• Year of Manufacture

  • Print Unit Info - chamber or roll, anilox volume, lines per inch and cell structure.

1) General Observations

  • General condition in/around the machine

2) General

  • 2.1) Doctor Blade Chambers - type of chamber & blade system?

  • 2.2) Inking Units - pump type, filter, bladder & low level ink detection?

  • 2.3) Rubber Roll - condition

  • 2.4) Oiling & Greasing - visual inspection, check maintenance records.

  • 2.5) Cylinder Alignment - check parallelism between plate cylinder to impression roll and Anilox to impression roll.

  • 2.6) Wash Cycle - auto dosed?, check wash cycle times & efficiency.

  • 2.7) Ink Retention - check returned ink efficiency

  • 2.8) Movement & Interlocking - check method, track condition, free movement, interlocking & alarm system.

  • 2.9) Mechanical Wear - general visual check for wear.

3) Anilox Cell Structure

  • Description - (original volume, lines per inch, roll material, cell angle & type)

  • 3.1) Ops Side - Land Area Condition/Cell Depth/Cell Volume/Ink Deposits

  • 3.2) Middle - Land Area Condition/Cell Depth/Cell Volume/Ink Deposits

  • 3.3) Drive Side - Land Area Condition/Cell Depth/Cell Volume/Ink Deposits

  • General Summary

4) Start Up/Running

  • 4.1) Colour change on machine start

  • 4.2) Register unit to unit

5) Comments/Notes

  • 5.1) Comments/Notes

  • Next Audit Due:

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