Digital Printing-Wide Format - Flatbed
With so many print operations turning to signage to keep their businesses afloat during the pandemic, after seeing a significant drop in traditional print, Xanté was poised to provide the solutions they needed.
The flatbed device is a flexible, reliable, entry-level solution capable of printing on a variety of rigid substrates up to 3˝ thick.
Too often, in-plants invest in wide-format printers without a thought as to how those pieces will be finished. In a session on wide-format finishing during the PRINTING United Digital Experience, one in-plant manager stressed how vital his shop's automated cutting equipment has been.
Wide-format printing is a hot topic for in-plants, and the In-plant Forum explored the possibilities in depth. IPI Editor Bob Neubauer talked with two midwestern university managers about the expansion of wide-format printing in their operations, and reviewed examples of some of their innovative wide-format projects.
Roland DGA is showcasing its advanced imaging technologies for eco-solvent, UV, and direct-to-garment applications — including the TrueVIS VG2-640 wide-format printer/cutter, IU-1000F high-volume flatbed UV printer, and the VersaSTUDIO BT-12 direct-to-garment printer — during the PRINTING United Digital Experience.
Xanté is moving into full production and installations of its X-16 and X-33 printers due to the success customers have experienced.&nbs
After years of research and planning, SeaPrint Graphic Solutions at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, finally got approval last year to purchase a wide-format flatbed printer. It turns out that was the easy part. Getting it installed and operational was a much bigger challenge.
Xanté has joined a growing number of industry OEMs in announcing its participation in the new PRINTING United Digital Experience, where it will show off its new flatbed UV printers.
After a very successful debut last week, the Wide-Format Summit Series continues on Oct. 15 with sessions on wide-format equipment implementation, new printed textile opportunities, proving the ROI of outdoor advertising and more.