Roland DG Corporation has selected DuPont Tyvek 1056D as a certified media for the company's VersaUV LEC series of UV inkjet printer/cutters. A nonwoven, lightweight material, Tyvek 1056D media is highly durable and tear resistant.
"DuPont Tyvek 1056D is perfectly matched to the Roland VersaUV platform, offering quality prints, high tensile strength and a distinctive look for applications ranging from interior décor to numbered race bibs," said Y. Yazawa, Roland DG product marketing senior manager. "In certifying Tyvek 1056D for the LEC series, we have taken the first step in our partnership with DuPont. Our goal is to expand the digital graphics market by making advanced technologies more widely accessible."
DuPont Tyvek 1056D features:
? A tough 0.17mm printing substrate made from pure, high-density polyethylene fibers
? Combines the benefits of paper, film and fabric
? Ideal for applications requiring durability and tear resistance
? Can be repeatedly folded and flexed without tearing
? Well suited for industrial/medical packaging, protective apparel, tags, labels, graphics, banners, numbered race bibs, carrier bags, maps and envelopes
? Uncoated substrate for lower production costs
? Available in rolls measuring 760mm wide x 50m long (29.9 inches wide by 164 feet long)
? Durable up to one year outdoors without lamination (One-year outdoor durability is based on accelerated weather tests conducted by Roland DG. Results may vary depending on the location and application.)
Roland's VersaUV LEC-300 is the world's first UV inkjet printer/cutter and a highly versatile production tool that brings form, texture and dimension to printed graphics. VersaUV prints CMYK + opaque White and clear coat in both gloss and matte finishes, all in one device. This unique configuration can be used to create special effects and finishes for highly customized graphics including faux leather, crocodile skin and even Braille. Long lasting LED lamps and Roland's newest generation of UV inks make production with the LEC easy, clean and efficient.