Sign & Digital Graphics

June '17

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86 • June 2017 • S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S J U N E 2 0 1 7 Product Review LARGE-FORMAT LASER CUTTER Trotec, Plymouth, Michigan, debuts the SP2000, a new high-speed laser cutter for large-format materials. The SP2000 is designed for efficient pro- cessing of large-format materials such as acrylics, wood, textiles and cardboard, to name a few. With a working area of 66″ x 98″ and access from all four sides, the system offers a generous working area with an ergonomic design. In addi- tion, the SP2000 features a 71″-wide loading area at the front and the rear of the machine, allowing for unrestricted unloading and loading even while the machine is cutting. The unit offers processing speeds up to 6.5 feet per second, and laser power up to 400 watts. The fully enclosed beam path and additional safety features make the SP2000 a class 2 laser solution, eliminating the need for special safety measures. For more information, visit See our ad on page 55 PVC-FREE PROMOTIONAL FILM Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions, Mentor, Ohio, launches a new PVC-free digitally printable film, MPI 3901 Promotional Film. The product does not sacrifice color pop, printability or performance in order to be cost-effective for point-of-purchase advertising. The film is manufactured using PVC and phthalate-free film technology and a solvent-free adhesive. MPI 3901 has a clear, removable adhesive to provide the right amount of adhesion, with quick, easy removal. This film is compatible with both latex and UV-curing inkjet printers. Common applications include wall murals, retail, tradeshow exhibits and outdoor signage. For more information, visit HIGH-SPEED UV LED PRINTERS EFI, Fremont, California, introduces two new UV LED inkjet printers offering the fastest throughput available in their product class: The EFI VUTEk 5r and VUTEk 3r printers. The new printers are designed to offer the highest image quality at the highest rated throughput speeds, with a range of options to drive efficiencies. The printers feature powerful LED curing technology; resolutions up to 1200 dpi and native EFI UItraDrop Technology seven- picoliter printheads with true multi-drop addressability for smoothness in shadows, gradients, and transitions; a unique color distribution algorithm that provides superior economic advantages with ink usage, with a single liter of ink covering up to 1,600 square feet, on average, across all print modes. The three- meter-wide VUTEk 3r model offers print speeds up to 3,715 square feet per hour; and the 5-meter VUTEk 5r model offers print speeds up to 4,896 square feet per hour. For more information, visit www. VERSATILE SMALL FORMAT UV PRINTER Mimaki USA, Suwanee, Georgia, adds a new member to the UJF- MkII product family, its latest generation of small-format UV-curing flatbed printers. The new UJF-3042MkII EX offers a unique approach to value- added printing by combining four steps into one: delivering the ability to place primer for strong ink adhesion, white ink for high print opacity, full color CMYK printing and a clear print surface treatment, all in one operation. This high versatility approach is enabled by the addition of a fourth printhead and the ability to hold eight ink bottles. For more information, visit www.mimakiusa. LATEX PRINT & CUT SOLUTION HP, Palo Alto, California, announces the HP Latex 300 Print and Cut Series, a dual-device solution for simultaneous printing and cutting in a single workflow, delivering 50 percent time savings, the company says. The 54″ HP Latex 315 Print and Cut, and the 64″ HP Latex 335 Print and Cut solutions offer efficient production for a broad range of applications. The bundle pack- age is designed to work with the recently released HP Signage Suite, a cloud-based software solution with web-based apps for easy signage creation. For more information, visit See our ad on page 13 See our ad on page 21

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