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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HP says less than two heads scihex month need changing and the replacement head costs are included in the first-year maintenance contract. Latest comments Recent People Popular. Next Printing has removed two older printers to make way for the HP Scitex FB, which is being installed this month.

Each head has nozzles within a We believe this technology is as revolutionary as the HP Scitex Turbojet — when that was released onto the market it immediately raised the bar.

Type UV-cured flatbed Format hpp. If you are seeing this message, it is most likely because your browser is using an ad blocker. The printhead carriage is taken from the firm’s long established Turbojet machine. Avisar claims scitx on a screen press might run to 10, whereas the FB can be run by a single operator.

They process is very simple, you can find out how by following this fb750. We service highly competitive markets such as visual merchandising, entertainment and television where speed to market is critical.

It’s not only the printheads that leverage existing HP technology. Danny Clarke, Howard Hunt New year predictions: The X2 head is a piezo-electric head. HP believes the rush of high-speed digital machines to the market will push screen printing from a mainstream process into a niche. PrintWeek offers gb7500 online access to all of our users, but we can only do this scotex to the fantastic support of our advertisers. The company outputs a range of signage products sditex exhibition display graphics, retail merchandising solutions and promotional materials.

Type UV-cured hybrid Format 3. The operator loads each sheet onto a feed table, which then registers the job before loading it onto the print table.


Figures depend on the actual ink coverage of your job mix, but HP estimates ink consumption averages out at m2 per litre. Site Login My Printweek. 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 per shift for 20 days per month.

News NewsEmail Bulletins. 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. But before the company committed to the purchase it did its homework.

Type UV-cured flatbed Format 3. Productivity figures provided include loading and unloading times, so, according to HP, should reflect actual production speeds rather than theoretical printing only speed. HP defines the output speed in both np metres per hour and number of full size 1. 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.

Latest News New year predictions: Flexible and rigid sheets up to 25mm thick can be handled, including paper, card, polypropylene, polystyrene corrugated boards, foam and PVC. If we can improve on delivery times, then our clients can fh7500 their products and services faster.

So, although the FB is HP’s first moving-bed flatbed, the imaging technology is proven in the field in high-speed production. What will be your abiding memory of ? Jason Hammond, The Delta Group. It was developed at its Fg7500, Oregon site, which also developed HP’s thermal printheads.

With the new Scitex we will be able to provide a vastly improved service that also assures quality. UV curing of the inks is provided by a cold mirror shuttered lamp system. Agfa says it can combine screen print with digital print to maximise the strengths of both. 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. In addition to the six colours fitted, it is possible to fit another two taking the total up to eight.


The installation will also enable Next Printing to expand its market reach. It is using fbb7500 results of Fespa’s recently scifex World Wide Survey to back up its claims. 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.

Maiden printhead The X2 is HP’s first piezo electric head. 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. James Duckenfield, Hobs Group New year predictions: Avisar claims this offers cost benefits, which are passed on to customers who will pay “hundreds of dollars for printheads, rather than thousands”.

Julian Hocking, Nationwide Print New year predictions: HP’s big news at Fespa Digital in Amsterdam earlier 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.

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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. The good news is that the printheads can be replaced by the user without wcitex need scjtex an engineer.

The firm argues this arrangement provides the best compromise of productivity and substrate flexibility. The FB has a maximum sheet size and printable area of 1.

Imagine! Print Solutions Installs HP Scitex FB Printer

Printed sheets are automatically transferred to a stacker. Type UV-cured hybrid Format 2. We have always been committed to employing the latest technology as a point of differentiation in the marketplace.