“The demand for high-quality, fast turnaround, short-to-medium run length capabilities in the label market is driving new growth potential for label converters in the Midwest and across the US,” Falcone said. “Consumer goods companies whose product mixes are configured to specifically targeted customer segments, are stimulating the push for inkjet label solutions. Screen is leading the way with its Truepress Jet L350UV inkjet label printer to serve those needs that are typically outside the scope of flexo production.”
The Screen Truepress Jet L350UV inkjet label solution produces photo-realistic quality at a top speed of 173.3 square feet per minute. It accommodates web widths up to 13.7 inches in a wide range of coated and uncoated substrates including metallic foil, transparent film and poly materials.
Single-pass, grayscale piezo printheads emit Screen’s high-definition CMYK+white UV inks with a minimum droplet size of 3 picoliters. This tiny droplet size combines with printing resolutions of 600 x 600 dpi to create sharp, well-defined images and text.
“This unique technology is ideally suited to protection printing and security labels production in which incredibly fine character details, ghosted images and similar security characteristics are effortlessly printed. This is not something that flexo or gravure can achieve in such a fast and cost efficient manner,” Falcone said.