Highlights of the NOVA XLS chamber doctor blade system

Intelligent chamber design for an efficient and worry-free operation
Excellent mechanical and chemical resistance thanks to stainless steel chamber body
Very easy to keep clean and straightforward to service

Intelligent chamber design for efficient printing

Our "flagship" Nova XLS is a very versatile stainless steel chamber doctor blade system that plays its strengths in many flexo printing applications.

The slender chamber design is optimized for a consistent ink flow, resulting in excellent inking results. The asymmetric profile in combination with the low-pressure inking principle offers even and consistent doctoring results without ink spitting or back doctoring. Efficient venting mechanisms reduce the mixing of air and ink even at high printing speeds.

NOVA XLS chamber system for flexo printing efficiency

Robust and clean chamber set-up with minimum maintenance requirements

The stainless steel chamber body is very robust and resistant to mechanical wear and chemical impacts. The surface is corrosion-proof even when in contact with harsh inks and detergents, and is not damaged by cleaning with metal tools. At the same time, it is very easy to keep clean: The flowing chamber contours ensure that virtually no residual ink remains in the chamber after emptying, there are no edges or corners where ink can deposit. The blade clamping features a rubber profile along the entire chamber, which seals the blade slot against ink.


The mechanical stop of the NOVA XLS suspension system makes the system run very stable and keeps the blades straight as they are meant to be, avoiding the risk of excessive pressure towards the anilox roller. To compensate blade wear during printing, the chamber position can be finely adjusted.



NOVA XLS stainless steel chamber body with blade clamping

Quick and straightforward on-press change of end seals and doctor blades

The integrated service position and patented blade clamping method allows quick and effortless on-press changes of end seals and doctor blades without the need for any special tools. Accordingly, it is also possible to clean the chamber manually on-press. The chamber can also be easily disconnected from the suspension system for comprehensive cleaning and ink changes. Although made of stainless steel, the chamber weighs less than 8 kg per meter and can therefore be handled ergonomically.

NOVA XLS in service position

Optimal doctor blade angles guaranteed

The NOVA XLS chamber doctor blade system covers printing widths of up to 4 meters (157 inches). For an optimal doctor blade angle, it comes in 7 profile sizes to fit anilox diameters up 675 mm (26 inches).

NOVA XLS chamber profile sizes

Options for NOVA XLS

Application area of NOVA XLS:


  • Medium to wide web flexo printing
  • Flexible packaging
  • Corrugated
  • Coating applications
  • Tissue printing
  • Harsh printing conditions
  • All types of printing inks (solvent, water, UV) and coating compounds


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