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Inca Digital has launched a renamed version of a 3.2m-wide, UV dual flatbed/roll-to-roll hybrid printer, now called the SpyderX, The re-badged machine is also known in the market as the Truepress Jet W3200UV sold by Screen and has been sold as the Truepress since 2013.

Product manager Laura Bannister did not give costs but said: “The SpyderX       and Truepress Jet W3200UV are built on the same platform and share the same functionality.”

“The SpyderX is directly supported by Inca whereas the Truepress Jet is supported by Screen. As an independent entity, and the manufacturer of the machine, we are able to select the best ink technology and develop the most intuitive features for our customer base, which we hope will provide a flexible platform that can grow with our customers’ business.”

The SpyderX is the first model to be sold through Inca’s reseller network and the company plans to add new models to its portfolio in the future. The six-colour plus white SpyderX inkjet printer uses Inca ink. The six colours are cyan, magenta, yellow, black, light cyan and light magenta.

It features 3.2m-wide flatbed and roll-fed capability for handling rigid and flexible substrates and has a resolution of up to 1,000dpi.

It and delivers production speeds of 230sqm/hr and offers “sharp, pin-point    accuracy”, according to the company.

It can print up to 50mm thick on PVC sheets, foamboard, corrugated cardboard, display board, compressed cardboard, polystyrene, paper, synthetic paper, banner material and polycarbonate.

 The SpyderX builds on the heritage of Inca’s successful Spyder 320 range, the high-performance Onset platform and the OnsetX series launched last year.

“Standard features include automatic cleaning, nozzle mapping and nest functionality,” said Bannister. “As a manufacturer we can ensure best inkheads and ink technology.”