Control Upgrade FAQs
Welcome to our Control Upgrades FAQ page!
Upgrading your control systems is an important investment that can improve the efficiency, productivity, and safety of your operations.
However, we understand that you may have some questions about the process, benefits, and outcomes of control upgrades. That’s why we’ve created this FAQ-page to answer all your queries and help you make an informed decision. Here, you’ll find the most common questions and concerns our customers have raised over the years, along with clear and concise answers from our experts. So, whether you’re considering a control upgrade for the first time or looking to upgrade your current systems, we’re here to help.
Frequently Asked Questions
Control upgrades are modifications to the control systems of web offset presses that can improve efficiency, productivity, functionality and quality. They may be necessary to keep up with changing printing requirements, improve safety, or enhance performance.
Signs that your press may benefit from a control upgrade include frequent breakdowns, slow printing speeds, poor print quality, or outdated technology. A professional assessment can help you determine if an upgrade is necessary.
The specific upgrades needed will depend on the age and condition of the press, as well as the specific printing requirements. Controle upgrades may include installing new software, upgrading hardware, or integrating new control systems. DG press offers 4 upgrade packages:
- Support: keep the press connected to enable remote support
- Ensure package: ensure that obsolete parts will not cause long downtimes
- Update package: update of all obsolete parts
- New controls: update of all control, drivers and motors
The cost of a control upgrade will vary depending on the specific upgrades needed, the age and condition of the press, and other factors. A formal quotation will be supplied upon request. Prices are including engineering, materials, pre-assembly, packaging, installation and commissioning of the control upgrade package. The budgetary prices are non-binding.
Control upgrades should always be performed by a professional with experience in web offset press control systems. Attempting to perform upgrades yourself can be dangerous and may result in damage to the press or injury to personnel. Our experts are available to guide you through the process and give you support during the transition period.
The length of time required for a control upgrade will depend on the specific upgrades needed, the age and condition of the press, and other factors. Our experts can provide an estimated timeline for completion.
Yes, control upgrades can improve the safety of web offset presses by adding safety features and improving the reliability of the control systems. This can help prevent accidents and reduce downtime due to safety issues and extend the lifespan of your press.
It’s a good idea to have your press control systems inspected at least once a year, or more frequently if you notice any issues or changes in performance. Preventing breakdowns and increasing efficiency can be achieved through regular maintenance.
Control upgrades can improve print quality by adding new features or technologies that enhance colour accuracy, registration, and other critical printing parameters. This can result in clearer, sharper, and more consistent prints.
DG press service engineers are at your service to provide remote or on-site inspection and perform control upgrades. Our experts are available to guide you through the process and give you support during the transition period. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org