IGT Testing Systems BV

P.O. Box 22022, 1302 CA Almere
Randstad 22-02, 1316 BX Almere
Netherlands
Telephone +31 20 4099-300
Fax +31 20 4099-339
info@igt.nl

Location

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Contact

Wilco de Groot

Executive board/managing director
Business, corporate or plant management

Randstad 22-02
1316 BX Almere, Netherlands

Phone
+31 20 4099-300

Fax
+31 20 4099-339

Email
degroot@igt.nl

Rinus Maas

Department head/group leader
Marketing, sales, advertising, PR

Randstad 22-02
1316 BX Almere, Netherlands

Phone
+31 20 4099-300

Fax
+31 20 4099-339

Email
maas@igt.nl

Léonie Kuijpens

Employee
Marketing, sales, advertising, PR

Randstad 22-02
1316 BX , Netherlands

Phone
+31 20 4099-308

Fax
+31 20 4099-339

Email
kuijpens@igt.nl

Sander Lenten

Employee
Marketing, sales, advertising, PR

Randstad 22-02
1316 BX Almere, Netherlands

Phone
+31 20 4099-300

Fax
+31 20 4099-339

Email
lenten@igt.nl

André Verhoeven

Employee
Marketing, sales, advertising, PR

Randstad 22-02
1316 BX Almere, Netherlands

Phone
+31 20 4099-300

Fax
+31 20 4099-339

Email
verhoeven@igt.nl

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  prepress/print
  • 01.15  Printing machines and systems for special printing applications
  • 01.15.010  Proofing machines (all printing methods)

Proofing machines (all printing methods)

  • 01  prepress/print
  • 01.15  Printing machines and systems for special printing applications
  • 01.15.085  Laboratory printing machines

Laboratory printing machines

  • 04  future technologies
  • 04.10  Services
  • 04.10.015  Reasearch and development

Reasearch and development

  • 04  future technologies
  • 04.12  Research and development

Research and development

  • 05  materials
  • 05.03  Paper, cardboard and board for technical and special applications
  • 05.03.015  Other paper and board grades for technical and special applications

Other paper and board grades for technical and special applications

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.01  Peripheral equipment
  • 06.01.095  Colour measurement and control systems

Colour measurement and control systems

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.01  Peripheral equipment
  • 06.01.100  Ink formulating systems

Ink formulating systems

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.01  Peripheral equipment
  • 06.01.205  Quality inspection systems

Quality inspection systems

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.01  Peripheral equipment
  • 06.01.290  UV dryers

UV dryers

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.01  Peripheral equipment
  • 06.01.300  Viscosity control devices

Viscosity control devices

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.02  Measuring and testing engineering
  • 06.02.040  Humidity measuring instruments, hygrometers

Humidity measuring instruments, hygrometers

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.02  Measuring and testing engineering
  • 06.02.065  Paper testing devices
  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.02  Measuring and testing engineering
  • 06.02.085  Test printing devices (also see Laboratory printing devices)

Test printing devices (also see Laboratory printing devices)

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.02  Measuring and testing engineering
  • 06.02.115  Ink rub testing devices

Ink rub testing devices

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.02  Measuring and testing engineering
  • 06.02.140  Test formes, test printing formes

Test formes, test printing formes

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.05  Light sources and Colour matching systems
  • 06.05.020  Colour viewing devices

Colour viewing devices

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.13  Certification, testing and standardization

Certification, testing and standardization

  • 06  equipment/services/infrastructure
  • 06.18  Research and development

Research and development

Our products

Product category: Paper testing devices

IGT Amsterdam

New range of Printability testers with integrated, camera based, analysis systems. The range consits of devices with one to 6 printing shaft for maximum flexibility of test methods. The long range of test methods can be extended with user defined methods. With that it is capable to perform all tests of a Global Standard Tester P plus the tests of a Global Standard Tester 3.

Additionally it is prepared to do on-line analysis of mottling with a camera based analysis system.

1 to 6 printing shafts, each can be equipped with a drive for printing in register if neededVery small interval times, down to 0,2 sLarge number of test methodsVery easy in operationIn-line analysis of several test methodsExport of scanned images

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Product category: Paper testing devices

Global Standard Tester 2

A totally new, cost effective tester for constant speed testing with two printing shafts and integrated dispensing and application system for gravure and flexo testing.

Performs numerous tests for offset, flexo and gravure. Easy to use, extremely user friendly, very high level of repeatability and reproducibility, pneumatic, computer controlled operations, interchangeable sector. Results are fully compatible with AIC2-5. Possible tests are for colour/density, print smoothness, scumming, IGT toner adhesion (EN 12283) mottle, water interference mottle, print through, fluff, wet on wet, wet pick/repellence, set-off, Heliotest and many more.

The IGT Global Standard Tester 2 comes standard with two rubber coated discs with a print width of 50 mm, as well as a round sector without clamps. Many accessories are available, including a sector with clamps.

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Product category: Paper testing devices

Global Standard Tester 1W

This cost effective tester is designed for pick testing according to the Westvaco method as well as the IGT method (ISO 3783, TAPPI 514 and 575, SCAN P 63:90) and for testing Print Penetration, Paper Roughness and Toner Adhesion (accelerated method).

Fully integrated Westvaco system with automatic pick test oil dispensing and distribution system.
Results are fully compatible with AIC2-5. Pick testing according to the IGT method is possible in combination with the IGT High Speed Inking Unit 4.

The IGT Global Standard Tester 1W comes with a Westvaco disc (steel with groove), cartridges with pick test oil, paper packings, a sector with clamps and adjustable packing stretcher with stretching force indicator and an IGT Pick Start Viewer.

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Product category: Paper testing devices

Global Standard Tester 1

This cost effective tester is designed for pick testing according to the IGT method (ISO 3783, TAPPI 514 and 575, SCAN P 63:90) and for testing Print Penetration, Paper Roughness and Toner Adhesion (accelerated method).

A dedicated, stand-alone unit, computer controlled and uses proven technology. Sturdy and solid construction for longevity. Results are fully AIC2-5 compatible. Quick and easy to use.
High level of reproducibility and repeatability. Ideal for users of IGT A1-3 and A2-3 who need to utilize up-to-date automated testing.

The IGT Global Standard Tester 1 comes with an aluminium printing disc for pick testing, paper packings, a sector with clamps and an adjustable packing stretcher with stretching force indicator. Accessories available for IGT Print (oil) penetration test and for IGT Roughness test as well as a range of printing discs.

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About us

Company details

IGT Testing Systems is an independent company, headquartered in Almere, The Netherlands. It is the successor of the world-renowned TNO Institute for the Graphic Techniques, which started in 1939. IGT has affiliates in the USA, Singapore and Japan.

IGT Testing Systems specializes on several activities:

  • Development, manufacturing and marketing of printability testing equipment and tack testing instruments for the worldwide paper industry, printing industry, graphical arts, plastic-, paint, ink and coating industry.
  • Quality control and test services for buyers and users of new or used printing presses, based on the IGT print test forms or other forms. The world-renowned IGT printing test form is available for black and white and color printing.
  • Consultancy services in the general field of print, printing presses, digital print and copy, printed matters, disputes etc.
  • Customized, on demand research and development in the field of printability and tack testing and special equipment in this field.

 

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Company data

Export content

> 75%

Number of employees

20-49

Foundation

1939

Area of business
  • prepress / print
  • equipment/ services/ infrastructure