Polytype SA

Postfach 1184, 1701 Fribourg
26, Route de la Glâne, 1701 Fribourg

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Our range of products

Product categories

  • 03  Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • 03.04  Machinery and plant for finishing, decorating, printing and marking
  • 03.04.001  Printing equipment for plastic and rubber products

Printing equipment for plastic and rubber products

Our products

Product category: Printing equipment for plastic and rubber products


Excellent print quality and high productivity
Very fast throughput
Compact machine design
Fast conversion
High availability


If you are looking for speed, flexibility and high productivity and throughput, then the //polytype RDA 16-200/15-235 – with its compact design and 16-mandrel run – is the press for you. The unusual machine concept enables you to print and finish tubes and sleeves quickly and in high quality. The use of only tried-and-tested elements delivers high machine availability. Fast product changeovers ensure efficient production.

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Product category: Printing equipment for plastic and rubber products


Smart ideas for optimal value

With the RSP80, //polytype once again shakes-up the plastic tube industry. The leader in the field of decorating equipment for plastic tubes applies its extensive handling experience to screen-printing and the result is impressive. Built to exceed our customers’ high expectations, the RSP80 has what it takes to establish itself as the industry standard. After all, it’s a //polytype!

Screen printing has been around as long as the printing industry for good reason, providing an appealing textured image unmatched by any other decorating process. The RSP80 marries the legacy of screen printing with innovative but proven features, and the result fits well into any production facility.

Decorating stations configurable according to print job
Handling of tubes or sleeves
Fast product changeovers
Simple maintenance
Built to last, based on Swiss design ingenuity
Up to 7 colours

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Product category: Printing equipment for plastic and rubber products

RDA 24-165

Machine profile:

For plastic tubes/sleeves and rigid tubes 
Tube/sleeve diameter: (13.5) 19 – 50 (63.5) mm
Printing width dry-offset: 205 mm
Ink-jet printing width 1 head: 72 mm
Speed dry-offset: up to 165 / min
Speed with ink-jet head: up to 165 / min (*depends on the print length and diameter) 
Dry-offset colours heads: up to 8
Ink-jet colour heads: 4-6
Lacquering: Anilox

Technical data:

Min./max. diameter: (13.5) 19-50 (63.5) mm
Skirt length: 50 - 215 mm
Max. printing width: 205 mm
Cap diameter: (12) 19-50 (63) mm
Max. printing speed (depending on configuration: 165/min.Weight of main machine: ~12,000 kg



Sleeve printing
Membrane punching and sealing
Cap screwing and tightening
Cap screwing and tightening incl. print orientation
Snap-on incl. print orientation

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About us

Company details


wifag//polytype runs a portfolio of activities in the fields of container packaging and flexible substrates for the cosmetic/pharmaceutical, food and beverage markets.

It is our goal to integrate form, function and decoration into our process equipment. Using digital printing technology we enable our customers to create new solutions with state-of-the individualization.
Our business model is focused on the concept of C4S, which standes for competence, systems, spares, supplies and service.
More than 1000 employees work on our installations on a global scale in our facilities in Asia, Europe, the US and Latin America.

The "Systems" division consists of six business units:

Metal Packaging: manufacturing equipment for steel and aluminum aerosol cans, aluminum bottles and tubes
Plastic Containers: printing equipment for plastic containers and -cups
Plastic Tubes: printing equipment for plastic tubes
Printing Presses: one focal Point of the digital competence center is the digital print head, ist control and ist Integration in ist immediate surroundings
Coating & Laminating: manufacturing equipment for multilayer films and papers

With around 1000 employees, wifag//polytype is represented globally with its own sales, service, and manufacturing entities in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, the US, Thailand, Brazil, China/Hong Kong and India.

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