Emerson and Renwick Gravure Coater with Flotation Drying

Polygraphica are delighted to offer for sale a very rare and highly specified Emerson and Renwick Gravure Press with Gas Flotation Drying, manufactured only in 2013.

Very rare to the used market, this press cost £ 1,700,000 to install only 2 years ago!! The press has been in almost cleanroom surroundings and is in as new condition, with no signs of wear or tear.  The press is now available for a fraction of the ‘New’ price.

Please check out the full specifications and a small number of photographs below.

Year of manufacture: 2013
Machine originally designed for scratch-free optical quality coatings
Coating station 1 for solvent based coatings, stations 2 and 3 for aqueous coatings
All stations with 2 removable coating modules for coating on each side of web
Maximum web width: 510mm
Minimum web width: 300mm
Coating method: Reverse, Kiss Gravure coating with enclosed chamber doctor blades
Gas powered 3 station air floatation drying dryers of lengths: 2.125    4.375 and  4.375 metres
Automatic unwind/rewind for maximum 500mm diameter rolls
Secondary unwind with manual splice for interleaf material
LEL solvent concentration monitoring system
Film thickness measuring system
Dr. Shenk inspection system

Main substrates processed:
Material: A PET
Thickness: 30–50µ
Material B: Polycarbonate
Thickness: 30–50µ
Material – natural single wound Polythene
Thickness: 30µ

Maximum mechanical speed: 55m/min
Process speed range: 5–50m/min
Double side coating: 25m/min
Single side coating: 50m/min
Thread up: 5m/min, adjustable


Contact sales@polygraphica.com for more information on this hard to source press.

Emerson and Renwick

Emerson and Renwick

Emerson and Renwick

Emerson and Renwick

Emerson and Renwick

Emerson and Renwick

Emerson and Renwick

Emerson and Renwick


For Sale: Emerson and Renwick Wallpaper Printing Line

Polygraphica have avalable for immeidate sale the following Emerson and Renwick Wallpaper Printing Line.


Manufactured in 2001.

Maximum web width: 53cm

Maximum speed depending on product: 100 – 180 m /min

Web Guider Erhard & Leimer               Tension regulator

Air knife coating with humidity measure MSC Spectra Quad D300

Gas fired oven, length +/- 18m, 4 gas burners

Cooling drums x 2, diameter 600mm

Air turner bars         

Two printing stations Emerson & Renwick with head, extraction, electrical cabinet, pumps, infra red dryers

Cold embossing Emerson & Renwick

Surface printing station, can be converted to flexo printing with 6 heads electrical cabinet, pumps

Automatic register control Presstech

Gas burner drying oven, length +/- 15m, 3 burners

Cooling drums x 2

Creeper with static eliminator

Printing mark cutting unit with pneumatic transport

E & R Winder for big rolls and for 10m rolls

All technical manuals and available spares belonging to the machine will be available

Please contact Mike Kennedy at mike.kennedy@polygraphica.com for more information regarding the above wallpaper line.