Awards & Engraving

January '17

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18 • THE DIGITAL DIRECT REPORT • 2016 UV-LED PRINTING ROLAND LEF-300 The LEF-300 is a high-performance addition to the LEF product line. The ex- panded printable area of 30.3" X 13" increases productivity and flexibility. It can handle items 3.94" high, weighing up to 18 lbs. The maximum print speed is 24.32 sq. ft./hr. One moving 4W UV-LED and one fixed unit are used for opti- mum ink curing. Four inline print heads with a maximum resolution of 1,440 dpi are incorporated. Ink is supplied from 220cc and 500cc cartridges. Roland has included, and improved upon, the best features of the LEF-12 and LEF-20 into this new LEF-300 production machine. All three LEF models are easy to operate with well-designed RIP software, according to company literature. Visit: Call: 800-542-2307 HIGH-END UV-LED PRINTERS AND SYSTEMS More and more manufacturers are introducing UV-LED printer systems, and more high-end models are showing up as well. See the following entries for more details on some of the higher-end models now on the market. DIRECT COLOR SYSTEMS DIRECT JET 7200Z UV-LED The 7200z is the new UV-LED printing system from DCS. It offers a max print speed of 320 sq. ft./hr. and features an optional platen shuttle system for automated continuous operation. This machine is designed to serve as a complete, compact production center. The maximum printable area is 23.8" X 48". Items 10" high or less and weighing a maximum 250 lbs. can be printed. Accuracy is +/- 0.0015". Printer resolution is 2,880 X 2,880 dpi. A single block print head with 10 ink channels is used to achieve high speeds. Inks are supplied from 10 300ml tanks. Two 6-watt UV-LED lamp assemblies are provided for rapid ink curing. Notable options include ADA/Braille printing, cylindrical printing, roll-to-roll printing, and a vacuum table. Visit: Call: 860-829-2244

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