Durst has expanded the inksets for its
Rho printers"?now offering a Rigid
Board inkset and Paper/Board inkset, in
addition to its Flexible inkset.
Rigid Board inkset is designed for
customers printing primarily on boards
and other rigid surfaces. Durst notes
that it is an economical alternative, and
offers excellent adhesion on acrylics
and polycarbonates with no need for a
primer. It prints onto virtually any rigid
media and provides a 3-year durability
Paper/Board inkset is engineered
for roll or rigid media with a paper or PVC
surface. Not as long-lived as the other
inksets, the Paper/Board inks are best
for shorter-term outdoor and mediumterm
The standard Flexible inkset offers
high flexibility and adhesive properties.
It is suitable for a broad range of roll and
rigid substrates, is extremely durable,
In addition, Durst has introduced
three other Rho options: special-effect
varnish, white overprint, and spot colors.
The special-effect overlay enables
users to add spot gloss to one section or
the entire graphic.
White overprint capability allows
users to print white-on-color or color-onwhite.
This is especially useful when the
graphics call for high contrast or you're
printing a backlit image on transparent
film. This option also allows 9-color
printing"?printing four colors, white,
then additional four colors.
Rho printers can now print spot colors,
along with the CMYK+W. The soonto-
be-released spot colors are Warm
Red and Ocean Blue. Look for more spot
colors in the coming months, Durst
reports. (Durst Image Technology: www.durstus.com)