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Channel Original

A steel based matrix mainly used on cylinder machines and hand platens. Due to the flexible locator Original matrix works well with the curves on a cylinder machine.


Channel Original self-locating creasing matrix is the world’s first and most widely used creasing matrix. It is extremely durable and accurate and provides benefits in time and cost over rival systems.

  1. Accurate locator – ensures perfect registration everytime
  2. Low profile chamfer – board flows freely over the matrix; board marking is reduced
  3. Fingerlift adhesive – backing paper easily and quickly removed
  4. High tolerance – extremely accurate channel depth and width
  5. New adhesive removes cleanly from the plate after use, will not move about during machine run
  6. Full range of sizes available to suit all board types, off-centres and multi-crease for close creasing
  7. Extremely durable
  8. Originally produced under patent numbers 807, 251 and 909331



Download the Product creasing guide. To help you get started with becoming a professional at setting up to get the best results.


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Download the Accessories Guide. Enjoy some of the exclusive tools to help you with the matrix system.


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Download the Profile Rubber guide. Have a look through all the different rubber products you can use for the creasing matrix.


Demonstration Video

1. Your Simple Guide for choosing the correct Matrix size.

2. Your simple guide to installing your Matrix.



C&T Matrix manufactures a world renowned range of specialist products primarily for the print and packaging industries, which we have developed closely with our customers for over 15 years. Precision engineering and a diverse range of brands ensure efficient performance whatever your needs.