Plastic and Composite Doctor Blades
STRAIGHTPOINT™ Doctor Blades by Zenith Cutter are the smart choice in the selection of doctor blades for a variety of printing applications. With growing graphics requirements and economic pressures, selecting the correct doctor blade for your application is critical to ensure the delivery of a consistent ink or coating film thickness from the anilox cylinder to the printing plate.
In general, doctor blade choice depends on factors as simple as the purpose of the blade (whether it is for Metering or Containment), and as complex as graphic requirements, print, viscosity, substrate, anilox surface, temperature, speed, run length and safety. While achieving maximum blade life is important, selecting the correct doctor blade for your application is crucial to prevent inferior print quality, accelerated blade wear and anilox damage.
STRAIGHTPOINT™ Doctor Blades are an economical and practical substitute for steel blades for applications such as wide-web, mid-web, narrow-web, corrugated, envelope, offset, specialty coating and newspaper. Our doctor blades are manufactured from various plastic and composite materials, and engineered to an infinite number of size and profile combinations according to performance requirements.
Zenith Cutter STRAIGHTPOINT™ Doctor Blades have outperformed their steel counterparts in high speed, high temperature and high abrasion applications, and provide the highest quality graphic reproduction. They outlast steel by up to four times – longer blade life means fewer blade changes, less downtime and increased productivity. In addition, with reduced anilox scoring and workplace injury, our doctor blades can add up to substantial cost savings.
Backed by a 100% guarantee, STRAIGHTPOINT™ Doctor Blades are the smarter solution for flexographic and offset printers everywhere.