High-Speed, Precision, Multi-Color Pad Printing

The highly-regarded carousel principle allows Morlock´s MKM pad printer series to provide high-speed, multi-color precision product decoration.

Upon request the MKM can be adapted to specific project requirements.

Optional add-ons like an optical quality check or advanced position system further expand the MKM´s capabilities.


Multicolor Design with Perfect Image Look

Up to 25% higher precision than alternative pad printers

Superior single- or multi-colored printing precision print.


Time Savings

Up to 30% faster process than alternative pad printers.

Three different operations in only one cycle. Cleaning time parallel to printing time. Simultaneous ink pickup, printing and cleaning.

Optical Cliché Adjustment System

Cliché changes up to 85% faster. Easy to use for unexperienced operator.

Well-suited for printing on a diverse product range. Simplified changeovers.

Suitable for Wide Range of Products

Multi-Positioning System

Flexible multi-positioning system offers X-Y angle position correction on wide range of different part shapes.

4 to 5 colors in one compact printing unit

Up to 25% space savings

The ability to eliminate stations allows for four to five color printing in smaller footprint solution. Dial table system is more compact than traditional linear systems.

Patented MCI Ink Cup System

Hermetic system reduces smell from inks, hardeners and thinners

Less spare parts are needed due to durable (metal or ceramic), changeable  doctoring rings. Radial ink cup fixation allows for longer life for doctoring rings.

Additional Features
  • Integrated quality control systems
  • Can be integrated into larger automated solutions (space and weight savings)
  • Digital networks big data integration (Industry 4.0)
  • Remote access for service
Learn more about the Morlock Carousel equipment
Technical Specifications on MKM 80.3
Cycle Speed

Up to 800 cycles/hour



Max Pad Compression

1500 N (150 kp)

Pad Stroke Adjustment

0 to 80 mm

Plate/Cliché Size

90 x 165 m

Ink Cup

Magnetic: MCI Ink Cup

Maximum Print Size

Ø 56 mm


230 V ~ 50/60 hz

Control Voltage

24 V

Power Consumption

app. 700 W


SPS SIEMENS S7 PLC with Touchscreen User Interface

Machine Dimensions (W x B x H)

App. 1425 x 920 x 1700 mm


app. 450 kg

MKM Comparison Table
Cliché size 110 x 190 mm 150 x 280 mm 110 x 220 mm
Maximum print size Ø 75 mm Ø 105 mm Ø 80 mm
Pad stroke 80 mm 115 mm 115 mm
Speed 800 pieces/hour in 4 colors 600 pieces/hour in 4 colors 450 pieces/hour in 4 colors
Drive Electromechanical Electromechanical Electromechanical
Voltage 400 V ~ 50/60 Hz 400 V ~ 50/60 Hz 400 V ~ 50/60 Hz
Power consumption app. 2 200 W app. 3 000 W app. 3 000 W
Weight app. 550 kg app. 1.600 kg app. 1.600 kg
Dimensions app. 1425 x 920 x 1700 mm app. 1820 x 1350 x 2160 (2910) mm app. 1820 x 1350 x 2160 (2910) mm
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