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The On-Demand Option

(January 2011) posted on Tue Dec 13, 2011

High-speed presses for direct-marketing output.

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Also available is the Meteor DP60 Pro – it accommodates media up to 13 x 26 in. (13 x 40 in. with option), including plastics and synthetics, and can print at 2400 dpi, offering a speed up to 3900 A4 sheets/hr; it also features variable-data capabilities. The company also offers the Meteor DP60 Paper, designed exclusively for paper substrates and synthetics such as Teslin. Both DP60 models have full variable-data capabilities. The company’s Meteor DP40 Pro press accommodates media up to 12.25 x 18 in., offers resolutions up to 1800 dpi, and 4-color toner printing speeds up 2100 pages/hr. With a maximum sheet capacity of 5750, the press is compatible with a wide variety of paper and plastic substrates from 60 to 320 gsm; it offers automatic duplexing for media up to 260 gsm.

Océ North America
The Océ ColorStream 3500 is a high-speed color, continuous-feed inkjet press that accommodates paper up to 21.25-in. wide and a top speed of 246 ft/min. Featuring the company’s DigiDot inkjet technology and inks, as well as Océ SRA MP (Massively Parallel) controller architecture, the ColorStream 3500 can hit a top resolution of 600 dpi and offers a choice of pigment or dye inks for full-color, spot-color, and MICR applications.

Also available are the ColorStream 10000 Flex and the JetStream Compact, Dual, and Wide presses. See also: Canon.

The Scodix 1200 digital press from Israeli-based Scodix is designed to add value to print by creating tactile effects via its Scodix Sense clear polymer inkjet technology, the press creates matte or gloss effects (up to 99 gloss units) applied in thicknesses up to 70 microns and in variable densities from 1 to 100%.

It can handle paper formats and substrates up to 19.7 x 27.8 in., in thicknesses up to 0.5mm, and paper weights from 135 to 500 gsm (50 to 185 lbs). It offers resolutions up to 360 x 1016 dpi.

The Scodix1200 also supports variable-data and barcode applications in PDF or optimized PDF formats.
Common applications include small posters, direct mail, marketing collateral, business cards, greetings cards, book covers, and other commercial, promotional, and consumer print.