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Eastech Adds White Ink and Scutum UV8720S

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Eastech has announced that all of its Scutum and Octra wide-format printers now offer white ink as an option. The company reports that it currently has approximately 10 printers installed with white ink.

In addition, Eastech has introduced its latest printer"?the Scutum Light UV8720S printer. With a maximum print width of 86 in. and 6-colors plus white (CMYKcmW), this UV-curable printer can print on flexible and rigid media (up to 1.0 mm thick).

It offers a maximum resolution of 360 x 720 dpi, three print modes (High Speed, Production, and High Quality), and speeds up to 801 sq ft/hr in High Speed. In addition, the Scutum Light UV8720S also features Spectra printheads, 2-liter ink tanks, and an automatic ink refill system. This printer also offers the option to switch from UV-curable inks to solvent inks.

Price: $160,000, with a 1-yr warranty. (Eastech: www.eastechdigital.com)

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