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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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Mactac New PermaGard and Permacolor Overlaminate

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Imagin Wallnoodle WN628 can now be latex printed to the edge.

Mactac Graphic Products has debuted PermaGard PG7285XL, an addition to its line of Permacolor pressure-sensitive overlaminates. Designed for interior and exterior signage, murals, P-O-P displays, and wide-format graphics requiring protection from UV light, weather, and scuffing, it’s repositionable, non-reflective, has a white paper liner, and can be used over UV, solvent, eco-solvent and latex wide-format prints. The 2.75-mil matte overlam is available in 79 in. x 164-ft rolls. The product will replace Mactac’s current Permacolor IP7286 overlaminate.

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Roland DGA VersaUV LEJ-640 and VersaStudio BN-20

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Roland debuts two new printers.

Roland DGA has introduced its 64-in. VersaUV LEJ-640 UV-LED wide-format hybrid printer. The LEJ-640 is offered in three Eco-UV ink configurations: CMYK + white + clear; CMYK + white + white, for high-opacity white printing on transparent films; and CMYK + clear + clear, for thick dimensional effects such as embossing. The clear ink can be put down in both gloss and matte finishes. Applications range from packaging prototypes and P-O-P to wide-format signage, décor, exhibits, and window displays.

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Fujifilm Introduces Acuity Advance LT

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Also announces upgrades to the Acuity Advance and Advance-X2.

Fujifilm has announced the debut of Acuity Advance LT, an entry-level UV flatbed. The 4-color printer, which features variable dot imaging, can accommodate rigid media up to 49.6 x 98.4 in., up to 1.89-in. thick; it can handle roll media (optional) up to 86.6-in. wide. Top speed is 132 sq ft/hr in Production mode; 91 sq ft/hr in Quality mode. The Advance LT utilizes KO or KI-series inks, packaged in 2-liter bags. The LT can be upgraded to the standard Advance or to Advance with white.

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