The Viper' from Gandy Digital is set to change the speciality printing market by introducing 'on the fly' digital LED UV printing to multi-surfaced objects which would previously have been an expensive, wasteful and time consuming process.
The 'Viper' has a minimal setup cost and utilizes a 24x24 (600mm x 600mm) inch print area and a jig which is bespoke to your merchandise. The jig is interchangeable and is mounted to the 24x24 print plate producing perfect registration every time.
Printing on the Viper enables different key-ways of the product to be printed at the same time. Materials and products printed on the Viper range from ipad covers to iphone cases, key chains to golf balls. Almost anything can be printed on the 'Viper' with a height of 12inches (300 mm) or less. The 'Viper' also has a low ink consumption which yields a higher ROI for the investor.
The 'Viper' uses a 6 colour configuration driven by Ricoh Gen 4 print heads which deliver a 6 pl droplet.
A '2' or '3' droplet per pixel mode is also available producing higher ink densities when required for specific applications.
The operator can also choose to print solid 4 color with 2 inline rows of white at the same time with a final print speed of 80 seconds per bed (24''x24'').
There is no loss in production printing at either 4 color or 4 color and white modes.
Printing with UV ink offers the end user excellent adhesion and durability on a wide gamut of plastics and materials.
Automatic ink level monitoring is displayed 'live' on Gandy Digitals specially designed GUI with full control on the Apple iPad (industry first).
Laser controlled head height censoring eliminates the risk of expensive head strikes, nozzle damage and down time. To improve print resolution and clarity even more the 'Viper' is also equipped as standard with an 'anti static system' and uses the latest UV curing technology with LED UV lights.
This curing process produces no heat which is beneficial to heat sensitive plastics and materials.
Color option available for the 'Viper' are:
- 4C - C,M,Y,K
- 4CR - C,M,Y,K, Clear
- 4WCR - C,M,Y,K, White, Clear
- 4WW - C,M,Y,K, White, White
- 6C – C,M,Y,K,LtC,LtM.