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December '17

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72 • December 2017 • S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S D E C E M B E R 2 0 1 7 Product Review UV LED FLATBED PRINTER Novus Imaging, Moultonborough, New Hampshire, an M&R Company, introduces the ULTRA, a dependable, built-to-last printer available in models with one, two, or three printheads per channel. Features include outstanding grayscale print qual- ity; auto masking that saves hours of setup time; dual pin reg- istration for accurate positioning of double-sided prints and irregular materials; exclusive, high-speed backlit imaging mode; multiple hot folder image queues, and on-the-fly image nesting. Advanced UV LED curing and ink technology deliver reliable low- temperature curing without sacrificing print speed, color gamut, ink adhesion or media versatility. For information, visit http:// novusimaging.com. FLATBED CUTTING PLOTTER Mimaki USA, Suwanee, Georgia, introduces the CF22-1225 flatbed cutting plotter, a 4' x 8' model with features to improve workflow efficiencies. Key features include a larger work area and an improved workflow efficiency with ID Cut function in RasterLink6 plus software. Along with registra- tion marks, RasterLink6 plus software will include a bar code on output from a Mimaki printer driven by this version. The unit also includes multiple cutting head and tool holder configurations. Users can choose from several cutting heads that offer a range of tool holders to hold a variety of cut- ting, creasing and drawing tools, depending on the application. Swivel knife, tangential knife, reciprocating knife, creasing wheel and pen options are all available. For more information, visit www. mimakiusa.com. See our ad on page 55 WIDE-FORMAT PRINTER FOR DÉCOR MARKET Ricoh USA, Inc., Malvern, Pennsylvania, introduces the RICOH Pro T7210, a new wide-format flatbed printer designed to bring low- maintenance reliability and ease-of-use to the decorative-printing market. The printer can handle diverse materials of varied thick- nesses, helping shops further broaden their revenue streams. The T7210 supports substrates up to 4.3" thick with a print size of 6.9' x 10.5", and offers print speeds of 538.2 ft2/hour (50 m2/hour) during standard operation. Additionally, a media gap adjustment sensor automatically measures substrate thickness and adjusts printheads accordingly. Meanwhile, Ricoh's high-viscosity UV ink and its patented long-lasting piezoelectric printheads help produce eye-catching, unique applications. In addition, Ricoh's T7210's intelligent resource management system and streamlined interface make short runs and one-offs simple and cost-effective to produce. For more information, visit www.ricoh-usa.com. SWISS-MADE LED-CURING FLATBED Kriessern, Switzerland-based swissQprint has developed an LED version of its Oryx flatbed printer, the Oryx LED—joining the previ- ously launched swissQprint Impala LED and Nyala LED printers. In addition to its new LED curing capabilities, the new Oryx LED offers maximum output of 700 square feet an hour (65 square meters) and a 98" x 78" print bed (2.5m × 2m). The versatile unit offers nine freely configurable color channels, binary or greyscale, addressable resolutions of 360 dpi–1080 dpi (apparent resolution of up to 2160dpi), a roll-to-roll printing option and built in Crash Sensor Technology that prevents head crashes. This precision printer is designed to print onto a broad variety of substrates including acrylic, aluminum composite panels, wood, tarpaulin, polyester, polycarbonate, polystyrene, (high-density) PVC, vinyl films, flexible foam panels, glass and more. For more information, visit www.swissqprint.com.

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