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IncTec to showcase its first LED UV printer at Fespa Digital

InkTec will publicly unveil its first LED UV Printer at Fespa Digital.

The manufacturer said the Jetrix LX5 press builds on the technology, stability, precision and design of existing Jetrix printers but meets market demand for more environmentally friendly and energy efficient printers.

The machine is said to offer 35% lower electricity consumption than a mercury lamp printer, has no warm-up time, creates less heat and has an extended lamp lifetime of up to 20,000 hours.

It is equipped with six picolitre Konica Minolta print heads and can print at up to 39sqm/hr in production mode or 11sqm/hr for precise fine art printing.

The printer is available with a 4-(CMYK), 6- (CMYK and double hit white), or 7-channel (CMYK, double hit white

Brett Martin unveils new extra strong film

Brett Martin has introduced a new strong adhesion film (SAF) to its range of flat polycarbonate sheets that it said is tough enough to endure frequent heavy fabrication.

The SAF was launched late last year and joins existing products such as Marlon FS and Marlon FSX Longlife, used for high-end engineering and heavy fabrication projects.

With its high-level adhesion and mechanical protective properties, the new film allows the sheets to take fabrication, reducing scratches and abrasions

Duplo targets entry-level digital market with Booklet System launch

Duplo has launched the 150Cr Booklet System to meet growing market demands for entry-level digital bookletmakers with full bleed and crease functionality.  The device combines the existing DC-445 DuCreaser and DBM-150/T bookletmaker to offer creasing, slitting, folding and trimming in one pass. Both the DC-445 and DBM-150/T can be used independently and the system can be built retrospectively.

The firm said the 150Cr, which is available with immediate effect for around $36,018, is designed

Roland DG adds larger and faster option to VersaUV series

Roland DG has launched the LEF-300, a new addition to its VersaUV series of UV-LED flatbed inkjet printers.  The machine, which is available with immediate effect for £25,999, is a larger and faster equivalent to the existing Versa UV LEF-12 and LEF-20 printers, which enable printers to customise a range of ordinary items to turn them into profitable gifts.

The device can print on a wide variety of substrates including acrylic, wood, board, plastic, metal and glass plus fabrics and soft

European Sign Expo to host workshops

European Sign Expo 2016 to be held between 8th-11th March in RAI Amsterdam, The Nether- lands will host seminars, workshops and live demonstrations to provide visitors with insights into industry trends and best practice, as well as emphasise user examples and impart business advice.

Highlights include: Unlocking the Power of Social, presented by Paul Sackmann, Social Marketing & Community Coordinator EMEA at Hootsuite Media Inc. For sign-makers wanting to know more about the use of

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    The first ever 3D printing conference cum exhibition ‘3D Print UAE’ took place on 17th and 18th August 2015 at Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE which attracted a number of like-minded 3D Printing professionals from over 40 nations.

    3D Print UAE exhibition cum conference is a concept aimed at providing a broad scale platform for the manufacturing sector and consumer world across the ME region. 

    3D Print UAE gave an opportunity for the additive manufacturing experts from across the globe to converge on this regional platform to showcase their solutions, analyze the benefits and discuss the opportunities in the Middle East. It also provided the opportunity for a listen- in to first-hand experience from industry leaders, connect solutions for overcoming challenges in the field, and enhance the brand and  business portfolio. 

     Steffan Ritt, VP-head of global marketing and communications, SLM Solutions Group commented:  “Since, this is the first kind of event in this region, it has attracted less number of visitors. However, the visitors and participants were more positive. Overall, the show went fairly well for us but we would have been happier if the organizers promoted the event well in advance.”  SLM Solutions were one among the gold sponsors of the event.

    Most of visitors commented that these kinds of exhibitions and conference should be encouraged to create more awareness about the 3D printing in this region.