Douthitt's Vacuum Frames

Elevating and Revolving Platemaker
Price Includes:
  1. Douthitt’s OPTION “X” Vacuum system, an electronically controlled inverse air evacuation system that starts the vacuum in the center of the frame and moves it outward to the edges eliminating the trapping of air. OPTION “X” gives you the fastest, most consistent overall contact and the best registration. For more details on OPTION “X”.
  2. Complete Violux VT6 6000 Watt Tri-Level Lamp Assembly. Available with choice of Diazo or Multi Spectrum bulb to exactly fit your needs. For more information of the Violux and Olite Printing Lamps.
  3. Douthitt Heavy Duty Model Magic 83 Combination Light Integrator and Digital Timer with 10 channel memory. Integrator comes complete with vacuum time delay, PA 86 dual UV photocell. For more Details.
  4. Fabricated Steel superstructure housing for the Printing Lamp.
  5. Printing lamp is raised and lowered by means of power driven screw drive.
  6. The power driven screw drive actuated by conveniently mounted push button station. Limit Switches are incorporated to prevent overtravel in either direction.
  7. Easy to see “Read Out” in one-inch multiples gives accurate positioning of distance between lamp and frame.
  8. Revolves 360º through Gyrotory Axis which Elevates, Lowers, Locks and Turns in single sweeping effortless action.
  9. Can be elevated with glass up or down.
  10. Minimizes time spent in cleaning glass.
  11. Inspection Light (Gold Fluorescent) mounted in base and operated by independent switch allows viewing and inspection of work and assists in cleaning glass.
  12. Spring Loaded Back is furnished on the blanket frame allowing any height register pins on top or thru register boards.
  13. Heavy Duty Universal Blanket.
  14. Heavy Duty Pump, Motor and Vacuum Gauge.
  15. Optic clear A-1 Select Glass.
  16. Weights concealed in side tubes provide life long effortless raising and lowering and revolving of glass and blanket frames.
  17. Floor type adjustable leveling screws.
  18. All heavy gauge steel welded construction.
  19. Unit finished in easy to clean, long wearing Epoxy Enamel.
  20. Unit is shipped with Top Section in separate crate to permit easy access.

Optional Accessories

(A) Douthitt Heavy Duty Model 26 Silent Air Pump instead of standard pump and motor (this pump requires compressed air). Details
(B) Any Douthitt or Olix Combination Light Integrator and Digital Timer can be mounted in lieu of Standard Integrator Olix 975SC. Details.
(C) Violux VT8 8000 Watt Tri-Level Printing Lamp Assembly instead of standard Lamp.
(D) Olite AL 83 8000 Watt Tri-Level Assembly with Exhaust System instead of standard Lamp.
(E) Opaque Curtain – Eliminates Light Spillage. Fully fire retardant and OSHA approved material: 48 x 60, 50 x 70, 60 x 80 & 64 x 84.
(F) Side Troughs for roll materials.
(G) Designed to be used with Central Vacuum System in lieu of standard pump and motor N/C
(H) Electric Lift Mechanism for raising and lowering glass or blanket frame.

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