Ricoh launches two next-generation industrial inkjet printheads

Ricoh has announced the launch of two new Industrial Inkjet Printheads – the Ricoh MH5421F and the Ricoh MH5421MF. The OEM will start taking orders for both beginning today. The printheads were designed for both low-viscosity (6 mPas) and medium-viscosity fluids (11 mPas) respectively. They enable highly stable jetting performance by utilizing an ink recirculating … Read more →

Xaar launches 1003 AMx Printhead

Xaar, a world leader in industrial inkjet technology, has announced the launch of its new printhead, the Xaar 1003 AMx for precise and controlled small drop (6-42 pL) functional fluid deposition. Ideal for the production of fine features, patterns and coatings, this new printhead is aimed at sectors such as advanced manufacturing, flat panel display, … Read more →

HP unveils PageWide C500 Press for corrugated packaging

HP’s PageWide C500 Press has a production capacity of up to 25 million square metres of boards per year, powered by HP PageWide Thermal Inkjet Technology. A robust, direct-to-board digital corrugated solution, the C500 also prints on 1.3-metre-wide boards using an innovative corrugated media-handling solution with a virtual belt. Customer beta testing is scheduled to … Read more →

Mutoh launches ValueJet 626UF UV-LED Flatbed Printer

Mutoh America, a leader in wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has unveiled its new ValueJet 626UF. The new VJ626UF 19” x 23” UV-LED Flatbed Printer has an expanded print width and depth “and is even more versatile” with an optional rotary attachment for printing on cylindrical items. The VJ626UF provides “outstanding performance and versatility at … Read more →

SwissQprint unveils Impala LED and Nyala LED wide-format printers

SwissQprint’s two new large-format printers are the Impala LED and Nyala LED – “new models that operate with even greater precision than their predecessors with LED curing that makes them hugely versatile, highly profitable and environmentally friendly,” said the OEM. LED curing significantly reduces power consumption. Less heat build-up, in turn, increases the variety of … Read more →

Agfa Graphics launches LED version of its Jeti Tauro

Agfa Graphics’ Jeti Tauro H2500 LED wide-format printer is a 2.5-metre-wide hybrid UV inkjet printer with an integrated roll-to-roll system that features continuous and automated feeding of a wide range of flexible and rigid media – including several types of corrugated board. The Jeti Tauro will now rely on LED-curing technology as an alternative for … Read more →

Xaar collaborates with FFEI for new OEM Print Bar System

Xaar, a world leader in industrial inkjet technology, has announced a collaboration with FFEI, a global developer of award-winning digital imaging solutions, in order to drive the go-to-market plan for the Xaar Print Bar System – and provide a seamless solution for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). The Xaar Print Bar System is a highly flexible … Read more →

Rohrer unveils new rStucture Coating

Rohrer Corporation (Wadsworth, Ohio), a specialist in visual packaging solutions, has announced the release of rStructure Coating – one of five specialty products in its rSeries. rStructure is a textured coating that creates a multi-dimensional, embossed look on printed packaging. “The visually elegant effects of rStructure spark interest in the consumer and demand to be … Read more →

GSC Imaging unveils new compatible ink for Canon ImagePrograf Pro Series of printers

GSC Imaging (La Vergne, Tennessee), developer and toll manufacturer of high-performance digital water-based inkjet inks used in desktop and wide-format printer cartridges, has added to its line of aqueous wide-format compatible inks for Canon ImagePrograf Pro 1000, 2000, 4000 and 6000 series printers. The new inks are characterized as “plug and play” – which means … Read more →

Polaroid releases new Tabletop Photo Studio Kit

The low-cost, all-in-one photo studio kit provides the necessary accessories for perfecting product shots of food, jewelry and other items in the studio or on the go, said Polaroid. Each kit comes with two output lights, a tripod stand, four backdrops, three diffuser screens, and a carrying case. When assembled, the kit’s lightbox tent is … Read more →

3M adds 34 coloured translucent films to its repertoire

After extensive research, 3M is introducing 34 new colours. These include 7 additions to its 3M Envision Translucent Film Series 3730, plus 27 additions to its 3M Scotchcal Translucent Graphic Film Series 3630. Showcasing new shades that include Deep Sea Blue, Fire Engine Red, Glacial Green and more, 3M’s selection of coloured translucent films now … Read more →