3M - 7/3/2009
3M Guarantees Performance of Digital Media with HP Designjet
L65500 Printer Series
The Commercial Graphics Division of diversified technology company 3M today announced that a broad range
of digital films and graphic protection are now guaranteed for use with HP’s Designjet L65500 printer series and
HP original Latex Inks. As an existing HP Registered Latex Developer this advancement provides European
converters using or interested in buying the Designjet L65500 with peace of mind that they will generate
outstanding results for diverse indoor and outdoor large-format digital print applications.
Rainer Schlösser commented, "Adopters of HP Latex Printing Technologies can now select from a broad range
of digital media with the assurance that they will work consistently with HP Latex Inks and the HP Designjet
L65500. Via our web site we also provide a Colour Profile Selector service for the HP65500 enabling customers
to download colour profiles to achieve the best output performance."
The full range of HP digital printers now supported by the 3M Performance Guarantee includes:
- Designjet L65500 Series
- Designjet 8000 Series
- Designjet 9000s Series
- Designjet 10000s Series
- HP Scitex TJ8300 Series
3M’s digital films and overlaminates have been designed and engineered to work consistently with the above
print platforms. Comprehensive diagnostic testing ensures that they are free of media induced artifacts that can
cause misprints and that they adhere to recommended substrates.
Extensive testing of printers and inks with 3M graphic films and overlaminates is conducted according to the
material combinations used in the applications specified by 3M. To qualify for the Performance Guarantee, the
films must be installed according to 3M recommendations. The warranty guarantees customers that printed 3M
films will perform as specified and can rest assured that they are compatible with a specific ink on a specific printer.