Unveiling the latest in the Acuity Advance Select line, FUJIFILM North America Corporation’s Graphic Systems Division will demonstrate the Acuity Advance Select 8 UV flatbed inkjet printer at the ISA International Sign Expo 2013, April 3-6, 2013, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas in booth 1512.
The Acuity LED 1600 wide-format hybrid inkjet printer will also be on display, as well as samples of wide format media that showcase unique applications and materials that can be produced on these platforms.
“We continue to make significant advances with our presses and supplies serving the sign industry. Our tireless commitment to innovation is evident in the Acuity line of wide format inkjet printers, and we look forward to demonstrating the unique projects these printers make possible,” said Todd Zimmerman, vice president and general manager, FUJIFILM North American Corporation, Graphic Systems Division.
The Acuity Advance Select 8 UV flatbed inkjet printer delivers all of the market leading image quality, performance and reliability benefits of the Acuity Advance series. In addition, the Select 8 offers increased flexibility with a wider selection of color options that can provide high productivity and value added versatility. Its eight channels offer extended color, white and clear ink options.
Key highlights include:
• Configurations with double strike white capability or white plus clear ink.
• Two additional high quality production print modes for increased throughput.
• Controlled print-bed vacuum strength through additional zoning capability.
• New job handling capability for greater production efficiency.
The Acuity Advance Select 8 UV flatbed inkjet printer will be running in the Fujifilm booth at ISA and printing a wide range of unique substrate samples including: poker chips, textured print, playing card tins, Visual Magnetics, wood signs, clear PETG, white Styrene, black Sintra, Innova framed art and Ultraflex poplin fabric.
Designed for creativity, the Acuity LED 1600 high-performance, wide-format inkjet printer creates high value-added graphic displays, signs and banners. With its proprietary design, it uses patent-pending UV LED ink curing system to produce exceptional quality display graphics on roll or rigid substrates. The LED curing technology provides many benefits including lower energy consumption and longer lamp life when compared to traditional metal halide UV curing technology. Results include lower operating costs and reduced environmental impact, critical to staying competitive in today’s sign industry.
Reaching print speeds up to 215 sq ft/hr while providing outstanding quality output, the Acuity LED 1600 offers a standard 8-color ink set including CMYK plus light cyan, light magenta, white and clear, and allows printing white or clear ink in a single pass for even greater productivity. Spot clear ink adds special effects to create more value to graphic displays and signs.
The Acuity LED 1600 will be on display printing the following innovative media at ISA: Ultraflex Illumisol backlit signs, Sihl clear film, Catalina Graphic Films’ Mojave wall paper, Fujifilm poster paper, clear textured printing, packing printing with playing card cases and decal/label printing.