Mutoh Industries Ltd. recently announced the new “PerformanceJet 2508UF”, Mutoh’s first true 4’x8’ UV-LED flatbed printer, will soon be released to the industrial printing market. Prior to the formal launch, the “PJ-2508UF” will be exhibited at the ISA (International Sign Association) Sign Expo 2018.
The company spokesperson, commented, “The PJ-2508UF is the latest performance model in flatbed printing with field upgradable head configurations of up to 8 sets. 4 sets of staggered print heads are installed as standard, achieving high-speed printing. In addition, the maximum resolution of 600x1200dpi and the latest printing technology, enables the PJ-2508UF to achieve high image quality and outstanding performance. The PerformanceJet is equipped with automatic media thickness detector supporting media up to 4 inches/100mm 50kg/m2 (92.15lbs./sq.yd).
The printer also comes standard with an automatic media registration pin system and a vacuum table with “blow-back” feature for easy handling and positioning of heavy media. The vacuum table is divided into four zones firmly fixing various media sizes and improving work efficiency.
The PJ-2508UF will expand a print shop’s production capability and product offerings such as promotional items, directional signage, awards, specialty, labels and packaging prototypes.
In addition, Mutoh America was recently honoured with the 2017 SGIA (Specialty Graphic Imaging Association) Product of the Year Award for the ValueJet 1638X 64” printer in the Solvent or Latex Ink Under 80” category, as well as the ValueJet 626UF UV-LED printer in the Small Flatbed category, and the ValueJet 1638UH 64” UV-LED hybrid printer in both the Flatbed/Hybrid Under $100k and Roll-to-Roll UV Under 80” categories. The competition recognizes the latest equipment and supplies currently on the market that are advancing the specialty imaging industry.