Patent Number: 7,464,642

Title: Blanket cylinder for an intaglio printing machine

Abstract: The blanket cylinder for an intaglio printing machine comprising a plate cylinder carrying printing plates with engravings corresponding to a specific intaglio structure to be printed on a substrate, and cooperating with an impression cylinder, the blanket cylinder having at least one blanket on which the ink in the different colors is deposited by selector cylinders, each selector cylinder having reliefs with contours corresponding to the area of the intaglio structure to be inked with said color, the at least one blanket being made of several successive layers each with different properties.

Inventors: Schaede; Johannes Georg (Wurzburg, DE)

Assignee: KBA-Giori S.A.

International Classification: B41F 9/02 (20060101); B41C 3/08 (20060101); B41N 6/00 (20060101); B41F 13/10 (20060101); B41M 1/10 (20060101); B41F 27/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-12-16 0:00:00