The Media Expo 2018 concluded with an epiphany and witnessed myriad of technology players with their innovative digital printing solutions.
The incredible mix of wide-format printers of which many were new launches was successful in drawing a large crowd to the venue. The range of products displayed under a single roof featured traits which are going to bring in a revolution in the country’s signage industry. We, at Sign & POP World met some of the best showcasing their finest products to enhance marketing and advertising campaigns. Her a few new launches to follow:
Fujifilm Enthralls with LED UV Technology
The Acuity LED 3200R roll printer builds on the success of the versatile Acuity LED 1600 II UV inkjet printer, launched in 2015 and the original Acuity LED 1600. The Acuity LED 3200R is set to build on the success of this range by extending the print width up to 3.2m, and further increasing print speeds. With a top speed of 110m2 per hour* (1,184 ft2/hr), the Acuity LED 3200R satisfies customer demands for faster job turnarounds and lower output costs, whilst retaining the outstanding print quality that has come to be expected of the Acuity LED 1600 series.
The printer features eight ink channels as standard (cyan, magenta, yellow, black, light cyan, light magenta, white and clear) and utilises Fujifilm’s renowned Uvijet ink range to reproduce an incredibly wide range of colors with smooth gradations, while ensuring superb ink adhesion to a wide range of substrates. The Acuity LED 3200R produces consistent vibrant colors with a high degree of opacity for optimal results in day/night applications. Instant-curing UV inks enable multi-layer printing that reproduces high-quality designs with two-layer or three-layer printing. The addition of a clear ink means high gloss spot varnish effects can also be created, enabling sign and display printers to produce real added value print.
Apsom Technologies Spell Bounds with Two New Launches
Apsom Technologies is bringing a revolution with UV Back to Back SkyJet SDL3300 printer. The printer is one of the series of single and double side printing machines of Skyjet, which combine the single and double side printing as well as have high investment cost performance. The two single printing machine; includes 2 medium drive devices, 2 cartridges, 2 control systems, 2 constant tension retractable devices and 2 ink route with the capacity which can be upgraded to 100%. Also, the double side machine consists of a patent technology which can print different image on the two sides. The position is precise while solving the problem of color inconsistency in the day and night. Moreover, it provides high value application solutions which give a customer a reason to give a high price.
Hi Tex FH industrial Textile printer: FH 3208 was launched by Apsom Technologies for soft signage, home furnishing and sportswear. The printer uses KM1024i high speed industrial print head, favorable to meet industrial batch production. The luxurious fashion design can be catered to professional high class customer, available in direct print on polyester textile materials and heat transfer paper printing. The adopt roller and pendulum tension adjustable system, which could meet various polyester materials requirements. The machine structure of steel plate + CNC digital processing technology guarantees the stability and parallelism of the transmission system in order to ensure the media feeding without wrinkle. The printer is versatile with diverse applications such as flag, curtain, seat cushion, elastic fabric, textile wall covering, fabric banner, heat transfer paper & T-shirt etc.
Mehta Cad Cam Introduces UV Flatbed Printer
The UV flatbed printer RJ 7500 by Mehta Cad Cam boasts the newest Rich technology, Ricoh GH2220 print head. The printer has many interesting features such as technology and all electronics are from Switzerland. It has high speed compared with other regular UV printers due to the electronics & Yaskawa AC Servo Moto. Printer is provided with PC hardware with LINUX based OS “Ubuntu” which makes it virus free even large file can be processed at high speed. The back to back printing (3 layers) in single command is possible. High precision printing is feasible due to metallic linear encoder. It is also equipped with latest silent LM guide. All AC Servo motors and drives are from Yaskawa (Japan) which renders long life, trouble and maintenance free operation.
NEGI Showcases Smart Printing Equals Value with a New Printer
The ValueJet 1638UR roll to roll printer provides real production based UV-LED performance at an affordable price. It’s, staggered dual print head design provides fast print speeds and the dual UV lamps, on both sides of the print heads, also provide exceptional cure times which allow for higher production speeds. The CMYK plus white and varnish ink options are ideal for printing backlit, custom wall covering, POP displays and beautiful signage. Flexible UV-LED instant dry inks, no VOC’s and fast print speeds make the ValueJet 1638UR by Mutoh the smart choice for any print shop. The printer is capable of layered printing capability to create stunning light box displays it is perfect for backlit, wall covering and signage applications. Additionally, Mutoh’s patented intelligent interweave i2 print technology virtually eliminates banding.
EFI Displays New Printer to Expand Offering
The launch of EFI H1625 LED promises to expand your offering, customer base as well as bottom line with fast-turn, high margin wide-format printing. It is can deliver standard four colors (CMYK) plus two white channels. It can offer up to eight levels of variable drop grayscale. It comes with standard white ink and single-pass, multi-layer print capability for even more profit opportunity. The printer can attain a maximum speed of 455ft2/hr. The broad application includes multiple graphical applications, road sign application as well as thermoforming application.
AapleJet Impresses with its Latest Hybrid Printer
Hybrid Roll to Roll + flatbed printer, HY-RG1604 was launched by AapleJet which consists of Ricoh Gen5 industrial printhead. The key features of the printer are Japanese Servo moto linear guides, Negative pressure ink supply control, Adgance feeding & take-up system, high-performance UV lamps, and carriage auto height detection along with robust design with stable frame structure. The printer caters to a wide range of print media such as glossy banner, UV light sheet, soft membrane smallpox, wallpaper, leather, plastic flooring, PVC board, insulating board, metal, glass, ceramic tiles, acrylic, KT board, ACP panel as well as all kinds of Roll to Roll material and flat material.
Unique Sign Displays its Newest Roll to Roll UV Printer
The pioneer series of Yaselan Roll to Roll UV 180 R/ 3200 R was launched by Unique Sign Innovations. The newest Yaselan printer boasts features such as SAi Print support RIP software, RICOH GEN 5 printhead technology, UV LED lamp fitted with water-cooled 16 Watt/cm2 lamps, individual negative pressure ink supply system for stable printing, UMC technology board version, Servo motor & driver from Fuji, Japan as well as Japanese THK mute double guide rail that is silent and smooth. The features render is high speed and best output quality in UV Roll to Roll Printer.