Global Standard Tester

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The Global Standard Tester GST-2 has constant speed and is equipped with two printing shafts, with 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.


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 100 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:

  • IGT Toner Adhesion (EN 12283)
  • Colour / Density
  • Print Smoothness
  • Scumming
  • Mottle
  • Print Through
  • Fluff
  • Wet on Wet
  • Wet Pick / Repellence
  • Water Interference Mottle
  • Set-off
  • Heliotest
  • Screened Printing
  • Gloss
  • Ink Transfer
  • Imaging Carbon Paper
  • Wipe-ability Carbon Paper
  • Blanket Absorption
  • Embossing
  • Offset Printing
  • Flexo Printing
  • Gravure Printing
  • Intaglio Printing
  • Letterpress Printing

Printing Final Speed: 0.5 – 4.0m/s (constant)

Printing Force: 100 – 1000N

Maximum Printing Width: 50mm

Printing Length: 200mm

Number of Printing Shafts: 2

Doctor Blade System: Optional

Top Rollers: For Conventional Inks ; Rubber for UV Drying Inks ; 1, 2 or 4 segments

Interval Times: 0.1 – 1000s

Electrican Connection: 115 – 230V / 50 – 60Hz

Weight: 80kg

Dimensions: H: 580 x W: 465 x D: 485mm