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FESPA Digital 2016 Preview – Printers

FESPA Digital 2016 Preview – Printers

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On Stand E15/Hall 1, Mimaki, in association with its exclusive UK and Ireland distributor Hybrid Services, will be showing a wide range of printing and cutting systems for both general graphics and digital textile printing applications.

The company will also be sponsoring the World Wrap Masters competition in association with Avery Dennison.

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Claiming up to 35 percent savings in energy consumption costs, the JETRIX LX5 LED UV printer will be showcased by InkTec (Stands J71 and J50/Hall 1). Using the company’s specially formulated UV inks, the printer delivers a wide colour gamut, high colour vibrancy and fast ink curing capabilities.

Visitors to the InkTec stand will also be able to see the latest solvent-based and dye-sublimation inks, which have been developed specifically for the Mimaki JV300.

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The latest large-format SureColor aqueous, solvent and dye-sublimation printers will be shown by Epson (Stand F50/Hall 1). The four new 64-inch printers include four- and 10-colour printing options and incorporate a number of new features to enhance their production capabilities. Throughout the show, live demonstrations of high-speed four-pass printing will take place on banner-grade, monomeric vinyl and blueback poster materials using the new SureColor SC-S60600 platform.

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A wide range of hardware and their print applications will be demonstrated by Fujifilm (Stand H70/Hall 1). The range includes the new Acuity LED 1600 roll-fed printer that offers print speeds of up to 33 square metres/hour, a maximum printing width of 1,610mm and a print resolution of 1,200dpi.

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Canada-based Gandy Digital (Stand H21/Hall 1) will launch its new super wide-format Fascin8tor five-metre roll-to-roll printer that combines eight Richo Gen4 printheads to enable printing directly onto mesh without a liner for applications such as outdoor billboards. Other new or recently introduced roll-to-roll printers on show will include the Gandy Digital Softjet, the hybrid Gandy Digital S18te and the Gandy Digital Termin8tor machines.

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A key attraction on the Roland DG stand (E120/Hall 1) will be demonstrations in the Personalisation Zone of the new and fastest addition to the popular VersaUV series of print & cut machines, the LEF-300. The printer can be used to transform a wide range of ordinary objects such as mobile ‘phone covers, USB sticks, pens and golf balls into high-profit customised items.

Within the Print Zone of the stand, Roland DG will demonstrate the latest 64-inch SOLJET EJ-640 eco-solvent printer, while in the Textile Zone the latest addition to the Texart dye-sublimation transfer range, the 64-inch XT-640, will be seen in action.

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Further developments to its Truepress Jet 3200UV flatbed printer will be shown by Screen Europe (Stand K40/Hall 4). They include roll-to-roll and flatbed models for the printing of both rigid and flexible substrates. The Roll2Roll printer can be purchased as a factory-installed option on either a new Truepress Jet W3200UV HS or Truepress Jet W3200UV ST printer or retrofitted to an existing machine. Once the flatbed machine is locked, it will effectively convert into roll-fed mode.

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On Stand J140/Hall 1, SWISSQPRINT will be demonstrating its range of large-format inkjet printers. As with a Swiss pocket knife, the machines claim to have all the necessary production tools combined within a single unit.

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Durst will be showcasing its latest innovations and developments on Stand H100, Hall 1, where the focus will be on water-based printing systems.  Visitors will be able to see the Rhotex 500, a five-metre wide dye sublimation printing system for seamless and extra-wide soft signage/fabric applications and the Rho WT 250 HS for the production of sustainable and odour-free advertising media and POS displays.

Also on display will be the Alpha 190, a new digital textile printing system that combines one-step pigment inks and automatic material pre-treatment for the production of home textiles, clothing and upholstery coverings.

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