According to the company, the Cobra, with production speeds of up to 80 dozen per hour, sets a new standard in high-volume screen printing production. Along with offering features such as a flat indexing system, spider arm design, a slimline pallet-levelling system, and new front and rear off-contact micro adjustments, the Cobra is digital ready and supports the DS-4000 Digital.
Squeegee in select models.
The newly designed, robust, flat indexing system provides super-fast printing and features
extremely quiet operation. The new spider arm design features pneumatic-locking, Quick-Flip™
front frame holders, allowing for rapid screen loading and unloading, tool-free pallet locks for
quick pallet changes, and is Tri-LOC® and Tri-SYNC™ compatible – like all M&R presses –
reducing setup time and maximizing run times and productivity.
The Cobra’s pallet and screen adjustment controls include a new slimline pallet-levelling
adjustment system, upgraded precision front and rear micro adjustments, simple front and rear on-head/off contact controls, and independent squeegee pressure gauges on every printhead.
The Cobra’s HMI interface features new Heads Idle Mode and updated Revolver Print
Program™. The Cobra’s Maintenance Minder™ System alerts operators when scheduled
maintenance is due, allows for saved printing recipes, and integrates with additional M&R press equipment, such as flashes and select models of the DS-4000™.
According to the company, Cobra’s new high-resolution touch screen interface and built-intutorial screens give quick onscreen access to multi-language setup guides, operating
instructions, and enhanced icon graphics, making it the most user-friendly product on the
The Cobra is available in two models: the Cobra 1618 and the Cobra 2020. The Cobra 1618 is
available in 10-station/8 color, 12-station/10 color and 14-station/12-color configurations. The
Cobra 2020 offers the same configuration options as the Cobra 1618 but adds 16-station/14
color capability. The Cobra 2020 14 station and 16 station models both offer seamless
integration and compatibility with M&R’s Digital Squeegee™DS-4000.