Sihl LLC has announced a partnership with Mimaki to provide no charge sample rolls of Sihl's Fusion Flexible Film Line with the purchase of a new Mimaki UJV-160 roll-to-roll and flatbed UV Curable Inkjet Printer.
"We are pleased to partner with Sihl Digital Imaging to provide unique applications for the new Mimaki UJV-160 LED hybrid printer. Sihl has been a long time partner with Mimaki in offering inkjet media targeted for specific market segments beginning with the aqueous JV4," said Steve Urmano, marketing director of Mimaki USA.
"Mimaki's decision to include a broad range of Sihl Fusion flexible film samples with the shipment of the UJV-160 will enable print providers to create the type of signs and displays that were previously only possible with solvent or aqueous inkjet printer technology," said Dan Halkyard, marketing director, Sihl LLC.
Sihl Fusion Films Sample includes:
Sihl 3191 Fusion Light-Block Film 5 mil Gloss: This 5 mil polyester film with a grey backing layer is designed to be 100 percent opaque. This opacifying layer fused with the white polyester film to promote durability and provide a high gloss, quality look for tradeshow, pop-up signage and POS displays.
Sihl 3192 Fusion White Film 4 mil Gloss: This 4 mil white polyester film is 95 percent opaque and is constructed from a high quality dimensionally stable base with an anti-static backcoat. 3192 Fusion White Film is the perfect choice for very high quality / durable photorealistic signage.
Sihl 3193 Fusion Clear Film 7 mil Gloss: This 7 mil clear polyester film is designed with the utmost in optical clarity for use as overlays, window graphics and specialty point-of-purchase displays.
Sihl 3194 Fusion Backlit Film 5 mil Gloss?This 5 mil polyester film includes an opacifying layer on the reverse for uniform light dispersion and a UV Curable receiver treatment on imaging surface to promote ink adhesion. This product when printed on the Mimaki UJV-160 provides stunning backlit images for both front lit viewing and back lit viewing. The backlit density is extreme for maximum color pop and image performance.
Sihl 3195 Fusion Light-Block Film 8 mil Gloss: This 8 mil polyester film with a grey backing layer is designed to be 100 percent opaque. This opacifying layer fused with the white polyester film to promote durability and provide a high gloss, quality look for tradeshow, pop-up signage and POS displays.
The Mimaki UJV-160 UV Inkjet printer features:
? Roll-to-roll and hybrid large-format inkjet printer for roll-to-roll and rigid substrates
? Accommodates rigid substrates such as acrylic or aluminum compound boards of up to 12 kg
? Two different types of ink available: Hard UV LED curing ink LH-100 and flexible UV LED curing ink LF-200
? Hard white UV LED curing ink enables precise, vivid and superb prints on transparent substrates
? Ecological packaging and Mimaki's reusable 600 ml ink containers result in far less waste
? UV LED curing does not produce heat, thereby enabling printing on heat sensitive media
? Printing speed of 5sqm/h when printing with 1200 x 1200 dpi in superior image mode.
Mimaki has created custom profiles for Sihl Fusion Films and they are available on the Mimaki website
Both Mimaki and Sihl will be demonstrating these products at the SGIA tradeshow October 7-9, 2009 in New Orleans. Stop by the Sihl Booth #1563 and the Mimaki Booth #231 for more information on this media and printer combination.