Sign & Digital Graphics

May '18

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the same brand becomes easier when you're only calibrating for one machine with one set of inks." Print onto Anything Roland's Roberts says that its VersaUV flatbed printers, including those in the LEF series, enable users to print directly onto just about anything. LEF series models can print on materials or three- dimensional items up to 3.94 inches thick, while the much larger LEJ-640FT flatbed is capable of printing on substrates and objects up to six inches thick and weigh- ing up to 220 pounds. "Besides being able to print eye-catching signage and P.O.P. displays on a variety of substrates, the unique capabilities and versatility of these innovative devices has opened up a world of 'out of the box' opportunities for product customization and personal- ization. Businesses of all sizes—ranging from 'Mom and Pop' print service pro- viders to Fortune 500 corporations—are using Roland's Versa UV flatbeds to cus- tomize everything from carrying cases, cell phone covers and shoes to table tops, lunch boxes and surfboards." He adds that in addition to print- ing CMYK inks on a vast array of items, Roland VersaUV flatbed printers allow users to incorporate stunning textural and dimensional effects using specially formulated gloss and white inks. Customization "UV-LED flatbeds are ideal for print- ing CMYK, gloss and white inks directly onto a vast array of substrates and objects. (Left) Canon's Océ Arizona 6100 Series flatbed UV printers are dedicated flatbeds designed for versatile, higher-volume produc- tion of high-quality display graphics. Pictured is the 6170 XTS The Inca Onset X3, dis- tributed by Fujifilm, is aimed at large-format screen printers—it is capable of printing in excess of 9,600 square feet per hour. (Image courtesy of Fujifilm) The Ricoh Pro T7210 dedicated flatbed offers customers the ability to handle diverse materials of varied thicknesses, helping them to further broaden their revenue streams. (Image courtesy of Ricoh USA, Inc.) model. (Image courtesy of Canon Solutions America Inc.) S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S • May 2018 • 37

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