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OHIO Engraver Comparison

OHIO offers choices to suit your requirements. The following table shows what features and functions are available on our engravers. The indicates a standard feature. Please contact us for more information.

  Prism Prism Prime Spectrum
Vision 3 Engrave Head      
   Hybrid Engraving System Optional Optional Optional
   TranScribe Engraving System Optional Optional Optional
   Impact Engraving Optional Optional Optional
Engrave head Shoe and Burr Cutter Manual Motorized Motorized
Screen/Raster Range 20 to 200 L/cm 20 to 200 L/cm 20 to 200 L/cm
Stylus Angle 30° to 65° 30° to 65° 30° to 65°
Mid-Tone Correction      
Birth Certificate   Enhanced Enhanced
Tailstock Spindle Live Center Live Center Integrated Bearing
Headstock Movement Fixed Headstock Fixed Headstock Symmetrical
Maximum Cylinder Circumference 1,200 mm 1,200 mm 1,530 mm (1)
Max Cylinder Length: Shafted/Hollow 1,900/1,700 mm 1,900/1,700 mm See below (2)
Helio Match/DTG Match Optional Optional Optional
Engraver Dashboard      
Semi-Automatic QuickCell      
Automated Vista Test Cut (3)      
Automated Volume Test Cut (3)   Optional Optional
Auto Shoe->Stylus Alignment (Tip Cal)      
Automated Stylus Profile      
Auto-Engrave Job after Test Cut      
Carriage Linear Drive      
DocuCell Capturing System      
Vital Proof System   Optional Optional
Cylinder/Automation Options      
Motorized Enclosures      
Cylinder Supports     Optional
Circumference Verification     Optional
Auto Cylinder Clamping (Hollow)     Optional
Auto Cylinder Chucking (Shafted)     Optional
Cylinder Face Verification     Optional
Cylinder Runout Verification     Optional
Keyway Detection     Optional
AutoCon Crane/Scheduling Interface     Optional

(1) Maximum cylinder circumference:

Spectrum Compact, Packaging and Decorative: 1,500 mm
Spectrum Large Format per customer requirement
Prism: 1,200 mm

(2) Maximum cylinder length:

Compact: 1,400 mm
Packaging: 2,350 mm
Decorative: 3,600 mm
Large Format per customer requirement
Prism & Prism Prime: 1,900 mm
Prism XL & Prism Prime XL: 2,800 mm

NOTE: Maximum length depends on the cylinder fixturing selected. See Specification sheet for each engraver type

(3) Guaranteed for SA ≥ 37°, Styli ≥ 120°


OHIO Gravure Technologies in Dayton, Ohio USA designs and manufactures advanced equipment for the global gravure printing market. The Engineering, Software Development, and Manufacturing groups work to provide innovative solutions to improve quality and productivity, such as the award-winning Hybrid Engraving System. Our engineering specialty since 1980 is our sub-micron accurate cutting system (Vision engrave head). We provide installation and support for our electromechanical engravers and the prepress layout software Collage for gravure printing.



Ohio Gravure Technologies Inc
4401 Lyons Road
Miamisburg Ohio USA 45342
phone +1 937.439.1582

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