Interesting facts about world’s first solvent UV hybrid printer.
Neither of the inks, solvent or latex have been perfect solutions. They have their set of challenges. In order to address these challenges, Colorific has introduced UP640PC the first of its kind for solvent UV hybrid print and cut.
Colorific has said that its UV light inks offer bold colors which is a characteristic of solvent and UV curable properties for durability purpose. With one of the key features of UV hybrid inks being, the fast drying property, the same has been used here. The result is the print is instantly dry. This has resulted in the cost of production to significantly reduce.
With 1440 dpi and superior quality, this UV hybrid printer, uses Epson’s print head technology to work on large sized jobs like billboards. This is the world’s first wide format solvent based UV hybrid printer. This is an economic alternative to traditional latex. The cost savings is mainly due to usage of solvents and curable UV inks. The print quality is superior and addresses the need of many critical applications in the current market.
The solvent based UV hybrid printer was showcased at Sign and Digital UK, FESPA Digital in Munich last year. Several units of this printer started shipping last year and it is soon to light up the commercial market.