Sign & Digital Graphics

February '18

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72 • February 2018 • S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 8 Product Review UPGRADE AVAILABLE FOR RHO 1312 Durst US, Rochester, New York, announces an upgrade now available for the offset-quality Rho 1312, making the printer even more versatile and productive flatbed. The Durst Rho 1312 Plus upgrade package includes a firmware upgrade called Smart4, which effectively doubles the Rho 1312 productivity up to 10,763.91 sq ft/hr (1.000 m2/h) or up to 330 boards an hour in 2 Pass Overlap mode. In addition, the Rho 1312 Plus upgrade package also enables double-sided printing, true white layering and a new ink saver feature. For more information, visit https:// SINGLE-PASS PRINTER Vanguard Digital Printing Systems, Suwanee, Georgia, announces the release of the VSP1400, a 49˝ x 104˝ UV LED single-pass digital screen printer that is capable of printing 23,040 sq.ft/ hr in express mode while delivering exceptional print quality. Vanguard Digital has manufactured the VSP1400 printer to complete its current line-up of digital flatbed printers, which includes the VR5D entry-level UV LED flatbed printer, as well as the VK300D. The VSP1400 prints on all your standard signage substrates with a maximum media thickness of 1.5˝. You can also opt for an auto feed and stacking system, allowing your operator to focus on other tasks while the VSP1400 prints board after board, streamlining your business and boosting produc- tivity. For information, visit http://vanguard- PRINT AND CUT SOFTWARE GCC, Walnut, California, introduces its plug-in software GreatCut 4 with optimized compatibility and new features. The GreatCut 4 helps users to complete all print and cut tasks in the design soft- ware they are familiar with. It supports the most commonly used design software—CorelDRAW and Adobe Illustrator to the latest version; moreover, its compatibility with CorelDesigner as well as its new functions can facilitate users to present perfect cutting results in an effortless and seamless way. For information, visit www. HP INDIGO MEDIA LINE Kernow North America, Pittsford, New York, launches its new KernowPrint for HP Indigo line of printable synthetic materials featuring Cobalt Coating Technology. This new line of ready-to- print and certified synthetic media is designed for HP Indigo users seeking high-performance printable synthetics. KernowPrint for HP Indigo provides a wide range of synthetic solutions including bright-white synthetics, specialty colors, and an expanded range of printable films. Kernow's new line of HP Indigo ready-to-print media is aimed at helping printers take advantage of the growing trend in synthetic printing. Kernow added that the durable, tear- resistant and long-lasting benefits of printing on synthetics has opened new doors for printers ser- vicing customers in a wide range of markets—and helps those looking to take full advantage of HP Indigo's printing technology. For informa- tion, visit See our ad on page 55 IMPROVED OVERLAMINATES Mactac, Stow, Ohio, introduces improved PERMACOLOR ColorGard LUV overlaminates. With a new 3.2-mil clear PVC facestock that is known for its ability to eliminate color shifting and a 58# smooth white Kraft liner, Mactac's ColorGard LUV family of high-performance acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive films are preferred by distributors, graphic designers and end-users alike. ColorGard LUV films are available in a variety of surface finishes, including the LUV8000 Gloss Series, LUV8100 Matte Series and LUV8200 Lustre Series. They can be laminated to photographic prints, transparencies, UV screen printed images and latex, solvent, eco-solvent, water-based, and UV inkjet prints to impart protection from abrasion, moisture and other potentially damaging effects in both indoor and out- door environments. For information, visit

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