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New Agfa UV inkjet solutions make global debut at SGIA

Oct 14, 2010 12:00 AM


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SGIA 2010 Expo (www.sgia.org) attendees are the first to see the new Agfa (www.agfa.com) :Jeti 3020 Titan. The latest from the :Jeti family of products, the :Jeti 3020 Titan range starts with a 16 head unit delivering 1,216 sq.ft./hr. (113 sq.m/hr.), and up to 48 heads at 2,430 sq.ft./hr. (226 sq.m/hr.). In total, the :Jeti 3020 Titan offers ten different levels of speed and capability.

"Agfa is aggressively developing inkjet systems that will help printers be more competitive.  And now with the addition of the Pitman Company's product offerings, we have the inkjet media, finishing solutions and additional printers to offer customers. Print is evolving and we are working collectively to help printers stay ahead of market constraints. New high margin printed and high demand applications like retail signage, tradeshow graphics, fleet graphics are the future," says marketing director Deborah Hutcheson.

In addition to the new :Jeti 3020 Titan, Agfa is showing:

:Anapurna Mw - single-pass pre-white and multi-pass post-white for printing on transparent material, backlit applications, or printing white as a spot color.

:Anapurna M4f - a 4-color, flatbed, wide-format industrial inkjet printer designed for printing high quality POP, displays, posters, exhibition panels, stage graphics, ad panels and more. With a print resolution of 720x1440 dpi, the M4f prints on a large variety of media up to 63 inches wide. The optional roll-to-roll unit adds additional versatility.
  
The new :Jeti 1224 HDC FTR (flat to roll), a high-productivity UV inkjet printer featuring High Definition Color capabilities running live during the show. This system offers true flatbed combined with true roll to roll capability. The 96-inch-wide flatbed architecture of the :Jeti 1224 HDC allows for printing on virtually anything that is reasonably flat up to five cm thick. It is ideally suited for high resolution trade show graphics, POS (Point-of-Sale) displays, real estate signs, backlit signs, lenticular displays, high resolution banners, ceramic tiles, wood and many more flatbed applications

:Jeti 3324 Aquajet fabric printer, which prints up to 10.5 feet wide with production speeds of more than 400 sq.ft./hr. It's a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly alternative to solvent-based fabric technologies.

Applications produced on Agfa's :M-Press TIGER  a high-speed UV flatbed inkjet press, and :Dotrix high-speed UV web inkjet printing press will also be on hand during the SGIA Expo.

The new :Anapurna 2050 UV-curable inkjet printer is designed to give users a cost-effective solution for speed and 1440 dpi display printing.
 
Agfa Graphics and Pitman have invited several vendor partners into their SGIA booth. The goal of this effort is to provide SGIA 2010 attendees with a complete array of solutions to fit their total business needs. These include inkjet media products from Neschen, Duratex, Avery, 3M, InteliCoat Technologies and 3PTextiles. Agfa Graphics and Pitman vendor partners also include Inkjet Hardware providers, showing products ideal for entry level market. These include:
 
Epson GS 6000 Low Solvent Printer – 64-inch Roll-to-Roll printer that delivers unparalleled color gamut, image quality, reliability and print speeds with new safer solvent-based ink technology.
 
HP L25500 Printer - Users can produce outdoor signage with durability comparable to eco-solvent inks and achieve high-quality results-that meet clients' branding requirements-for all your indoor signage applications, from exhibition graphics to interior decorations. Print on a wide range of media, including coated media or polyester fabric and low-cost papers without treatments.