Offset Printing - UV/LED Curing
A number of in-plants have added sheetfed offset presses in recent years, despite clear evidence that production inkjet printing is growing in popularity. So what gives? Do they have a point?
At the University of Missouri-Columbia, the installation of a new five-color LED-UV press testifies to the continuing vitality of the offset printing process.
UV inks are versatile, allowing for broader applications compared with other inkjet printing technologies.
UV technology has continued to push — and expand — wide-format’s envelope.
Citing the need to increase capacity and gain a competitive advantage, the perfecting press from RMGT was the perfect choice for a growing business. This and other solutions from the company will be represented in Dallas. PRINTING United Booth 9551.
The sheetfed printing portion of the GPO was made up of a fleet of Heidelberg offset presses until the recent installation of an RMGT 9 Series press with LED-UV curing. The new press adds further capacity — but why did the GPO go with LED-UV technology?
UV inkjet is one of the fastest growing segments in the wide-format market. The technology, in combination with LED technology, offers myriad opportunities for in-plants and can lead to higher productivity and less power consumption.
Test your knowledge. This Q&A addresses some of the key differences between UV and LED-UV offset printing.
Are you a UV versus LED-UV offset printing ninja, neophyte or somewhere in between? Take the quiz today to find out!