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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Figures depend on the actual ink coverage of your job mix, but HP estimates ink consumption averages out at m2 per litre.

Imagine! Print Solutions Installs HP Scitex FB Printer

What will be your abiding memory of ? We have always been committed to employing the latest technology as a point of differentiation in the marketplace.

Next Printing has removed two older printers to make way for the HP Scitex FB, which is being installed this month. Tb7500 is using the results of Fespa’s recently published World Wide Survey to back up its claims.

HP defines the output speed in both square metres per hour and number of full size 1. Type UV-cured fn7500 Format 3. The good news is that the printheads can be replaced by the user without the need for an engineer.

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. Site Login My Printweek. 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.

Type UV-cured hybrid Format 3. If you are seeing this message, it is most likely because your browser is using an ad blocker. But before the company committed to the purchase it did its homework. 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 Avisar claims this offers cost benefits, which are passed on to customers who will pay “hundreds of dollars for printheads, rather than thousands”.


The FB has a maximum sheet size and printable area of 1. Maiden printhead The X2 is HP’s first piezo electric head. The X2 head is a piezo-electric head. HP believes the rush of high-speed digital machines to the market will push screen printing from a mainstream process into a niche. The installation will also enable Next Printing to expand its market reach. James Duckenfield, Hobs Group New year predictions: Printed sheets are automatically transferred to a stacker. Jason Hammond, Fb5700 Delta Group.

HP’s big news at Fespa Digital in Amsterdam earlier this month was the European debut of its high-end UV flatbed machine, the HP Scitex FB, which was one of a raft of launches and updates in that sector of the market unveiled at the show.

Imagine! Print Solutions Installs HP Scitex FB7500 Printer

HP says less than two heads per month need changing fb750 the replacement head costs are included in the first-year maintenance contract. Each head has nozzles within a 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.

The firm argues this arrangement provides the best compromise of productivity and substrate flexibility. 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. UV curing of the inks sxitex provided by a cold mirror shuttered lamp system.


It was developed at its Corvallis, Oregon site, which also developed HP’s thermal printheads.

The printhead carriage is taken from the firm’s long established Turbojet machine. The operator loads each sheet onto a feed table, which then registers the job before loading it onto the print table.

With the new Scitex we will be able to provide a vastly improved service that also assures quality. 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. The company outputs a range of signage products including bp display graphics, retail merchandising solutions and promotional scietx. Latest comments Recent People Popular. Type UV-cured hybrid Format 2.

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

PrintWeek offers free online access to all of our users, bp we can only do this thanks to the fantastic support of our advertisers. In addition to the six colours fitted, it is possible to fit another two taking the total up to eight.