Mutoh America Inc. has launched the ValueJet 1628T 64-inch and ValueJet 2628T 100-inch aqueous printers, specifically designed for soft signage printing.
"ValueJet 1628T/2628T incorporates new and improved technology that offers numerous business opportunities for soft signage printing that will target the creative digital textile market," said Jeff Springan, product engineer, Mutoh America.
The ValueJet 1628T/2628T is designed for soft signage applications such as banners, flags, pennants, POP-displays and signage, posters, tradeshow graphics, museum fine art, wall murals, for both polyester fabrics and dye-sublimation paper.
Offering a maximum print width of 63.2 inches/103.2 inches and print resolutions of 360, 540, and 720 dpi for different applications, the ValueJet 1628T/2628T has draft quality speeds up to 447sqft/hr, and print speeds up to 154sqft/hr in production mode. The ValueJet 1628T/2628T employs a new head, which is best suited for polyester fabrics using the On Demand Piezo Drive Method and encompasses Mutoh's Intelligent Interweaving (I²) "wave" Printing Technique that virtually eliminates banding.
The ValueJet 1628T/2628T delivers superior line sharpness and photo quality with continuous tones, smooth transitions and a wide color gamut that can be utilized with a variety of Ink cartridges (CMYKLcLmOG), available in four, six, or eight colors, available as 220ml cartridges or a bulk ink system. The ValueJet 1628T/2628T offers easy installation and user friendly operation.
The ValueJet 1628T/2628T is available for shipping beginning in April, 2010.