The Platform for the Blu-ray Production of High Quality Blu-ray Discs
Hollywood Studios want to take advantage of the enormous storage capacity of a BD50 disc in order to deliver an unprecedented video and audio experience in Hi-def quality to the home consumer. For this reason, the availability of 50 GB Dual Layer Blu-ray Discs is a clear must for these formats.
The BLULINE system platform is ready for the coming 100 GB Blu-rays for the ultra high definition TV (4K).
SINGULUS' experience in the field of Blu-ray Production goes back to its early, exclusive partnership with the format developer Sony in 2005. SINGULUS has already a large number of production lines at over 30 replicators around the globe.
The SINGULUS Blu-ray Production system BLULINE II is designed for the economical production of Blu-ray Discs (BD ROM Single Layer and Dual Layer (BD ROM SL/DL), according to the specifications issued by the BDA.
All production steps in Blu-ray Production from molding, cooling, metallizing, wet-embossing, lacquering and UV-curing to quality inspection are incorporated in the BLULINE II. Its functionality, speed and design will again set a new benchmark for the industry. The BLULINE II operates with one molding machine and comprises all the advanced features required for production of high end Dual Layer Blu-ray Discs.
The dual layer process requires an excellent uniformity of the space layer between the two information layers (approx. 25±1 micron). This space layer is created by our field proven spin coating process and uses resin heating and curing to achieve the required uniformity. Finally the BD50 disc requires a precise 75 micron cover layer.