Digital Graphic Systems has introduced the Samurai V-Cut II, its fourth generation of digital flatbed cutters.
Features include: a new heavy-duty cutting head with independent tool motion servo motors (six motors total), new vacuum table system and design; automatic tool-depth sensor; and more. Max. cutting area is 63 in.; max. cutting thickness is 2.3 in.; max. cutting diameter is ¼-in.; max. motion speed is 1000 mm/sec.
Options include Kase-Vision camera-registration system.
Drytac has introduced the Giclée Coater 44, a compact, water-based flood coater designed for fine-art, canvas, giclée, and photo-print producers. The Giclée Coater 44 accepts cut sheet prints of inkjet canvas or fine-art paper right from the printer without any hardware adjustments or changeovers, according to Drytac.
Encore has introduced its series of Fine Art Boards in canvas, cork, and chalkboard foam boards and extreme white for photography. The new Fine Art Boards are designed for prints, digital artworks, logos, patterns, and reproductions of art and photographs. All can be cut by hand or machine.
Central National-Gottesman Inc. (CNG) has agreed for its Lindenmeyr Munroe division to acquire the assets of Bradner Central Company, a family-owned paper merchant headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.
Esko has introduced the first model in its new Kongsberg C Digital Finishing Systems series, the Kongsberg C64.
The new digital-finishing platform works with 126 x 126-in. substrates and boasts a rigid, carbon-composite traverse beam to ensure precision and support high speed, fast acceleration, high quality creasing, and 3kW milling capabilities, reports Esko. It can accommodate an extensive range of applications and substrates, from paper and textiles to corrugated (up to triple-wall thickness), fluted board, plastics, aluminum composites, and more.
Agfa Pitman has introduced the Anapurna M2500, a 98-in.-wide industrial UV inkjet system that supports rigid and roll-to-roll media.
Designed for sustained higher workloads in indoor and outdoor applications, the M2500 features 6 colors (CMYKcm) plus in-line white ink; automated media-registration bar and head-height adjustment; borderless printing capability; and an automatic four-zone vacuum system.
Max. resolution is 720 x 1440 dpi; top speed is 646 sq ft/hr in Express mode (323 sq ft/hr in Production mode). Max. media thickness: 1.77 in.
Roland DGA has introduced its VersaCamm VSi Series of eco-solvent printer/cutters.
Macro Art in Cambridgeshire, England, has broken its own record for producing the world’s largest movie poster – measuring 3234.31 square meters (more than 34,813 square feet).
The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) – the non-profit organization providing sustainability certification to the printing industry – has announced the launch of a three-part webinar series designed to help companies develop effective strategies for embracing sustainability in print.
Colex (colex.com) has introduced its Sharpcut Flatbed Cutter System. Designed for finishing complex digital display graphics, the 5 x 10-ft Sharpcut offers a Triple Interchangeable Tool-Head station as well as a six-zone vacuum system. The Sharpcut package includes a Fixed Knife, Oscillating Knife (14,000 strokes/min), and Router (1- or 3-HP available); other tools include the Universal Drawing Tool, V-cut Knife for 90-degree folds, Coroplast Knife, Creasing Wheel, and the Universal Single Edge Knife for Sintra up to 6mm.