Swingframe Mfg., manufacturer of the quick-change, swing-open frame and display system now offers a 1 3/16" wide natural wood profile that comes in 10 satin lustre finishes. Pictured is the Natural Clear wood profile. Other finishes include: Cherry, Dark Mahogany, Walnut Stain, Black, White Wash, Honey Pecan, Dark Green, Rich Walnut, and Charcoal. Wood Poster Swingframes hold posters, graphics, photos and other printed announcements. The simple flat face wood profile design fits beautifully in numerous interior settings and is ideal for store fixture / retail, corporate, institutional and exhibit environments. Over 20 standard sizes up to 36 x 48 inches for Wood Poster Swingframes. Custom sizes are available.
For more info, go to www.swingframe.com
InteliCoat Technologies announces new Magic products designed for solvent inkjet printers. The products are GFPOLY, a 10-mil glossy polypropylene banner, and GFMP140 / GFMP212 / GFMPTRP 72 inch matte latex, wet strength papers. All products are formulated to work with the latest generation of solvent inkjet printers manufactured by Raster Arizona, Mimaki, Mutoh, Seiko, VUTEk and Nur. Magic GFPOLY glossy polypropylene is constructed with a specialized coating that offers a high degree of whiteness and color gamut, as well as an extremely smooth surface for high photographic resolution. GFPOLY offers an excellent solution for imagers to produce high-end POP banners, roll-up displays and trade show graphics. GFMP140, GFMP212, and GFMPTRP, the new line of matte latex papers, are all available in 72 inch widths.
For more info, go to www.magicinkjet.com.
8 x 10 Borderless Printer
Kanematsu USA Digital Imaging Solutions introduces a new borderless 8 x 10-inch photo printer: the Shinko S1245 Digital Printer. It is the first Compact printer capable of borderless 8 x 10 prints using swing print dye sublimation technology, in a roll format.
It combines high-speed and low cost with high capacity. Professional quality photos produced in as little as 30 seconds, up to 120 prints per hour. 2-3 times faster than most cut-sheet printers. The roll media yields 280 8 x 10prints per roll, over 5 times the capacity of most cut-sheet printers, making the S1245 ideal for use in kiosks and high productivity locations. Because the S1245 printer is based on dry (Dye Sublimation) technology, it can be used virtually anywhere. It is ideally suited to produce both instant enlargements and package prints for portrait photographers. Weighing only 61 lbs., it can be used as a portable solution for event photographers as well.
For more info, go to www.kgdigital.com.
VUTEk Inc. introduces a new entry-level, 2.6-meter digital inkjet printer that will enable commercial imaging shops to step up to VUTEk image quality and higher-volume productivity at an attractive price. Priced at $99,000, the UltraVu 260 solvent, roll-to-roll printer, will help businesses looking to expand their current capabilities attract new revenue from jobs requiring superior image quality and faster turnarounds.
Available as a six-color model, the UltraVu 260 prints true 360 dpi quality output on hundreds of uncoated materials up to 103 inches (261 cm) wide or 102 inches (259 cm) full bleed. With image quality that will satisfy the most demanding customer requirements, the UltraVu 260 operates at a significantly lower cost per square foot than older electrostatic technology or even multiple low-volume wide format printers, and at much faster speeds. The UltraVu 260 will allow imaging businesses to generate high-quality output at high speeds, expanding their business and making more profits on applications like POP advertising, window displays, floor graphics, posters, fleet graphics, and outdoor banners and signs.
For more info, go to www.vutek.com.
Digital Dry Lab
The Noritsu dDP-621 has the distinction of being the highest capacity digital dry printer available on the market today, delivering 385 prints per hour for 4 x 6 inch images. The pigment-dye inkjet process yields prints with quality and longevity that is superior to dye-sublimation prints. New features of the dDP include a 7-color set of pigment ink that yields enhanced color portrayal and natural gradations to produce superior, long-lasting output; and a glossy paper that offers even more output choices than before.
For more info, go to www.noritsu.com.
Mutoh America Inc. introduced the Toucan LT, the industry's only printer capable of unattended, overnight printing. The Toucan LT increases production and profits by allowing end users to tackle large jobs overnight, leaving business hours free for more hands-on applications. Equipped with a heavy-duty feed system, the Toucan LT is designed to accommodate 220 lbs. of media, even during unattended print runs. Available in Eco-Solvent Plus ink or LT Solvent ink, the Toucan LT is the only 6-color LT Solvent printer currently on the market. The Toucan LT also comes in 64- or 87-inches to accommodate even the largest applications.
For more info, go to www.mutoh.com.
Inca Digital Printers announced the worldwide launch of the Spyder 320, a new printer that will bring Inca's acknowledged flatbed expertise into the mid priced market. This latest Inca printer has a bed size of 3.2 x 1.6 meters (126 x 63 inches), the same as an Inca Columbia. The printer uses Sericol's latest generation Uvijet four-colour UV ink set and brings a unique combination of speed and quality to the market. The Spyder 320 will offer a greater return on investment than any comparably priced flatbed printer. Image ouput providers and those operating roll-to-roll or hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll printers who move to the Spyder 320 will benefit from being able to handle rigid materials much more cost effectively. The Spyder 320 will be launched together with the latest Uvijet inks from Sericol, which offer the same vibrant satin print finish as Inca's existing Eagle and Columbia printers. The new Inca printer offers an exceptional adhesion profile and performance on a wide range of materials such as glass, polycarbonate and corex.
For more info, go to www.incadigital.com.
Mini Home Plates
Ballstars continues to grow its family of unique products, which are all designed to allow you to offer customers items they have never seen before. The latest addition is miniature home plates. These plates are made out of exactly the same material as regulation home plates except they measure 5 x 5 inches and have a 4-inch x 4-inch blank area for you to decorate with a photograph and/or lettering to commemorate an event, recognize an achievement, or simply to create a lifetime keepsake. The plates can be decorated with the same attachment used to create hockey pucks. The home plate is treated with a special proprietary coating that allows it to accept transfers made with the Ballstars' patented system. The home plates come packaged 24 pieces to a box.
For more info, go to www.ballstars.com.