Adphos Goes Upside Down – First Inkjet, Now Rotogravure

Digitalisation is a subject that has now reached most industries. In print, the digital route has started in the eighties – with the introduction of laser- and inkjet printers in the office. Forty years later, inkjet print has reached the industry and speeds of 300 m / min are no longer impossible.

aNIR by adphos is used in inkjet print since 1997. Back then, Scitex, now part of Kodak, used aNIR to dry water-based inks on thermo-sensitive paper. Since then, adphos drying-concepts are used, when water needs to be evaporated – the faster the printer, the more ink is jetted, the more effective is adphos

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adphos Digital Printing GmbH supports TheIJC Düsseldorf!

adphos Digital Printing GmbH, one of the world’s leading experts in inkjet drying and curing, will be present at the 6th European edition of TheIJC (The Inkjet Conference) in Düsseldorf at the Crowne Plaza Düsseldorf-Neuss, Germany on October 29-30, 2019

adphos is supporting this event with our 25 years’ experience in thermal processing. Through the investigation and delivery of thousands of drying/curing projects adphos has gained a great depth of knowledge and application expertise. Enabled by sophisticated control mechanisms, the aNIR-technology allows drying aqueous ink onto

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adphos, profi-tec/profi-jet and MCS hosted industry experts at Open House Event in Bruckmühl, Bavaria

Bruckmuehl, June 2019

adphos Digital Printing GmbH, one of the world’s leading experts in inkjet drying and curing, hosted 45 experts of their respective industries during the adphos Open House event with focus on Digital Print solutions. The event took place on May 16-17, 2019 at the adphos headquarters in Bruckmühl, Germany. In co-operation with profi-tec | profi-jet GmbH, Germany, the European distributor of MCS Incorporated, USA, MCS’ high-speed inkjet-printing system the “TK1740” was demonstrated in conjunction with an adphos NIRWeb-IV-20. Furthermore, a single shed fed application

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adphos, Profi-Tec/Profi-Jet and MCS carry out Open House Event in Bruckmühl, Bavaria

Bruckmuehl, April 2019

adphos Digital Printing GmbH, one of the world’s leading experts in inkjet drying and curing, invites to an Open House event (May 16-17, 2019) at the adphos headquarter in Bruckmühl, Germany. In co-operation with profi-Tec | profi-Jet GmbH, Germany, the European distributor of MCS Incorporated, USA, MCS’ highspeed inkjet-printing system “TK1740” powered by an adphos NIRWeb-IV-20 will be demonstrated. Furthermore, a single sheet application will be shown in cooperation with Popp Maschinenbau GmbH and Palamides GmbH.

A focus on high-speed InkJet-Printing


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Current digital printing on HID’s – aNIR drying makes the difference

Bruckmuehl, April 2019 – At this year’s Hunkeler Innovation Days (HID’s) in Lucerne, the leading manufacturers of digital printing presses showed the latest inkjet-based printing and printing process equipment in live demonstration.

Even with new, specially optimized inks, primer treatments and / or adjusted paper grades, all systems, whether they are realized

  • by pure hot-air drying,
  • in combination of infrared-hot air,
  • in combination of hot air and a hot drum or
  • in combinations of infrared hot air and hot drum

show overdried, wavy printed products at high ink laydown.


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adphos expands its activities in the digital print market

BRUCKMUEHL, DE – February, 2019 – We are pleased to announce that since the start of this year Frank de Jonge has joined adphos to head the digital print segment within the company. Customers, partners and prospects now have an additional contact person within the adphos group.

In the 1990s Frank de Jonge developed his passion for digital print during his role as product manager in AEG Olympia’s headquarter in Germany. Following this he has held positions in Account Management and Business Development at Mitsubishi, Hitachi and Toshiba’s digital print divisions. Since 2006 he significantly

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adphos announces a special event – The adphosNIR-Days

BRUCKMUEHL, DE – September, 2018 – adphos Thermal Processing GmbH invites experts of the industry to inspect the updated generation of NIR-technology at the adphosNIR®-Days taking place November 15-16, 2018 at the adphos Headquarter in Bruckmühl, Germany.

New technology developments and several production systems will be demonstrated and are available for physical inspection before they will be delivered to our end customer.

The focus of this special event is the thermal processing and drying of metal-based substrates and components. adphos will also outline the special advantages

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adphos Demonstrates NIR-Instantaneous Inkjet Drying and Dr. Kai Bär speaks at TheIJC USA Annual Inkjet Conference in Chicago

At TheIJC USA Conference, April 12-13, the adphos group will demonstrate how adphosNIR® technology allows users to dry and cure water and eco-solvent based inkjet inks in fractions of the time, space, and electricity of conventional systems.

BROOKFIELD, WI – March 26th, 2018 – adphos will be demonstrating updates to its family of drying and curing systems specifically designed for improved post-processing and NIR-Instantaneous drying and curing of inkjet inks on temperature sensitive substrates at TheIJC USA Annual Inkjet Conference, April 12-13 in Chicago.

Robotically Controlled

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New adphosNIR-BAT-Systems
Best Available Technology in Coil Processing

In coil coating, galvanizing, pickling or other coil processing applications, the drying and thermal processes are key contributors to the healthy bottom line of business.

With more than 20 years’ experience in thermal processing, adphos Thermal Processing GmbH, is proud to introduce adphosNIR-BAT technology, the Best Available Technology in Coil Processing, which ensures the utmost in speed, efficiency, and profitability in coil processing – and guarantees the lowest CO2-emissions.

adphosNIR-BAT allows:

  • – Extremely compact and dynamic operations beyond that of all other
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Printing with inkjet? Drying might be crucial

By Eddy Hagen

If you have ever spilled your morning coffee on your newspaper, you know how paper reacts to liquids. The paper will swell, it will become wavy and even when ironing it, you can’t get the paper back in the original shape. So, what about printing with inkjet on paper? What is the effect of that ink on the paper substrate? And can we do something about it? These questions were answered during The InkJet Conference last year, in a presentation by Kai K.O. Bär from Adphos.

What ink drops can do…

A very basic property of inkjet ink is that you must be able to jet it. Which means that it must be quite … Read more