The Latest Wide-Format Devices for In-plants
UV Flatbed Printer
Xanté unveiled the newest addition to its UV flatbed printer lineup, the Xanté X-98. With a larger bed size (55x98˝), it doubles the size of other Xanté flatbed UV products. Utilizing up to four Epson i3200 four-channel print heads, the X-98 prints in bold, vibrant color on virtually any rigid media including wood, glass, stone, metal, acrylic, and Coroplast. The X-98 will quickly produce full-color 4x8´ signage, decorative items, personalized awards, or promotional items in minutes. Customers will be able to simultaneously print up to a dozen 18x24ʺ signs on the large bed.
Weaving Dot Technology
Mimaki’s TS330-1600 sublimation transfer inkjet printer is the flagship model of its new 330 Series. It enables high production with superior image quality and new functions to save both time and labor. The TS330-1600 introduces Mimaki Weaving Dot Technology (MWDT), which changes the order of ink droplet placement depending on printing conditions. This sublimation printer features a printing speed of 69 m2/hour in draft mode (600x600 dpi), an increase of about 138% compared to its conventional model.
Great Image Quality
Roland DGA’s TrueVIS VG3 and SG3 series of wide-format printer/cutters is engineered for great image quality, productivity, and ease of use. Building upon the capabilities of Roland DG’s VG2 and SG2 series, the new VG3 and SG3 models offer new user-focused enhancements to features and industrial design. The TrueVIS VG3 Series ushers in a new era of productivity, color control, efficiency, and convenience, while the SG3 models make the latest TrueVIS technology accessible to entry level print providers. For maximum ease of use and streamlined operation, third-generation TrueVIS devices are equipped with a new 7ʺ LCD touch-panel screen. Users can access print and cut settings, check notifications, get a real-time view of ink levels or media sizes, automatically sheet cut, operate the take-up, and perform other device commands.
AP Lazer’s new entry-level laser machine, the AP Lazer SN2616LR, features a low rider carriage cart, allowing the machine to effortlessly move from its standard position to the floor with the press of a button. The patented model can engrave any object without size and weight limitations. The AP Lazer SN2616LR is armed with 60-watt CO2 laser power, and a 26x16ʺ cutting and engraving area. With a patented open architecture and a low rider carriage cart, the SN2616LR can easily engrave furniture and home décor; floors and pavements; doors and windows; and wine barrels and bottles.