Also enhances the Jeti 3020.
Agfa has introduced the Anapurna M1600 and Synaps UV media to North America, as well as enhanced its Jeti 3020.
The 63-in. hybrid UV printer, Anapurna M1600 offers 4-colors (CMYK) plus white (with dedicated white-ink mixing and circulation system), utilizing Agfa’s flexible G2 inks; it features Konica Minolta 1024 printheads. The M1600 can accommodate roll media as well as rigid media up to 1.77-in. thick and features a two-zone vacuum table for dealing with a variety of substrates. Top print speed is 500 sq ft/hr in Express mode; its Production mode offers 305 sq ft/hr; Poster mode is 150 sq ft/hr. A Wasatch SoftRIP Agfa edition is standard. Top resolution is 720 x 1440 dpi.
Agfa has also announced an enhancement to its Jeti 3020 Titan flatbed: an FTR flat-to-roll option. The FTR option supports 126-in.-wide media and rolls up to 750 pounds. The option is field-upgradeable for existing Jeti 3020 Titans.
Agfa’s Synaps UV media, a high-gloss synthetic paper, also made its North American debut. Featuring a modified polyester base, the paper is recyclable and is intended for UV-curable inks in inkjet as well as offset, flexo, screen, and gravure printing. It’s suitable for indoor and outdoor use, and is waterproof, water-resistant, and designed to offer excellent weatherability and high tear resistance, Agfa reports. Synaps can be cut with guillotine or die cutting as well as lasers. Available in two weights: 220 and 430 g/m2; in 60-in. x 150-ft rolls.
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