The HP Scitex FB and EFI VUTEk DS. These production printers compete with screenprinting presses. By Sophie Matthews-Paul. October 19, Print Service Provider Next Printing in Sydney’s St. Peters is the second company in Asia Pacific to purchase the HP Scitex FB ultra-high speed UV digital. Read HP Scitex FB and the latest news and analysis from across the printing industry.

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But before the company committed to the purchase it did its homework. HP says less than two heads per month need changing and the replacement head costs are included in the first-year maintenance contract.

It’s not only the printheads that leverage existing HP technology. The X2 head is a piezo-electric head. Site Login My Printweek. Type UV-cured hybrid Format 3.

Type UV-cured flatbed Format 3. The machine has four point-of-purchase PoP quality modes ranging from the highest quality PoP 17, which is 17 sheets per hour 90m2 per hour through to PoP 42, which churns sfitex 42 sheets or m2 per hour. Danny Clarke, Howard Hunt New year predictions: Type UV-cured flatbed Format 1. The good news is that the printheads can be replaced by the user without the need for an engineer. UV curing of the inks is provided by a cold mirror shuttered lamp system.

It is using the results of Fespa’s recently published World Wide Survey to back up its claims. So, although the FB is HP’s first moving-bed flatbed, the imaging technology is proven in the field in high-speed production.

In addition to the six colours fitted, it is possible to fit another two taking the total up to eight. Jason Hammond, The Delta Group. Avisar claims this offers cost benefits, which are passed on to customers who will pay gb7500 of dollars for printheads, rather than thousands”.


Imagine! Print Solutions Installs HP Scitex FB7500 Printer

sciitex From there, it set itself the task of building a machine that would offer significant time and cost savings for a shop running two sheet jobs per shift for 20 days per month. If you are seeing this message, it is most likely because your browser is using an ad blocker. News NewsEmail Bulletins. If we can improve on delivery times, then our clients can promote their products and services faster.

Latest News New year predictions: In addition, there are two higher speed modes producing 63 sheets per hour m2 per hour and 95 sheets per hour m2 per hour respectively.

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HP’s big news at Fespa Digital in Amsterdam earlier this month was the European debut of its high-end UV flatbed machine, the HP Scitex FB, which was one of a raft of launches and updates in that sector of the market unveiled at the show. They process is very simple, you can find out how by following this link. Julian Hocking, Nationwide Print New year predictions: HP believes the rush of high-speed digital machines to the market will push screen printing from a mainstream process into a niche.

The operator loads each sheet onto a feed table, which then registers the job before loading it onto the print table. HP defines the output speed in both square metres per hour and number of full size 1. HP says that it chose a 42pl drop size to help achieve strong flat colours typical of screen, with the addition of the two light inks to ensure smooth halftones, particularly flesh tones.

Next Printing, the digital print division of the highly successful commercial photo finishing company, Photo King, was one of the few large format producers to install UV flatbed technology when it opened for business in Each head has nozzles within a Agfa says it can combine screen print with digital print to maximise the strengths of both.


Imagine! Print Solutions Installs HP Scitex FB Printer

Avisar claims manning on a screen press might run to 10, whereas the FB can be run by a single operator. It was developed at its Corvallis, Oregon site, scited also developed HP’s thermal printheads.

PrintWeek offers free online access to all of our users, but we can only do this thanks to the fantastic support of our advertisers. What will be your abiding memory of ? Figures depend on the actual ink coverage of your job mix, but HP estimates ink consumption averages out at m2 per litre. Latest comments Recent People Popular.

The printhead carriage is taken from the firm’s long established Turbojet machine. With the new Scitex we will be able to provide a vastly improved service that also assures quality. The company outputs a range of signage products including exhibition display graphics, retail merchandising solutions and promotional materials. Next Printing has removed two older printers to make way fg7500 the HP Scitex FB, which is being installed this month.

We believe this technology is as revolutionary as the HP Scitex Turbojet — when that was released onto the market it immediately raised the bar. We service highly competitive markets such as visual merchandising, entertainment and television where speed to market is critical. The installation will also enable Next Printing to expand its market reach. Other factors that suggest a swing to digital include breaking up long runs into smaller batches of multiple versions, a drive to reduce wastage and lower operator costs.

The FB’s flatbed traversing under the printhead can be seen as being an unwrapped version of the Ph drum architecture, to make it capable of handling rigid and thick materials.