The HP Scitex FB and EFI VUTEk DS. These production printers compete with screenprinting presses. By Sophie Matthews-Paul. October 19, Print Service Provider Next Printing in Sydney’s St. Peters is the second company in Asia Pacific to purchase the HP Scitex FB ultra-high speed UV digital. Read HP Scitex FB and the latest news and analysis from across the printing industry.

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The FB’s flatbed traversing under the printhead can be seen as being an unwrapped version of the Turbojet’s drum architecture, to make it capable of handling rigid and thick materials.

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Maiden printhead The X2 is HP’s first piezo electric head. Jason Hammond, The Delta Group. The X2 head is a piezo-electric head. HP says less than two heads per month need changing and the replacement head costs are included in the first-year maintenance contract.

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If you are seeing this message, it is most likely because your browser is using an ad blocker. The firm argues this arrangement provides the best compromise of productivity and substrate flexibility. Type UV-cured scitec Format 3.

Each head has nozzles within a Julian Hocking, Nationwide Print New year predictions: Latest comments Recent People Popular.

Next Printing first in Sydney to install HP Scitex FB

Fv7500 before the company committed to the purchase it did its homework. The company outputs a range of signage products including exhibition display graphics, retail merchandising solutions and promotional materials. It’s not only the printheads that leverage existing HP technology.

Site Login My Printweek. HP says that it chose a 42pl drop size to help achieve strong flat colours typical of screen, with the addition of the two light inks to ensure smooth halftones, particularly flesh tones. It was developed at its Corvallis, Oregon site, which also developed HP’s thermal printheads. In addition, there are two higher speed modes producing 63 sheets per hour m2 per hour and 95 sheets per hour m2 per hour respectively. PrintWeek offers free online access to all of our users, but we can only do this thanks to the fantastic support of our advertisers.


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Flexible and rigid sheets up to 25mm thick can be handled, including paper, card, polypropylene, polystyrene corrugated boards, foam and PVC. The FB has a maximum sheet size and printable area scitexx 1. News NewsEmail Bulletins. The installation will also enable Next Printing to expand its market reach. The FB is a well-thought out package and, while it may not offer headline-grabbing speeds, it has a sensible specification that delivers versatility and productivity.

Printed sheets are automatically transferred to a stacker. Next Printing has removed two older printers to make way for svitex HP Scitex FB, which is being installed this month. We service highly competitive markets such as visual merchandising, entertainment and television where speed to market is critical. So, although the FB is HP’s first moving-bed flatbed, the imaging technology is proven in the field in high-speed production.

James Duckenfield, Hobs Group New year predictions: Danny Clarke, Howard Hunt New year predictions: What will be your abiding memory of ? UV curing of the inks is provided by a cold mirror shuttered lamp system. With the new Scitex we will be able to provide a vastly improved service that also assures quality. Avisar claims manning on a screen press might run to 10, whereas the FB can be run by a single operator.

Scltex addition to the six colours fitted, it is possible to fit another two taking the total up to eight. From there, it set itself the task of building a machine that would offer significant time and cost savings for a shop running two sheet jobs fbb7500 shift for 20 days per month.

Next Printing, the digital print division of the highly successful commercial photo finishing company, Photo King, was one of the few large format producers to install UV flatbed technology when it opened for business in Type UV-cured hybrid Format 2. The operator loads each sheet onto a feed table, which then registers the job before loading it onto the print table.


HP’s big news at Fespa Digital in Amsterdam hl this month was the European debut of its high-end UV flatbed machine, the HP Scitex FB, which was one of a raft of launches and updates in that sector of the market unveiled at the show.

The machine has four point-of-purchase PoP quality modes ranging from the highest quality PoP 17, which is 17 sheets per hour 90m2 per hour through to PoP 42, which churns out 42 sheets or m2 per hour. We have always been committed to employing the latest technology as a point of differentiation in the marketplace. HP Scitex started development of the FB in by asking managers and operators from some of the world’s leading screen printers what specifications a digital machine would need to supplant screen.

HP defines the output speed in both square metres per hour and number of full size 1. The printhead carriage is taken from the firm’s long established Turbojet machine. Avisar claims this offers cost benefits, which are passed on to customers who will pay “hundreds of dollars for printheads, rather than thousands”.

Type UV-cured flatbed Format 1. Figures depend on the actual ink coverage of your job mix, but HP estimates ink consumption averages out at m2 per litre. Productivity figures provided include loading and unloading times, so, according to HP, should reflect actual production speeds rather than theoretical printing only speed.

It is using the results of Fespa’s recently published World Wide Survey to back up its claims. We believe this technology is as revolutionary as the HP Scitex Turbojet — when that was released onto the market it immediately raised the bar. Latest News New year predictions: