Colorsat Switch

”Waterfall” frames for base components

Sliding weighing scale with optional turning table

Versatile dispenser for narrowweb printers

The Colorsat Switch dispenser for label / narrowweb print runs impresses with its high technology in a modular design. Engineered to dispense waterbased, UV or LED-curing or solvent-based ink batches into 5-litre (~ 1,3 gallon) buckets, the system dispenses a four-colour 5 kg recipe in less than five minutes.

The containers with base inks can be directly connected to the dispenser, making it easy to comply with traceability and GMP requirements. For fast and dip-free exchange of base inks, all hose connections are equipped with quick couplers. The waterfall frames offer an easy way of storing and replacing buckets with base inks, while their modular layout has a space-saving small footprint. Handy features include a combined wet and dry cleaning unit, and a stainless steel dispensing area, for efficient housekeeping. And with a minimum of moving parts and easy access to key components, Switch is very easy to maintain.

Colorsat Switch
  • fast installation
  • easy to operate, clean and maintain
  • ink buckets can be directly connected
  • flexible arrangement of system and storage drums
Technical specifications
  • GSE Ink manager software
  • Max 24 ink components
  • Diaphragm pumps with smooth flow pulsation dampers
  • 15 kg (~33 lbs) weighing unit with 0,5 gram (0.001 lbs) readability
  • Sliding weighing tray for easily adding return inks and manual components
  • Stainless steel 316 pneumatic dispensing valves
  • Combined wet and dry automatic valve cleaning
  • Pump modules with circulation unit and air bubble mixer
  • Modular “waterfall frames” for storing buckets up to 25 kg (~55 lbs)
  • Dispense console including LED colour screen, PC, keyboard and mouse
  • Inkjet printer
  • Connection for remote access
Functional specifications
  • Viscosity: up to 2500 mPas (2500 cP)
  • Dispense accuracy: inks and bases ± 0,5 gram (0.001 lbs), water and solvents ± 5 gram (0.01 lbs)
  • Dispensing speed: 3-4 minutes for a recipe of 5 kg (~11 lbs) with 4 components
Hardware options
  • Spare parts
  • Low-volume component (connection for buckets)
  • High-volume component (connection for drums or IBC’s)
  • High volume component with extra large 18/5 valve (max. 4)
  • In-line filter units
  • Suction cages
  • Turntable to dispense in small openings, diameter > 25 mm / ~ 1 inch (e.g. jugs)
  • Barcode package (barcode scanner and thermal printer)
  • Smart UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply)
  • Back-up station
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