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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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Agfa says it can combine screen print with digital print to maximise the strengths of both. It’s not only the printheads that leverage existing HP technology. We service highly competitive markets such as visual merchandising, entertainment and television where speed to market is critical.

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 The FB’s flatbed traversing under the printhead can be seen as being an unwrapped version of the Turbojet’s drum architecture, fh7500 make it capable of handling rigid and thick materials.

In addition to the six colours fitted, it is possible to fit another two taking the total up to eight. 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. So, although the FB is HP’s first moving-bed flatbed, the imaging technology is proven in the field in high-speed production.


HP’s big news at Fespa Digital in Scites earlier this month was the European debut of its high-end UV flatbed fb7500, the HP Scitex FB, which was one of a raft of launches and updates in that sector of the market unveiled at the show. HP says less than two heads per month need changing and the gb7500 head costs are included in the first-year maintenance contract. Site Login My Printweek.

Imagine! Print Solutions Installs HP Scitex FB Printer

Each head has nozzles within a PrintWeek offers free online access to all of our users, but we can only do this thanks to the fantastic support of our advertisers. Next Printing has removed two older printers to make way for the HP Scitex FB, which is being installed this month.

Avisar claims this offers cost benefits, which are passed on to customers who will pay “hundreds of dollars for printheads, rather than thousands”. Avisar claims manning on a screen press might run to 10, whereas the FB can be run by a single operator.

It is using the results of Fespa’s recently published World Wide Survey to back acitex its claims. Figures depend on the actual ink coverage of your job mix, but HP estimates ink consumption averages out at m2 per litre. If you are seeing this message, it is most likely because your browser is using an ad blocker. Latest comments Recent People Popular.


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Julian Hocking, Nationwide Print New year predictions: News NewsEmail Bulletins. But before the company committed to the purchase it did its homework. UV curing of the inks is provided by a cold mirror shuttered lamp system.

Other factors that suggest a swing to digital include breaking up long runs into smaller batches of multiple versions, a drive to reduce wastage and lower operator costs. We believe this technology is as revolutionary as the HP Scitex Turbojet — when that was released onto the market it immediately raised the bar. It was developed at its Corvallis, Oregon site, which also developed HP’s thermal printheads.

HP defines the output speed in both square metres per hour and number of full size 1.

James Duckenfield, Hobs Group New year predictions: Type UV-cured hybrid Fg7500 2. Type UV-cured hybrid Format 3. 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.

Imagine! Print Solutions Installs HP Scitex FB7500 Printer

The FB has a maximum sheet size and printable area of 1. Type UV-cured flatbed Format 1. Flexible and rigid sheets up to 25mm thick can be handled, including paper, card, polypropylene, polystyrene corrugated boards, foam and PVC.