Daetwyler Swisstec is our doctor Blade supplier for Gravure and Flexo Printing.

Due to continuous research and development, Swisstec is successfully maintaining its leading market position and is constantly expanding.

MDC Doctor Blades are worldwide recognized for its high quality. Our comprehensive range of products of coated, uncoated blades and the variety of the tips configuration, allows us to be flexible and adapt to customer demands.

We provide experience with to achieve the best effectivity of printing on customer site by offering high precision and technical assistance.

We introduced the concept of longlife coated blades to the market; our capacity to analyze trends and demands allows us to continue innovating and lead as referents in the graphic industry.

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OUR DOCTOR BLADES

LONGLIFE

  • An all-rounder for every printing application
  • Very high service life in continuous printing
  • Reduces drag outs, streaks and hazing in gravure printing

GOLD

  • Perfect performance at all contact angles
  • No start-up time due to the technically advanced lamella profile
  • Reduces defects in the entire print run
  • Precise ink metering
  • Corrosion protection

SOFT

  • Our proven flexo printing product worldwide
  • Solvents and water-based inks are the product’s area of application
  • Surfaces are protected thanks to the soft coating
  • Reduces score lines on the ceramic roller
  • Corrosion protection

STANDARD

  • High quality European steel
  • The specially polished blade guarantees smooth and sharp doctoring
  • Available in all configurations

GOLDSTAR

  • High reliability due to the very hard base coating
  • Extremely high service life with solvent-based inks
  • Very gentle on anilox roller thanks to additional soft coating
  • Suitable for very abrasive inks and lacquers
  • Consistently high print quality and short running-in period
  • Corrosion protection

STAINLESS

  • Corrosion resistant
  • Especially suitable for water based inks, lacquers and other substrates with high pH values
  • Increased service life compared to standard blades

TIP CONFIGURATIONS

LAMELLA

  • Constant lamellar thickness allows even doctoring of the chrome cylinder
  • Tonal values maintained during the wear process
  • Burr-free, specially polished laminated contact zone allows streak-free printing

FLEXOLIFE

  • Specially designed for high speed applications with the best possible print results
  • Low blade wear
  • Fewer machine downtimes
  • Less ink spitting
  • Optimized colour output and less wear of anilox rollers

BEVEL

  • Increased stiffness – less blade wear
  • Available in various bevel configuration (see product)
  • Narrow contact zone allows for clean, sharp doctoring

MULTIBLADE

  • 3°-Multiblade, greater stability, lower bending at high pressure
  • Narrow blade contact zone reduces hazing

ONE-STEP

  • Reduces or eliminates ink spitting
  • Improved stability through increased material thickness
  • Suitable for high-viscosity inks
  • Thinner blade allows for clean and constant doctoring

Please ask our sales expert for more information.