Global Standard Tester 2

 Article number: 412.000.000


GST 2: Multi-purpose printability tester with dual print shaft.

This tester has constant speed and is equipped with two printing shafts and has an adjustable interval time between these shafts. The tester offers the possibility to install an automatic metering system. With the help of accessories many paper and ink tests can be carried out for offset, flexo and gravure printing.

Standard tests:
• Mottle
• Toner adhesion (EN 12283)
• Colour / density (ISO 2846-1, -2, -3, -5)
• Chemical resistances (ISO 2836)
• Printing smoothness
• Scumming test
• Set-off
• Fluff
• Wet-in-wet printing
• Wet pick / wet repellence
• Ink absorption
• Heliotest
• Halftone screen printing
• Gloss (ISO 15995)
• Ink transfer
• Copying ability and smearing of self-copying paper and carbon paper
• Absorption of rubber blanket
• Embossing

This tester has constant speed and is equipped with two printing shafts and has an adjustable interval time in one and over more than one revolution. Doctoring system for gravure and flexo. Accessories for many paper and ink tests for offset, flexo and gravure printing.

• Possibility for installing a doctor blade and pneumatic metering system for tests on flexo ink, gravure ink, Heliotest ink and other liquids
• Constant printing speed
• Speed adjustable from 0.2 to 4 m/s
• Printing force adjustable from 50 to 1000 N
• Pneumatic printing force system
• Equipped with two printing shafts
• Interval time adjustable from 0.2 to 120 s between the first and the second printing disc, more stop positions and rotations possible so longer interval times can be realised
• Printing width maximum 50 mm, printing length 200 mm
• Computer controlled process
• Pre-programmed test conditions

Dimensions(L x W x H):0cm x 0cm x 0cm
Main application:Pick testing
gravure printing
Colour and transparency
Print penetration
Mottle test
Set-off test
Toner adhesion
Conformance with standards/W-leaflet:ISO 2834, ISO 2836, ISO 2846, EN 12283, ASTM D7680,
Water bath and temperature:
Speed range and modes:Constant: 0.2
Substrate requirements:Flexible substrates
Interval time and number:0.1
Printing shafts type and options:2 print shafts
Shaft positioning:Automatically, with instrument air of 6 bar
Lifting system:Automatically
Print length and width:200 x 50 mm_, overprint 270×50 mm_
Printing discs:Aluminium
rubber blanket
discs for specific test
Sector positioning:Automatically
Sector type and options:180
Doctoring system:Standard at print shaft 1
Dispensing system:Standard
Pre-programmed tests:Heliotest
Density Colour and transparency
toner adhesion.
Analysis options:Via external software PrintTarget
Software updates:
Data export options:
Additional items:466.000.000 High Speed Inking Unit 4
408.000.200 IGT ink Pipette 0.01 ml resolution
408.000.400 IGT ink Pipette 0.001 ml resolution
441.000 Pick Start Viewer PSV
441.000.040 Delamination/Blistering viewer
Accessories:450.100.710 Heliotest set
431.000.710 Gravure set
428.000.710 Loose and weakly bound particles/ Fluff test set
413.000.710.006 Intaglio set
different printing discs for several applications
Inks or liquids:Setting ink, mottling ink, density ink,
Inking speeds:
Inking programs:
Top rollers:
Maintenance:Yearly. The annual maintenance and calibration of the tester can be carried out by IGT Testing Systems or companies authorized by IGT Testing Systems. Information can be obtained from your supplier or the local agent.
Compatible instruments:414.000.000 AIC2-5
710.000.000 AIC2-5T2000
722.000.000 Amsterdam 2
725.000.000 Amsterdam 5
726.000.000 Amsterdam 6
Measurement range:
Light source/ power/angle:
Shelf life:
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Description of property:
Power Supply Requirements:115/230V/10AT/1000W/50-60 Hz
Guarantee:Standard one year
Space requirements:0.7 m_
Standard delivery time:1-2 weeks


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