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rr+ d +d Roland Debuts SolJet XF-640 Roland’s new SolJet XF-640 printer is built for busy production environments, the company reports. The 64-in. printer, which sports a flashy red cowl, can hit a top speed of 1098 sq ft/hr. It incorporates two mirrored printheads with a dual CMYK inkset, Roland’s wide-gamut Eco-Sol Max 2 inks (440-cc ink cartridges), newly designed takeup and pinch roller systems for long, unattended production runs, and a new Tri-Heater system comprising a pre-heater, print heater, and dryer. Top resolution is 1440 dpi. Other features include: Roland Intelligent Pass Control for precise dot placement; a new three-part wiper system for reducing buildup around the edges of the printhead; VersaWorks 4.9 RIP software (including built-in Pantone spot libraries and a Predictive Ink Calculator); front-loading ink cartridge slots; and more. Applications range from indoor and outdoor banners, vehicle and fleet wraps, to window graphics, posters, P-O-P, tradeshow graphics, and backlit displays. List price on the XF-640 is $35,495. ROLAND DGA New Series 5650RA Reflective Film from Oracal Oracal USA has announced its Oralite Series 5650RA Fleet Engineering Grade Reflective Film with RapidAir Technology. A 5-mil printable reflective fi lm with an air-release liner, Series 5650RA is designed to make fleet applications easier by reducing the incidence of bubbles common with large reflective graphic applications, the company reports. For latex, solvent, eco-solvent, UV-curable, and screen printing; recommended for use with Oraguard Series 290 or 293 laminating fi lms. Available in 30-, 48-, 54-, and 60-in. widths. ORACAL USA 32 THE BIG PICTURE MAY 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Big Picture - May 2013

The Big Picture - May 2013
Wide Angle
Graphics on the Go
Textile Printing’s Transformation
Advances in Rollfeds
Taking the Fine-Art Plunge
Ink Quest 2013

The Big Picture - May 2013