Engraving systems

Unique industry know-how

HELL is the inventor of electromechanical engraving. Engraving systems have been manufactured in Kiel since the 1960s. Currently, a team of over 25 highly qualified specialists develop, manufacture, and maintain the world’s most state-of-the-art engraving systems. HELL’s know-how is thus unique in the industry.

HELL offers the ideal engraving head for all applications

In detail

CS Engraving System

The CS engraving system is the standard engraving system for the HelioKlischograph K2. It differs from conventional 4 kHz engraving systems thanks to its enhanced engraving frequency and the integrated touch memory, which is also used for HelioSprint engraving systems.

Feature

Applications

Availability

Vibration engraving

Screen range (< 0, 2, 3, 4)

Effective screen range

Max. engraving depth

XtremeEngraving

Multitune

Broadband

Packaging, decoration

K2

up to 5 kHz

(< 0, 2, 3, 4): 60 -100 l/cm

49–144 l/cm

65 µm

No

Yes

HelioSprint BC+

HelioSprint BC+ is the broadband engraving system from HELL. It supports a wide range of applications, features a high engraving speed, ensures uniform cell geometry, and perfectly meets the requirements of packaging and decorative gravure:

Feature

Applications

Availability

Vibration engraving

Screen range (< 0, 2, 3, 4)

Effective screen range

Max. engraving depth

XtremeEngraving

Multitune

* 2004 model and later

Broadband

Packaging, decoration

K5, K5 Smart, K500*, TUK

up to 9 kHz

54–100 l/cm

44–144 l/cm

70 µm

No

Yes

HelioXtreme 32+

HelioXtreme 32+ is the hybrid engraving system from HELL that supports both conventional vibration engraving and high-resolution XtremeEngraving. The broad screen range meets all the needs of packaging and decorative gravure as well as offering the option of engraving full-tone cylinders down to a 14 l/cm screen. With a write resolution of up to 540 l/cm, high-resolution engraving with XtremeEngraving delivers a quality that is otherwise the preserve of laser engraving:

Feature

Applications

Availability

Vibration engraving

Screen range (< 0, 2, 3, 4)

Effective screen range

Max. engraving depth

XtremeEngraving

Write resolution

Support screen

Effective screen range 

Max. engraving depth

Multitune

* 2004 model and later   ** 2012 model and later

Hybrid

Packaging, decoration, high-resolution linework, technical cylinders

K5**, K5 Smart, K500*, TUK**

up to 9 kHz

54–100 l/cm

44–144 l/cm

70 µm

12 kHz

70–540 l/cm

R4, R6, R10, R16

14–109 l/cm

100 µm

Yes

HelioSprint III

HelioSprint III is the high-performance engraving system from HELL. It performs vibration engraving with an engraving frequency of 12 kHz across the entire 60 – 100 l/cm screen range, angles 0, 2, 3, 4 (corresponding to an effective screen range of 49 – 144 l/cm):

Feature

Applications

Availability

Vibration engraving

Screen range (< 0, 2, 3, 4)

Effective screen range

Max. engraving depth

XtremeEngraving

Multitune

* 2018 model and later   ** 2008 model and later

High performance

Packaging, decoration

K5 Smart*, K500**

12 kHz

60–100 l/cm

49–144 l/cm

65 µm

No

Yes