As you know, Cygnus Graphics Media has been busy working away at the content for the upcoming GRAPH EXPO 2011 Show Daily and I have to say, the four days in Chicago is going to be a whirlwind of activity. But what can you expect if you plan to attend?
Océ (Booth 1213) will demonstrate the Océ Arizona 550 GT UV curable flatbed printer. This model is capable of POP-quality prints at 433 square feet/hour.
Roland DGA Corp. (Booth 3835) is showcasing its recently released 64-inch VersaUV LEJ-640 UV-LED wide-format hybrid inkjet printer for packaging protoypes, press proofs and membrane panels to wide-format signage, POP, window displays and interior décor items. Designed to accept roll and flat media, the LEJ-640 prints CMYK, white and clear inks on virtually any commercial printing substrate including papers, films, vinyl, PET, leathers, plastics, polycarbonates and a wide range of board stocks up to a half-inch thick.
Available exclusively from Fujifilm (Booth 627), the Onset S40 (with automation) will produce 94 full-sized (63x123.6 inches) high-quality prints per hour. The S40 is available in either four-color CMYK or six-color CMYK + Lc + Lm. FUJIFILM North American Corporation (Booth 627) is also showcasing the Acuity Advance HS (high speed) wide format UV flatbed printer with roll media option, offering photographic quality printing at production speeds of 430-sq. ft./hour, giving printers unmatched performance for the price.
EFI (Booth 2000) is spotlighting the EFI Rastek H652 UV hybrid printer, featuring best-in-class photographic image quality, including white, at an unrivalled speed and price point, reports the company. The Rastek H652’s vacuum belt media transport system enables the system to handle a wide range of rigid and flexible materials up 65 inches wide and 1.8 inches thick, including Fome-Cor, PVC, corrugated plastics, plywood, aluminum, and glass.
Canon’s (Booth 1213) imagePROGRAF iPF750 36-inch large-format printer produces vibrant full-bleed posters, clear text documents, and crisp line drawings quickly and easily. The new PF-04 print head incorporates a new nozzle shape to reduce satellite ink, producing cleaner lines and text, and minimizing mist.
EFI’s (Booth 2000) Fiery XF Server is an optimized production RIP hardware that provides the feature set and performance needed to maximize utilization of superwide EFI VUTEk inkjet devices.
Agfa Graphics’ (Booth 1227) :Anapurna M1600 is a 63-inch wide UV-curable printer that features white ink and Agfa’s flexible G2 inks. The :Anapurna M1600 is designed for applications up to a width of 62.2-inches and a thickness of 1.77-inches on rigid substrates including mirrors or plexi-glass and roll-to-roll substrates that demand more flexibility including banners and exhibition graphics.
Mutoh has released its newest additions to the ValueJet line-up: the ValueJet 1324-54" and ValueJet 1624-64" inkjet printers. The new ValueJets offer upgraded features. The printers will replace the previous ValueJet 1304-54" and ValueJet 1614-64" models.