Hapa redcube
Hapa Redcube print
With a Redcube from Hapa, you can print more data on less space and at higher production speeds.

Hapa Redcube and Redcube+

Redcube and Redcube+ – compact print modules from Hapa

Redcube from Hapa is a compact, digital UV Inkjet printmodule that uses UV ink that are hardened using a LED UV lamp and are free of solvents. Redcube can be integrated into any production process and can print graphics files, variable data, 2D matrix codes, symbols and barcodes on most materials when passed past the print head on a conveyor belt or as part of the packaging process.

Print photo quality at high speed

With a Hapa Redcube you can print in photo quality directly on lacquered and unpainted materials and components of many different materials such as plastic and metal at very high speed. The print is durable as well as temperature and moisture resistant and approved for use in both food and pharma applications.

PPS can integrate Hapa Redcube into a ready-made solution, or we can implement a Redcube in existing or new machines. We offer standard solutions where we print at speeds of up to 1500 plastic lids per min or labels with 60 m/min in full 4 color and with variable data and individualized artwork on each item.

Print technology with many options

There is now finally a fully digital alternative to the old-fashioned analog tampon print technology, which even prints in both a much higher quality and speed. Another great advantage of UV inkjet is that printing is done in the 4 basic CMYK colors, and based on these 4 colors, photographic color photos can be printed or most of the pantone color scale can be generated. If there are individual colors that cannot be generated or additional features are required such as ink that is only visible under UV light, Hapa print engines can be suuplied with up to 7 color channels.

Hapa Redcube uses Piezoelectric drop-on-demand (DOD) technology. This technology makes it possible to use a wide variety of ink types, as no heat is used in the printing process. Instead, the ink droplets are controlled by a crystal which, when applied with electric voltage, acts as a valve. This allows the print module to control different sizes of ink droplets down to 6 picoliters which gives a very high visual resolution in the finished print.

Hapa Redcube is a 1-color ultra-compact solution that can easily be integrated on existing equipment or new solutions. Hapa Redcube+ can be delivered from 2-6 colors and in various combinations of color channels and LED pinning and enables printing in full photo quality with a linear spped of 60 m/min.

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5 key requirements you will be able to meet by implementing a Hapa Redcube.

Hapa Redcube is easy to install, economical to maintain and efficient to use. A solution with Hapa Redcube is ideal for pharma manufacturers and packaging companies who want to implement or improve processes to meet five key requirements:

  • Anti-counterfeiting
    • Ability to print and mark at all levels of package components to protect the authenticity of the product.
  • Late stage customization
    • Redcube prints all text and graphics in one go, making it possible to print directly on pre-produced packages and directly in the production process. Late stage customization production reduces line changeover and downtime.
  • Track & Trace
    • Ability to print on all levels of package components to use Track & Trace solutions and thereby protect consumers of the end product as well as brand image.
  • Variable data printing
    • The full digital Redcube achieves “the highest barcode grading and small-marking footprint”.
  • Real time packaging information
    • With Hapa Redcube you can easily print QR codes and other data matrices directly on items and it can print more data in less space at high production speeds.

Application examples

Redcube print

Your advantages

Among other things, you can achieve he following benefits by printing with Hapa Redcube and Piezo DOD technology:

  • Long life of the printhead
  • Low energy consumption
  • Ability to print on a large scale and at high speed
  • Print directly on the product

Technical features of Hapa Redcube

Redcube can print on a wide range og materials and substrates:

  • Materials:
    • Blister packs, components, folded and glued cardboard, standing cardboard, foil, labels, pouches, bottles, ampoules
  • Substrates:
    • Aluminium foil, paper-supported foil, paper, glass, labels, PVC, tyvek, polypropylene (PP), polycarbonate, ABS, PET, LD/HDPE
Hapa Redcube can print on plastic items as well as materials that are hot, cold, rough, smooth, firm or flexible.
PPS A/S print and labeling solutions
With a Hapa Redcube you can print directly on labels.
PPS A/S Late stage customization article
Print directly on foil and blister packs.
Redcube  Redcube+
Technical specifications
Max print width 216 mm 144 mm
Max print length 400 mm 400 mm
Resolution 360 dpi 720 dpi
Performance
Max speed 27 (m/min) 60 (m/min)
Dimensions
Machine depth 190 mm 729 mm
Machine height 195 mm 430 mm
Machine length 70 mm 585 mm
Machine weight 50 kg 90 kg

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If you want to know more about how you can achieve all the benefits of implementing a Hapa Redcube, then feel free to contact us here.

PPS A/S service and aftersales solutions for customers

PPS Service & Aftersales

Uniquely for the industry PPS has its own service department, which is of great benefit to our customers. PPS service department has specially trained technicians with the highest expertise and experience. We offer a long list of services, including:

  • Installation and renovation of existing equipment.
  • Design of complete solutions; everything from the requirements specifications and logistics, to execution and validation.
  • Competent feedback on automation solutions or other type of production optimization.
  • Installing and/or moving entire production or packaging lines.
  • Training of technical personnel and operators in optimal use of the installed equipment.
  • Tailor-made service and aftersales agreements for ongoing maintenance as well as assistance in case of breakdown.

In addition, PPS delivers spare parts and consumables directly to our customers from own stock. Having our own stock ensures fast and efficient delivery, which minimizes any production downtime for our customers.

If you want to know more about our service department, please contact us directly or get more information here.