Invest in technology that will grow with your business Scaleable Architecture design allows for future expansion as business needs change and technology advances Share View all articles The latest generation of Inca Onset printers use an innovative modular design that gives Onset owners the power to evolve the productivity and colour configuration of their printer to match changing business needs. By designing Onset with the ability to adapt ink tanks, printheads, UV lamps, automation, speed modes, electronics and software, Inca has set a new versatility standard in high-end flatbed printing. Onset Scaleable Architecture allows owners to keep pace with new Continue reading...
Visit Fujifilm at FESPA 2015 Share View all articles Come and see how Fujifilm's latest UV inkjet technologies can transform your business The Fujifilm wide format portfolio has something for everyone, from high value bespoke printing to fully automatic high volume flatbed production, all at class-leading image quality. And with new ink developments and the very latest hardware fuelling an exciting new range of creative print applications, Fujifilm has everything you need to help you succeed. At FESPA 2015, Fujifilm will demonstrate the latest advancements in its wide format portfolio: Onset R40iLT The full-width array, cost-effective flatbed printer with Scaleable Architecture, Continue reading...
Why reliable ink is important to the success of your business Paul Stinton, Technical Support Specialist at Fujifilm explains the importance of using the right ink to avoid costly downtime and repairs to an inkjet printer Share View all articles In theory, inkjet technology is simple. A series of ink drops are jetted from a piezoelectric printhead onto the substrate beneath, without any direct contact between head and substrate. Tiny dots of different coloured ink are combined to make up near-photographic quality images. The most powerful wide format inkjet printers in the world today use full-width, metres-wide arrays containing hundreds Continue reading...
Take control of colour Understand the current colour standards, and what’s required to control colour in your wide format production Share View all articles Richard Fisher, Technical Support Specialist,  explains how colour consistency can be achieved, by establishing an in-house standard or following an ISO standard. Colour standards An overview of the importance of controlling colour in your wide format print production. The importance of controlling colour View all applications
Creative effects that add value to your print See how UV inkjet technology can be used to produce high-value enhancements to your images Share View all articles The Acuity range of flatbed and roll hybrid printers produce stunning quality images with vibrant colours, thanks to their high resolution greyscale printheads and UV inks. But they enable you to produce more than just four colour prints: Print on interesting materials Uvijet UV inks provide excellent adhesion to a broad range of materials, so you can choose more interesting things to print on, including PVC, polycarbonate, styrene, acrylic, paper, board, wood, aluminium composite, mirror board and many Continue reading...
Maximise the efficiency of your high volume wide format print production Onset printers are designed to deliver their best performance, day in, day out Share View all articles Onset printers are the fastest in the world at like for like quality. The technology is world-leading: powerful linear motors and vacuum beds that can hold up to 80kg of media; full width printhead arrays and UV lamp systems allow almost instantly cured print; powerful handling systems ensure phenomenal productivity. The Onset X’s print engine and fast moving vacuum bed are built on a very robust chassis which enables pin-point drop placement accuracy Continue reading...
Why digital print quality is now superseding offset The Jet Press 720S produces print quality that is inspirational for printers and print buyers alike. Here’s how it does it.. Share View all articles It starts in the workflow Quality starts in the workflow, with XMF providing an intelligent job queue controlling the imposition, workflow automation, and all aspects of colour management automatically. No need to adjust colour settings, with 100% colour registration possible on the first printed sheet. The Jet Press 720S also takes advantage of unique Fujifilm FM screening algorithms which eliminate moiré and produce ultra-smooth tints. Industry leading printheads The state-of-the-art Continue reading...
Streamline your working processes The pressure to produce short run print more and more efficiently is increasing. Here we look at how a B2 inkjet press can address this growing need. Share View all articles Eliminating complexity The most efficient way to produce short run print is to send the PDF to the press and print. This is how the Jet Press 720S operates, as this groundbreaking B2 inkjet press eliminates all the timely and costly preparation and set up parameters of an offset press. There are no plates to produce, no platesetters or processors to maintain, no make readies, no run up to colour, no waste sheets, and virtually no Continue reading...
Mythbuster: we give you the low down on ROI The low down on costs, capital investment, click charge models and digital technology investments. Share View all articles Debunking digital press ROI myths Enthusiastic Salesperson: “Let me show you the return on investment with our ROI calculator.”  Long suffering customer: Smiles sweetly, quietly takes a large breath, “OK” …Sighs. The problem with Return on Investment presentations is they often paint a skewed rosy picture that is designed to show a positive outcome and phenomenal profits.  In an attempt to present a more balanced picture, at Fujifilm we have created a Jet Press Ready Continue reading...
Inkjet versus toner – the debate evolves It’s not easy to draw a line between inkjet and toner, as each technology has its pros and cons. However, we consider some of the key elements that differentiate them Share View all articles Inkjet versus toner - the debate evolves Digital printing in the commercial print market has come a long way in the last twenty years, with toner-based technologies having had the most success in delivering high quality, on demand print. Despite this success, however, the majority of commercial print is still produced using traditional offset presses, largely because toner-based presses Continue reading...
How to be leaner, greener and meaner A digital inkjet press can improve job turnarounds, but can also result in less waste, lower costs, lower labour, and a simpler more sustainable production environment. Share View all articles Significant environmental benefits There are a number of significant environmental benefits with the Jet Press 720S including reduction in raw materials, hazardous pressroom consumables and paper waste, along with complete elimination of the plate production process; benefits that mean the Jet Press 720S has a lower carbon footprint than an equivalent offset production system. Reduction in raw materials and paper waste The advantage of digital Continue reading...
Fed up with your digital press click charge? This short article details a few strategies to help move away from the click charge on a digital press. Share View all articles Moving away from a click charge Mark Stephenson, Fujifilm UK There’s a certain amount of comfort in the familiar, warm surroundings of a place you know well, particularly if you’ve never ventured out of a known set of surroundings or conditions. A little like a frog being slowly brought to the boil before donating their legs to the cause of gastronomy. A little extreme, perhaps, to compare this to Continue reading...
Being competitive on short run work Why inkjet is the perfect solution for short run work Share View all articles With margins tight and the economy setting challenges for us all, we know that printers and clients are constantly on the lookout for something to differentiate themselves from the competition. Often, just what form that ‘something’ might take is still very much ‘to be confirmed’. Enter sheet-fed digital inkjet technology – not just your average digital printing, but a technology which has made many headlines due to the outstanding quality it offers at high speed, at a cost effective price Continue reading...