The Rapida 105 user can choose between the various KBA VariDry drying systems (IR/hot-air, UV, HR UV) depending on the job mix. Enhanced energy efficiency and sustainability are shifted into the spotlight with the VariDryBLUE option. Dryer control is always dependent on the pile temperature. The individual drying modules and also the lamps can be changed or replaced between all positions without the need for tools.
In the delivery the Venturi sheet guiding system ensures an air-cushioned travel to the sheet filing at high speeds for even the most sensitive of substrates. The suction roller with presuckers and adjustable speed decelerate the sheets and facilitates precise pile formation. The amount of powder metered depends on output and format.
Preset capability virtually throughout
The console is a further highlight of the new Rapida 105. The touchscreen supports ergonomic access to all press functions and the menu is logically structured and easy to understand. The preset capability controlled via the ErgoTronic console, a feature found in all Rapidas, coordinates the whole makeready process in every press model. The large wall screen for visualization of all press settings is another of its many new features. The JobAccess job changeover program coordinates various makeready processes at the push of a button. A remote maintenance module and a KBA LogoTronic production management system are all integrated into the console as well as optional measuring systems, such as ErgoTronic ColorControl (density and Lab measurements) or ErgoTronic ICR (register control).
Proven technology with enhancements
Despite the many technological features taken from the high-end Rapida 106, the new Rapida 105 perfecting press distinguishes itself greatly from its predecessors. Not only has the proven basic construction been enhanced by a new feeder and delivery and include some other technical and visual improvements. The new Rapida 105 is a cutting-edge sheetfed offset press in every way.