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SGIA 2010


Our second In the Aisles preview of SGIA includes more companies exhibiting at the show, which takes place October 13 to 15 in Las Vegas, NV—educational sessions start on October 12. Be ready at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday to check out these new products and more. Stop by Digital Output’s booth, 727, and share with us the technologies you’re interested in.

 

3P InkJet Textiles Corp., booth 623, adds to its Value line with Value Mesh FR (IQ-IJ651) and Value Real Backlit FR (IQ-IJ687), specially developed to fulfill the demand of a changing market. Both new additions are PVC-free, 100 percent recyclable, free of harmful substances, and designed in consideration of the global environment. INFO# 159

 

Avery Graphics, booth 3069, highlights HV 1200 reflective films now available with Easy Apply RS technology. White, blue, red, black, and yellow HV 1200 reflective films are easier and quicker to install on vehicles and many other surfaces. The films provide high visibility both day and night for improved safety on emergency vehicles, all types of wraps, and signage. The films offer excellent printability with popular UV and solvent screen inks and are durable up to seven years. INFO# 160

 

Beaver Paper & Graphic Media, booth 3437, continues to develop new papers for digital dye-sublimation (dye-sub). New TexPrint-R is available in all sheet sizes. TexPrint XP-HR high-release, quick-dry paper is now available in 126 inches. TexPrint-Green is an eco-friendly paper designed for large format printers in high-production roll-to-roll environments. INFO# 161

 

Clearstar LP, booth 2769, showcases the custom manufactured StarLam 1.6-meter roll-to-roll liquid laminator in combination with the new CSX 5000 liquid laminate. StarLam’s unique features include an automated cleaning system, a separate cleaning pump, a highly efficient non-contact delivery pump, an advanced drier system, as well as a fixed or rotating applicator rod. The new ClearShield CSX 5000 high-performance laminate offers the highest chemical resistance of any ClearShield product. Lab results show CSX outperforms the UV protection of film laminates. INFO# 162

 

Cooley Graphics, booth 329, offers a comprehensive collection of Cooley digitally printable fabrics in a compact, easy-to-use, three-ring binder—the Material Specifier’s Guide. This guide is intended to assist customers in choosing the right fabric for their specific digital printing application. The Specifier’s Guide contains informative and detailed technical information, as well as a representative sample swatch for each product, including seamless front-lits, backlits, block-outs, mesh, rigid, EnviroFlex, Weathertyte, and other specialty Cooley fabrics. INFO# 163

 

D&K Group, Inc., booth 422, exhibits its wide format laminating films and equipment during the show, including the new EXP 27 Space Saver Laminator. It features a patent-pending vertical pouch board entry system and only requires two square feet of floor space. INFO# 164

DGI, booth 1900, manufactures reliable wide format digital inkjet printers. The company features two new entries for textile printing applications. DGI’s FD-1608D prints directly to textiles with 16 printheads in an eight-color configuration. Media handling is optimized with a unique belt feed system. DGI’s FT-1806 uses a paper-to-fabric transfer process and features high-resolution printhead technology. INFO# 165

 

FLEXcon, booth 3035, exhibits Reflexite pressure-sensitive, micro-prismatic, retro-reflective film products for fleet vehicle safety applications. FLEXcon carries Reflexite’s microprismatic films in multiple colors. FLEXcon also showcases FLEXmark 6180/FLEXmount SELECT DF462211, a unique, interior two-part window advertising system. It offers printing via UV and conventional offset, UV screen, and UV inkjet. INFO# 166

 

Fujifilm North America Corp., Graphic Systems Division, booth 2359, displays a portfolio of solutions including the Onset S20 flatbed with automated material handling system printing at up to 68 beds per hour, the Acuity Advance HS flatbed printer offering photographic print quality at an 430 square feet per hour (sf/h), and the UVISTAR series of 3.5- and five-meter roll printers capable of printing both point of purchase (POP) and billboard quality at speeds up to 3,800 sf/h. Fujifilm also showcases the ColorGATE Production Server RIP, FilmGATE, and Taskero Colorpath Verified. INFO# 167

 

Graphics One, LLC (GO), booth 2385, launches its latest 24-inch GO EcoMax Print-n-Cut System using SEPIAX direct-to-anything ink and the 42-inch GO WallMax, the first printer specifically designed for the wallpaper market. Priced at $8,995, the GO EcoMax 24 print-cut system features high-resolution printing using Epson piezo technology with indoor and outdoor prints imaged using SEPIAX ink. GO also features the GO RIO TX Integrated System, GO RJ900 iO printers, and SEPIAX ink. INFO# 168

 

Lintec of America, Inc., booth 728, launches two new films at the show. New REVI overlaminates are clear polyester films with a unique iridescent metallic sheen. Three different iridescent color schemes attract attention as they change color when viewed from different angles. The company also introduces an anti-graffiti film with excellent resistance to weather, abrasion, and UV. INFO# 169

 

MACtac Graphic Products, booth 3369, delivers application-focused solutions for any project. Booth highlights include the  new IMAGin B-free GRUV bubble-free vinyl; enhanced PERMACOLOR ColorGard overlaminates; and RoughRAP, for textured, brick, and concrete surfaces. MACtac develops the solutions customers need for vehicle wraps, wall and floor graphics, to window and POP displays. INFO# 170


Mimaki USA, Inc.
, booth 457, showcases the UJF-3042 tabletop LED UV and the new UJF-706 high-resolution UV flatbeds. Also at the booth, the new JFX-1615R roll-to-roll/flatbed and the TX400-1800 74-inch direct dye-sub printers. Mimaki’s key strength is its range from large-scale printing and cutting solutions to smaller, more affordable plotters, plus new breakthroughs in printing for UV-curable inkjet systems. INFO# 171

 

MultiCam, booth 3847, announces the new Digital Express high-speed digital registration, routing, and knife cutting system. It is available in a range of table sizes from 60x60 to 80x120 inches with a high-flow vacuum table standard. Router options are available from 2.7 to 5.5 horsepower with spindle speeds up to 50,000 rpm. Up to three knife cutting heads can be configured with quick change cartridge options, which include high-frequency oscillating, drag knife, kiss cutting, rotary knife, and creasing wheel. INFO# 172

 

Neschen Americas, booth 2647, manufactures and markets Seal and Neschen brand products including film and liquid laminating equipment and materials, wide and grand format printing media, pressure-sensitive sign vinyl, foam boards, mounting adhesives and tapes, display systems, and archiving supplies. See the company’s new Seal 54 EL laminator, powered with the engineering, quality, and performance of a Seal, at a price never before possible. INFO# 173

 

Neschen: InDISPLAY, booth 2770, Neschen inkjet media and Expolinc display hardware join forces to provide complementary media and hardware systems. Each Expolinc banner stand system is paired with a selection of Neschen media and laminate choices that are designed to work together. INFO# 174

 

Oracal USA, booth 1600, introduces ORAJET Series 3951HT High-Tack Cast PVC Digital Media. An ideal choice for hard-to-stick, rough or textured, low-energy substrates. It features a grey, permanent adhesive perfect for long-term, graphic applications. This seven year film is available in gloss only and is solvent inkjet compatible. It is recommended for use with ORAGUARD Series 290, 290F, or 293 laminating films. INFO# 175

 

Sawgrass Technologies Industrial Division, booth 3447, displays MxF pigment ink for vibrant images on nylon and poly flags and banners on one printer. M-TT ink—UV-, water-, and scratch-resistant, is ideal for a variety of natural and synthetic applications. SubliM and SubliM direct sublimation ink is a vibrant color, expansive gamut, and fast-drying formulation. INFO# 176

 

Screen USA, booth 147, exhibits the 98.4-inch Truepress Jet2500UV, producing near-photographic quality on roll-fed media up to 164 feet long and rigid materials up to 1.96 inches thick. It uses CMYK UV inks as standard, plus optional light cyan, light magenta, and white. The ability to print five layers enables production of images viewed from both sides on transparent material. This also enhances the day and night effect of backlit displays. A new corrugated option ensures that corrugated board and other media stay completely flat. INFO# 177

 

Sihl, booth 539, offers an expansive portfolio of digital printing media that includes poster papers; pressure-sensitive block-out papers; clear, white, and backlit films; semi-rigid film for pop-up and roll-up displays; canvas; scrim banner; pressure-sensitive vinyl; and fabrics. INFO# 178

 

Teckwin International, booth 113, showcases the TS-300 and 600 flatbed and roll-to-roll grand format printers. They provide superior print quality and increased productivity. Featuring accelerated print speeds at over 900 sf/h, the TS-300 and the TS-600 also boast second surface printing on clear media. Both offer inks for specialty applications including glass, acrylic, vacuum-forming, varnish, and white ink for spot, under, over, and inline printing. INFO# 179

 

Zünd America, booth 2613, demonstrates the latest in digital cutting technology with its G3 cutting system. Key benefits include easy operation, greater throughput, excellent output quality, and rock solid construction and design. New features include Zünd Cut Center Vision recognition software and Twin Cut, a newly developed roll-off unit for wrinkle-free material advance. INFO# 180 

Oct2010, Digital Output

 
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