Pro L4160 and Pro L4130 machines offer 7 colors and variable-drop printheads.
Ricoh has introduced its new Ricoh Pro L4100 series of latex printers. Comprising the Pro L4160 and Pro L4130 latex printers, the new rollfed printers can handle media sizes up to 63.8-in. (L4160) and 54-in. (L4130) wide, and support up to seven colors in various configurations, including orange, green, and white inks in addition to CMYK.
The printers feature Ricoh Gen5 stainless steel piezoelectric, variable-drop printheads that simultaneously jet three different drop sizes as small as 4 pL.; a Ricoh Soft RIP; and the use of standard 100-120v power. Top resolution is 1200 dpi; top speed on the L4160 is 195.9 sq ft/hr in 4-color Draft mode (118.4 sq ft/hr in 4-color Standard mode).
Both systems can accommodate a wide range of substrates, including PVC, tarpaulin, synthetic paper, coated paper, non-coated paper, and textiles. Applications include outdoor and indoor signage, including banners, P-O-S/P-O-P posters, vehicle wraps, wall coverings, and more.