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N E W P R O D UC T S CTS Exposure Unit MIMAKI USA Entry-Level Dye-Sub Printer Mimaki has added the TS30-1300 printer to its dye-sublimation portfolio. This machine is a dedicated transfer paper printer designed for shops entering the textile market or for shops producing short runs such as prototypes, samples, and customized pieces. It measures 54 in. and images up to 211 sq ft/hr (dual-CMYK mode); it can also be configured in 6-color (CMYKLkLm) mode. Features include variable-dot imaging; Mimaki Advanced Pass System to reduce banding and uneven color; RasterLink 6 RIP software; and an Uninterrupted Ink Supply System that switches to a full 440-mL ink cartridge when the first is empty (4-color mode). Users can also add an optional 2-L bulk-ink system. Ryonet has announced the FX CTS LED exposure unit, designed for use on screens that have been imaged with a computer-to-screen system. The FX CTS unit is constructed with slide rails and a protective lid, rather than traditional glass, which may stick to wax or pigment leftover from CTS imaging. The unit's design takes advantage of film-free CTS imaging and allows for faster exposure times (approximately 10 sec with a photopolymer emulsion). The unit also features a single-source, 450-W LED and can expose screens up to 30 x 38 in. It can be preprogrammed and controlled RYONET remotely via a tablet app. Three New Latex Printer Models HP has added three models to its Latex printer series: the 560, 570, and 1500. The HP Latex 560 and 570 printers include features geared toward unattended printing, such as a spindleless pivot table; automatic skew adjustment for faster roll loading; heavy-duty roll handling up to 121 lbs; and a status Two Belt Speed Controller Systems M&R is offering the DynaBelt and AccuSet belt speed controller systems for its Sprint 3000 conveyor dryers. HP M&R The DynaBelt is designed to shorten warmup and cooldown times and reduce energy consumption by automatically setting the belt to its min. speed upon dryer startup and max. speed upon shutdown. It also responds to changes of more than 10 degrees in dryer temperature, increasing or decreasing the belt speed proportionately. The AccuSet system allows users to duplicate settings for similar jobs, and eliminates the need to convert ft/min into dry time. 14 SCREENPRINTING beacon that can be monitored from a distance. The 64-in. 500 series images up to 248 sq ft/hr, and HP reports that its vivid print mode provides 50% more ink density. Additional features include a wiper roller accessory for printing on banners and self-adhesive vinyl; access to ink and media loading from the front of the printer; and the HP Latex Mobile app. The 126-in. HP Latex 1500 prints up to 800 sq ft/hr via 1200-dpi HP Thermal Inkjet printheads. The machine offers automatic nozzle replacement, an optical media advance sensor, and an embedded spectrophotometer. HP also reports that prints are dry and scratch resistant immediately after printing. Additional features include 5-L ink cartridges,

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Screen Printing - June/July 2016

Screen Printing - June/July 2016
Editorial Insights
Pressing Issues
Industrial Printer Expands with Inkjet
Production: Tortoise or Hare?
New Products
What’s Next for Single-Pass Inkjets?
DTG: Life in the Fast Lane
DTG Sourcelist
Distributor/Dealer Directory
Classifieds/Ad Index
Print, Flash, and Rock ‘n’ Roll

Screen Printing - June/July 2016