We offer seamless, in-the-round (ITR) flexographic cylinders that are laser engraved to meet your specific needs.

In order to provide the optimum print quality, all integral shafts and cylinders to be engraved at Luminite must be received in balance. Out of balance cylinders must be balanced to Quality Grade G 2.5 at 2500 RPM prior to processing.

Standard print cylinders are available, in addition to:

  • Coating/Flood Coat Cylinders (& Sleeves)
  • Pressure Cylinders
  • Back Up Cylinders
  • Ink Pick Up and Transfer Cylinders
  • Hot and Cold Stamp Cylinders
  • Tinting Cylinders

Print Cylinder Applications Include:

  • Flexible packaging
  • Labels
  • Pressure Sensitive
  • Embossing
  • Hot Melt Adhesives
  • School / Office
  • Tissue / Non-Woven
  • Gift Wrap / Ribbons
  • Shrink Products
  • Medical & Pharmaceutical
  • Corrugated

For a complete list of markets served, please see our Services page.

Details On Our Elastomer Print Cylinder Blends:

We offer in-house roll building/covering for elastomer products.

We stock 31 standard elastomer materials that are designed with ink compatibility in mind for your print. Open request, we can offer special, non-standard elastomer materials.

Our cylinders feature:

  • A finish diameter standard tolerance of +.002″/-.000″
  • A durometer range from 30 Shore A to 75 Shore D (+/- 5 points)

Flexographic Printing Cylinder Considerations:

Our capabilities include:

Minimum – Maximum Overall Lengths

  • Luminite Processed Cylinders: 1.000″ – 124.000″ (112.000″ max engraving width)
  • Customer Covered Cylinders: 1.000″ – 145.000″ (128.000″ max engraving width) – If Luminite grinding is required, maximum length is 124.000″

Minimum – Maximum Diameters

  • Standard Engraving: 1.900″ – 19.685″ (6.000″ – 61.842″ repeat)
  • High Resolution 5080 DPI: 1.900” – 17.000” (53.407 repeat)
  • Non-Engraved: 0.000″ – 24.800″ (0.000″ – 77.911″ repeat)
  • Standard TIR to 0.0005″

Maximum Weight

  • Engraved Cylinders: 1,600 lbs
  • Non-Engraved Cylinders: 2,500 lbs

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*All engraved sleeves, cylinders, and plates are CTP