M&R Challenger II Automatic Screen Printing Press


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M&R Challenger II Automatic Screen Printing Press Challenger II is M&R's affordable, high-performance automatic textile press. Designed for quick setups and high-speed production, it's loaded with timesaving, output-enhancing features, making it a star producer in any print shop. Challenger II is available in 10, 12, 14, 16, and 18-colour models with a 50 x 70 cm (20" x 28") maximum image area. Challenger II OS is available in 8, 10, and 12-colour models with an oversize 70 x 100 cm (28" x 41") maximum image area. All models feature servo-driven indexers, electric printheads, and multiple print-stroke capability. The press is compatible with most registration systems, including M&R's Tri-LocĀ® and Double Tri-LocĀ® screen registration systems. Standard pneumatic screen clamps hold frames tight and allow rapid screen loading. Features include independent squeegee & floodbar speed adjustments; adjustable rear screen holders; and independently-set and calibrated squeegee and floodbar angles. Calibrated pressure adjustments offer the ultimate in control. Independent print, reset, and print/flood speed controls on each printhead further simplify setup. Challenger II includes a user-friendly LCD touchscreen control panel with extensive onboard self-diagnostics, real-time production data, and easy print parameter adjustment. The independent print-start/print-finish setting saves time by automatically activating and stopping printheads at the beginning and end of production runs. Challenger II's tool-free pallet locator system, quick release pallet locks, digital squeegee/floodbar speed display, and enhanced front micro-registration adjustments simplify press operation, and Central Off-Contact permits fast adjustment of all stations simultaneously. M&R's Revolver Print Program automatically operates individual printheads in programmed sequence and allows multiple flashing without losing a printing position. M&R's Transformer Printheads give Challenger II 12, 14, 16, and 18-color models a 100 cm (41") print stroke without increasing press diameter. With Transformer Printheads, Challenger II presses can print oversize and all-over images up to 109 x 90 cm (43" x 36") on alternating printheads. Options include M&R's patented Optical No-Shirt Detector and The No-Shirt Detector minimizes the misprints and press stoppage that result from improper shirt loading. Ruggedly built and loaded with features, Challenger II is M&R's most affordable high-production press.