Awards & Engraving

July '16

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40 • A&E JULY 2016 machine is designed to serve as a complete compact production center. Maximum printable area is 23.8 by 48 inches. Items up to 10 inches high and weighing up to 250 lbs. can be printed. Accuracy is a +/- 0.0015 inches. Printer resolution is 2880 by 2880 dpi. A single block print head with 10 ink channels is used to achieve high speeds. Inks are supplied from 10 300ml tanks. Two 6-watt UV-LED lamp assemblies are provided for rapid ink curing. Important options include ADA/ Braille printing, cylindrical printing, roll- to-roll printing, and a vacuum table. Rowmark's GoVivid UV-LED System Solution GoVivid is a separate Rowmark com- pany that provides full UV-LED direct- to-substrate printer systems. Everything needed for success with this technology is provided by GoVivid. That includes two private label printer models (the Breeze and the Wave), RIP software, a variety of printable substrates, onsite installation, training, and full documentation. The Breeze's maximum print size is 11.5 by 31 inches. Items up 7.5 inches high weighing up to 20 lbs. can be deco- rated. Maximum print resolution is 1440 by 2880 dpi. Inks are supplied by 220ml cartridges. DCS Braille and 3D public sign. IMAGES COURTESY DIRECT COLOR SYSTEMS DCS 7200z powerful UV-LED production system. The Wave is a more expensive model providing a larger 23-by-28-inch print- able area for items up to 4.5 inches high. It is engineered for large multi-panel print jobs. CLOSING COMMENTS UV-LED direct-to-substrate tech- nology is easy to fall in love with. Being able to print opaque colors on dark and clear substrates and adding textured images and raised prints has created a new class of high-end plaques and signs. Marking large assemblies and precision

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