Compress, a Division of Impression Technology, Sydney Australia is pleased to announce a major new entry into the promotional and industrial decoration UV printing market with the launch of their new iUV-1200s UV flatbed printer. The world premiere will occur at FESPA, (Booth: Hall 5, M70) this March in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Featuring an overall 1200mm x 604mm (47” x 24”) flatbed area and a wide 1100mm (43”) maximum printing width, the new Compress iUV-1200s UV flatbed printer boasts a robust and a powerful UV print system including new optional braille and texture printing capabilities. The Compress iUV-1200s advanced print engine offers six independent color channels for CMYK, White and Clear UV inks with high resolution imaging up to 1440 dpi, providing users with exceptional and superb color imaging output onto a multitude of substrates. With a deeper material height thickness, the Compress iUV-1200s can accommodate and print onto substrates up to 305mm (12”) thick and at much faster print speeds of up to 35 sq meters per hour (over 300 sq ft).
Steve Richardson, Managing Director of Impression Technology stated, “we have a rapidly growing base of industrial decorators who have been very successful using our Compress iUV-600 UV printers. Many customers have requested a larger size to accommodate the growth which they have experienced using our equipment. Our new iUV-1200s with its 1200mm x 600mm (47” x 24”) base certainly achieves this goal. Basically with our new iUV-1200s our customers get two times more printer at an unbelievable price.”
According to Jerry Erich, Director of Sales, Compress, “it is really exciting to have the world premiere of this product at FESPA. Without a doubt we have the strongest feature set for a product of this type and look forward to demonstrating its world class capabilities. The Compress iUV-1200s is truly a remarkable “game changing” solution for industrial decoration markets.”
The Compress iUV-1200s flatbed printer is loaded with leading features designed for both practicality and profitability. This features include third generation dual UV LED lamp arrays for improved UV ink curing and adhesion, liquid cooled lamp system for enhanced lamp longevity, a bulk ink system in bottles with WIMS (White Ink Management System) for automated ink circulation and filtration, an inbuilt media height detector for reducing printhead strikes, a new Ink mist extractor that virtually eliminates excess ink mist and the InterWave Dot technology for reducing print banding for outstanding image quality.
The Compress iUV-1200s UV Flatbed base unit will start shipping in April, 2016. Compress distribution is via the world’s leading digital decorations-promo graphics-industrial packaging channel, including Graphics One in the Americas.