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Mutoh unveils its new dye-sublimation printer

Mutoh unveils its new dye-sublimation printer
 Mutoh Europe has unveiled its XPJ-1642WR water-based CMYK 162 cm digital inkjet printer.

 Manufactured and engineered in Japan and based on Mutoh’s new XpertJet printer platform, the XpertJet 1642WR incorporates two new generation, extra wide 1600 nozzle AccuFine printheads, installed in a staggered setup, which offer best-in-class drop placement accuracy. Combined with Mutoh’s new proprietary i-screen weaving technology – Mutoh’s fourth generation weaving algorithms – the new printheads will deliver exceptional print quality at high production speeds, outputting sellable high-quality print at speeds of 61 m²/h, with a top engine speed of 98 m²/h.

Targeted at the sublimation transfer market, the XpertJet 1642WR dye sublimation printer will deliver high-quality graphics for transfer onto all possible flexible and rigid polyester materials for applications including textile-based graphics and displays, soft signage, flags, exhibition graphics, décor, fashion apparel, sportswear, T-shirts and giftware. In addition, the printer can also be used to print directly onto closed coated polyester fabrics or mixed fibres.

To accommodate the widest range of dye sublimation papers, it features pressure rollers with adaptable pressure that can also be individually disabled and  four different head heights ranging from 1.5 mm to 4 mm.

 

In order to facilitate uninterrupted volume production, the new 1642WR integrates an automatic nozzle check unit that will automatically detect missing nozzles and clean them. The machine can also be equipped with three different motorised,take up systems of 30 kg, 40 kg and 100 kg and there is also a front media drying unit and replaceable mist collection filters.

The new XpertJet 1642WR comes with Mutoh’s new generation DC3-series Increased Colourant HC dye-sublimation ink, which results in reduced ink consumption, faster drying and compatibility with lightweight papers. The new inks come in degassed 1kg pouches for reliable jetting, excellent image definition snd sharpness.

The XPJ-1642WR also integrates all known Mutoh XpertJet features, including an illuminated print platform and re-usable ink cases as well as an enhanced roll-off system with new media feed flanges.

It is available immediately and will be marketed by Mutoh Europe throughout the EMEA area through its existing network of certified distributors.

 For a product introduction movie on Mutoh’s new XpertJet 1642WR, click here

 For further information on the XpertJet 1642WR visit: https://www.mutoh.eu/en/products/indoor-digital-transfer/xpertjet-1642wr

 

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