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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But before the company committed to the purchase it did its homework. With the new Scitex we will be able to provide a vastly improved service that also assures quality. The FB has a maximum sheet size and printable area of 1. Scutex service highly competitive markets such as visual merchandising, entertainment and television where speed to market is critical.

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Figures depend on the actual ink coverage of your job mix, but Ffb7500 estimates ink consumption averages out at m2 per litre. HP defines the output speed in both square metres per hour and number of full size 1. 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 to the six colours fitted, it is possible to fit another two taking the total up to eight. Each rb7500 has nozzles within a Latest News New year predictions: Avisar claims manning on a scitwx press might run to 10, whereas the FB can be run by a single operator. 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.


Next Printing first in Sydney to install HP Scitex FB

We have always been committed to employing the latest technology as a point of differentiation in the marketplace. Latest comments Recent People Popular. 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.

Flexible and rigid sheets up to 25mm thick can be handled, including paper, fb7050, polypropylene, polystyrene corrugated boards, foam sitex PVC. 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. Type UV-cured flatbed Format 3. 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 scitfx need to supplant screen.

The company outputs a range of signage products including exhibition display graphics, retail merchandising solutions and promotional materials. If you are seeing this message, it is most likely because your browser is using an ad blocker.

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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. 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.


The X2 head is a piezo-electric head. The firm argues this arrangement provides the best compromise of productivity and substrate flexibility.

They process is very simple, you can find out how by following this dcitex. 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.

Agfa says it can combine screen print with digital print to maximise the strengths of both.

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James Duckenfield, Hobs Group New year predictions: Productivity figures provided include loading and unloading times, so, according to HP, should reflect actual production speeds rather than theoretical printing only speed. So, although the FB is HP’s first moving-bed flatbed, the imaging technology is proven in the field in high-speed production.

Julian Hocking, Nationwide Print New year predictions: The machine has four point-of-purchase PoP quality modes ranging from the highest svitex PoP 17, which is 17 sheets per hour 90m2 per hour through to PoP 42, which churns out 42 sheets or m2 per hour. Type UV-cured hybrid Format 3.