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’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.

Maiden printhead The X2 is HP’s first piezo electric head. The FB has a maximum ho size and printable area of 1. 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. But before the company committed to the purchase it did its homework.

We have always been committed to employing the latest technology as a point of differentiation in the marketplace. Avisar claims this offers cost benefits, which are passed on to customers who will pay “hundreds of sditex for printheads, rather than thousands”.

The operator loads each sheet onto a feed table, which then registers the job before loading it onto the print table. Latest News New year predictions: They process is very simple, you can find out how by following this link. Site Login My Printweek. HP says that it np 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.

UV curing of the inks is provided by a cold mirror shuttered lamp system. The good news is that the printheads can be replaced by the user without the need for an engineer. In fb75500 to the six colours fitted, it is possible to fit another two taking the total up to eight. Julian Hocking, Nationwide Print New year predictions: Flexible and rigid sheets up to 25mm thick can be handled, including paper, card, polypropylene, polystyrene ffb7500 boards, foam and PVC.


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. In addition, there are two fb7500 speed modes producing 63 sheets per hour m2 per hour and 95 sheets per hour m2 per csitex respectively. Productivity figures provided include loading and unloading times, so, according to HP, should reflect actual production speeds rather than theoretical printing only speed.

With the new Scitex we will be able to provide a vastly improved service that also assures quality. Other factors that suggest a swing to digital include breaking up long runs into smaller batches of multiple versions, a drive to reduce wastage sciex lower operator costs. What will be your abiding memory of ? It is using sccitex results of Fespa’s recently published World Wide Survey to back up its claims.

The installation will also enable Next Printing to expand its market reach. Jason Hammond, The Delta Group. If we can improve on delivery times, then our clients can promote their products and services faster.

Each head has nozzles within a If you are seeing this message, it is most likely because your browser is using an ad blocker. Printed sheets are automatically transferred to a stacker.

Type UV-cured flatbed Format 1.

Next Printing first in Sydney to install HP Scitex FB

Type UV-cured flatbed Format 3. The company outputs a range of signage products including exhibition display graphics, retail merchandising solutions and promotional materials. 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. Next Printing has removed two older printers to make way for the HP Scitex FB, which is being installed this month. It was developed at its Corvallis, Oregon site, which also developed HP’s thermal printheads.


The firm argues this arrangement provides the best compromise of productivity and substrate flexibility. HP says less than two heads per month need changing and the replacement head costs are included in the first-year maintenance contract. PrintWeek offers free online access to all of our users, but we can only do this thanks to the fantastic support of our advertisers.

So, although the FB is HP’s first moving-bed flatbed, the imaging technology is proven in the field in high-speed production. 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. Agfa says it can combine screen print with digital print to maximise the strengths of both.

Imagine! Print Solutions Installs HP Scitex FB7500 Printer

HP believes the rush of high-speed digital machines to the market will push screen printing from a mainstream process into a niche. 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 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.