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CADlink Debuts SignLab9

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Cadlink's latest version of signmaking software.

CADlink has introduced SignLab 9, its latest version of signmaking software with a full suite of text, vector, and raster design tools and support for vinyl cutters, sign printers, thermal ribbon printers, engravers, routers, and dye sub printers. Version 9 features new design tools including a menu-board design interface; advanced transparency support for bitmap and gradient filled objects; decorative edge tool; new stoke/line tools and color controls; extended text character viewer; and more.

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General Formulations Adds Concept 234 to Graphi-Tex Line

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A new fabric wall film.

General Formulations has announced the addition of Concept 234 Fabric Wall Film to its Graphi-Tex line. Concept 234 is a 7-mil premium white matte coated polyester fabric with an acrylic removable pressure-sensitive adhesive allowing for removability. The fabric film can be used with solvent, eco-solvent, and UV-curable inks. Designed for temporary application, Concept 234 can be placed on most types of painted interior walls including flat, semi-gloss, and gloss paint finishes. Available in 54-in. widths.

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Graphic Finishing Partners Announces the 400 Series Professional Top Heat Laminators

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Built for applications that require PSA films for overlamination, mounting, and pre-coating boards.

Graphic Finishing Partners has introduced the new 400 Series Professional Top Heat laminators, which are available in 55- and 63-in. widths. The 400 Series features: a 1-in. variable roller gap, 4.5-in. silicon rollers, 140-degree top heated roller, and speeds of up to 13.5 ft/min. The laminators are built for applications that require PSA films for overlamination, mounting, and pre-coating boards.

GRAPHIC FINISHING PARTNERS
www.gfpartners.com

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The Flora PP 2512 UV Debuts

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The UV flatbed accomodates rigid media.

Shenzhen Runtianzhi Image Technology in China has introduced the Flora PP 2512UV printer, a UV flatbed that can accommodate rigid media up to 48 x 100 in. and 4-in. thick. The 6-color printer (CMYKcm, with optional white and varnish) can be outfitted with Konica Minolta or Spectra Polaris printheads, and resultant print speeds will range from 418 sq ft/hr in Standard mode to 145 sq ft/hr in Ultra Quality mode; top resolution is 1200-1400 dpi, depending upon printhead.

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Caldera Releases Latest Version of Costview

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Costview 3.0 debuts.

Caldera’s Costview 3.0 allows print providers to monitor all print-related costs by extracting job information directly from the RIP spooler. Production managers can control, modify, study (via spreadsheet), and export all relative job costs. Costview 3.0 also includes a new eco-print calculator and new carbon-footprint analysis tool, measuring CO2 from each print element (inks, media, electricity, etc.).

CALDERA
www.caldera.com

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Anderson America Debuts Ajet Hybrid UV Digital Printer

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An Onyx ProductionHouse RIP is standard.

Anderson America has introduced its Ajet hybrid UV digital printer. Capable of printing flexible and rigid substrates up to 5 x 10 ft., the 7-color (CMYKcm+w) Ajet boasts speeds up to 301 sq ft/hr and 720-dpi resolution. It can accommodate media up to 1.97-in. thick. Features include: an auto-tensioning and roll-feed takeup system; automatic head wiping; a printhead safety device to detect incorrect media height; a visually guided graphic user interface; UV light timer; and more. An Onyx ProductionHouse RIP is standard.

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EFI Offers Upgrades for Vutek GS50000r

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Field-upgradeable features for Vutek GS50000r.

EFI  is now offering the Vutek GS5000r roll-to-roll UV printer with various new field-upgradeable features: white-print capabilities; multi-image and multi-queue functionality, allowing for running multiple jobs simultaneously from the user interface; and double-sided printing capabilities (optional).

EFI
www.efi.com

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Arlon Introduces Six Window and Wall Graphics Products

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Arlon debuts DPF 206, DPF 207, DPF 45WF, DPF WD White, and DPF 50 WD Clear.

Arlon has announced six new products for window and wall graphics:

• New DPF 206 (fabric film with woven texture) and DFP 207 (vinyl film), removable interior wall decoration films. The 6-mil polycoated matte white films feature a clear removable pressure-sensitive adhesive designed to bond well and be removable to substrates such as smooth painted non-vinyl walls. Available in 54-in. widths.

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HP Debuts Two Printers

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HP also introduces LX610 Latex Scitex inks and HP SmartStream Designer v5.1.

Hewlett-Packard has debuted two new printers – the Scitex LX850 and LX820.

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SID Signs New SID Triton 210

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Available in 83-, and 71-inch versions.

SID Signs has announced the introduction of the SID Triton 210, an 83-in. eco-solvent printer. The 4-color (CMYK) rollfed machine features a top speed of 182 sq ft/hr in Draft mode (4 passes), 129 sq ft/hr in Standard mode (6 passes), and 107 sq ft/hr in Quality mode (8 passes). It utilizes Epson printhead and offers a top resolution of 1440 dpi.

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