Expert Loader, a compact 8-up pallet loader for full prepress automation.

Learn more about the Expert Loader

Plate loading robot

Plate loading of the Avalon 8-up and VLF models can be automated using a custom-made plate-loading robot.

Learn more about the Robotic Plate Loader

Perfectly upgradable

The Avalon 8-up can be upgraded to meet your expanding production requirements. Using the same base engine, you can upgrade from an entry-level manual machine to a high-productivity, fully automated model by simply adding modules.

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