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DataStream's New ChromaMax Inks and Media

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DataStream has introduced the Chroma- Max line of inkjet media and inks. Its line of media includes ChromaGraphix for indoor use and PermaGraphix for indoor/outdoor use. This media can be used with piezo and thermal aqueous pigment- based, solvent, and eco-solvent inks. The ChromaMax media is available in thicknesses of 3 to 17 mils, and in matte, satin, and gloss finishes.

The coated line includes media such as poly-based paper, adhesive-backed paper, fine-art canvas, regular vinyl, scrim banner vinyl, self-adhesive vinyl, Tyvek, and backlit film. The uncoated line includes media for eco-solvent and solvent inkjet printers. Most media are available in rolls (from 24 to 60 in. wide) and standard-sized sheets.

ChromaMax inkjet inks"?ChromaMax Piezo Ink and ChromaMax Ultra for Epson"?offer a broad color gamut, and feature quick drying times. The ink is available in bulk bottles (1-liter) and supports 6- or 7-color printing. The system consists of 6 to 12 ink cartridges which plug into the printer and are refillable. Ink comes in CMYKcmk. Chroma- Max inks are available for several piezo printers, including Roland, Epson, Mimaki, and Mutoh. (Datastream: www.datastreaminc.com)

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