Exergen Global is partnering with VDL Group to provide a custom solution for HP Indigo 10000, 20000 and 30000 series digital presses that will ensure optimal print quality by precisely measuring drum temperature.

VDL Group, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, will manufacture, test and ship Exergen’s proprietary-design Reflective Cone, as well as the bracket required to mount it. VDL Group will then integrate Exergen’s micro IRt/c infrared temperature sensor into the Cone.

Suited for production printing, the Cone provides accurate control of the print drum temperature to ensure optimal print quality and processing. The Cone and its metal bracket assembly weighs 7.7 lb (3.5 kg) and sits 4 mm from the drum. The Cone and IRt/c sensor continually provide HP with drum temperature measurement that is accurate to within 0.1°C.