Via A.barducci 18/A 38, 56012 Calcinaia Pisa

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Dr. Tiziana Casalini

Marketing, sales, advertising, PR

Dr. Federico Carnasciali

Executive board/managing director
Research, development, design

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 04  future technologies
  • 04.02  Equipment and processes

Equipment and processes

Our products

Product category: Equipment and processes

Galileo Weeding Machine

GALILEO is the first machine in the world able to automatically perform weeding operations on self-adhesive films. Galileo weeding machine is a unique system developed thanks to a collaboration between ESANASTRI and the BIOROBOTICS INSTITUTE OF SCUOLA SUPERIORE SANT’ANNA in Pisa, Italy. GALILEO is an italian product.



Work Times Are Reduced By A Factor Of 2 And Only Minimal Human Intervention Is Required

An Improvement In Quality And Repetitive Results Are Guaranteed

The System Is User Friendly And Easy To Setup

High Precision: Even 1 Square Millimeter Weed Can Be Managed

Swift: Rapid Setup Time And High Throughput, Double With Respect To Human Operator

Versatile: Capability To Address All Types Of Coupled Films, In Sheets Or Rolls

Reliable: Low Maintenance


> Repeatability: +- 0.05 mm

> Position accuracy: +- 0.1 mm

> Typical producivity for internal/small weed removal: 0.7 pz/s

> Maximum speed: 70 m/min > MAX ACCELERATION 1.5 G

> Operating room temperature: from 15°C to 28°C

> Electrical requirements: AC 3ph+N+GND 200/400 V 50/60 Hz 32 A

> DIMENSIONS: 3,5 X 2,2 m, h 1,90 m > working station: 1 x 0,7 m, h 1,90 m

> micro weeding performance: 1,8 sec for each pick-up

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About us

Company details

Esanastri makes screen and digital printing for SMEs and for large international brands, it prints on flexible and rigid materials for communication and decoration.

We print 3D kromex emblems and resin logos, adhesive films for wrapping or the liveries of trains and subways. We have printing solutions for the automotive, two wheels, retail & franchising, fashion & clothing, rolling stock and motor homes markets.
Esanastri has a commercial partner in Russia and an company in Vietnam working with Eastern Market.

In 2015 we designed and built Galileo WM, the first and only machine in the world able to weed automatically. It automatically removes the scraps and rejection from pre-spaced adhesive writings. The weeding operation is the only process in screen and digital printing that is still nowadays done by hand.
Galileo WM is a revolutionary machine able to change the flow and the quality of their work to thousands of printers throughout the world.

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Company data

Sales volume

10-49 Mio US $

Export content

max. 25%

Number of employees




Area of business
  • prepress / print
  • postpress/ converting/ packaging
  • future technologies