Bridges and sleeves usage | Trelleborg Printing

Bridges and sleeves usage

Do you know the Axcyl range of standard bridges and sleeves?

Axcyl made by Trelleborg responds to the need of flexo printers who require easy, accurate and fast set up.

This video is a small tutorial that explains standard bridge and sleeve utilization. 

It also demonstrates all the assets of Axcyl technology to simplify product utilization & extend product life-span.

Watch the video. It is the first of the Flex 2020 series.

Discover the complete Axcyl product offer

Trelleborg manufacturing plant in Mirambeau – France is the place where Axcyl flexo printing sleeves are made. Thanks to technologies and a wide knowledge base, the flexo sleeves and bridges made in Trelleborg match the technical requirements of flexographic wide web and narrow web operators for printing on any type of substrates.


The Axcyl range of sleeves includes:

The bridge sleeve, Coaxcyl BS
  • Standard air holes ventilation: 4, 6 or 8 holes
  • Available with separated air supply and internal ventilation for top sleeve mounting
  • The repeat build up sleeve, Coaxcyl EM
  • Equipped with optional patented cutting guide
  • The thin sleeve for plate mounting, Coaxcyl TR
  • Register slot reinforced with carbon/kevlar fabrics
  • The Carbon BS Pneumatic Bridge
  • Exceptional dynamic response with significant reduction of bounce
  • The Axcylox sleeves
  • designed to cover and protect the Anilox during all operations
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