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July '18

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74 • July 2018 • S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S J U L Y 2 0 1 8 Product Review Next Generation Of Flatbeds swissQprint, Kriessern, Switzerland, introduces the new 3rd generation of its line of digital printers: Nyala 3, Impala 3 and Oryx 3, together with the speed models Nyala 3S and Impala 3S. Each of these LED UV-curing flatbed printers has the accustomed add-on features, which now include an extended roll to roll option. Nyala 3S and Impala 3S are designed for high-output operations: Nyala 3S delivers up to 370 m 2 /h (3,983 ft 2 /hr), Impala 3S up to 317 m 2 /hr (3,412 ft 2 /hr). The new high-performance models combine print density and speed. The generation 3 models will be available from August 2018 via the swissQprint distribution network. For more information, visit www.swissqprint.com/en. Sign Supply Catalog JDS Sign Supply, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, broadens its sign divi- sion with the 2018 Sign Supply Catalog. Last year JDS expanded into the sign industry with the introduction of its first sign catalog and started distributing vinyl, along with cut by the yard services, application and trans- fer tapes, and tools and accessories. This year JDS has added new items such as digital film from Avery Dennison and General Formulations, overlami- nates, additional application tape and tools, banner material, stands and accessories. JDS is also now a preferred vendor for Gemini Pronto Changeable Copy. The JDS Sign Supply Catalog is simple to use and informative. JDS also has new lower pricing on select vinyl, tape and tools. For information, visit www.jdssignsupply.com. Next-Generation Hybrid EFI, Londonderry, New Hampshire, introduces its next-gener- ation hybrid flatbed/roll platform technology—the EFI VUTEk h Series. Designed for high-volume produc- tion, the new VUTEk h series of 3.2-meter (10.5 ft) wide unit fea- tures new, high-velocity 7-picolitre UltraDrop Technology greyscale printhead imaging that delivers precision dot placement at high production speeds. The printers offer four- and eight- color printing modes plus white, as well as five-layer print capability in a single pass. The new VUTEk h3 model offers maximum throughput of up to 74 boards per hour. In addi- tion, the h5 model, which is available direct from EFI or as field upgrade to the h3 model, can produce up to 109 boards per hour. For more information, visit www.efi.com. Latest Print Software Package Onyx Graphics, Midvale, Utah, releases ONYX 18, the latest version of the popular print software package, featuring new color tech- nologies for color accuracy, consistency and conformance to standards such as G7 and Fogra that print service providers can prove to their customers; and is the first solution compatible with iccMAX.i, the new standard rec- ommended by the ICC for all wide- and grand- format print applications including textile and soft signage. The new release brings next level power and reliability to the entire portfolio of ONYX products with the latest Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE 4.8). For more information, visit www.onyxgfx.com. Router-Knife Hybrid AXYZ International, Burlington, Ontario, intro- duces the Trident, a hybrid CNC Router system combining heavy-duty routing with rapid knife cutting. The Trident combines three cutting technologies: a routing spindle, tangential knife, and oscillating knife for process- ing a wide range of materials in all print finishing, signmaking, foam and graphics applications. With process widths of 60˝ to 85˝ or greater, AXYZ can provide virtually any length required. For infor- mation, visit www.axyz.com. See our ad on page IBC See our ad on page 61

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