Ricoh will demonstrate at FESPA 2019 in Munich this year its substrates and print materials versatility, new devices, and how commercial and industrial printers can use its devices and solutions to create new business opportunities.
Materials and substrates range from various woods to glass, acrylic, aluminium, vinyl, DiBond, Corex, Forex, and carton board, with spot colours using white and clear varnish and many more.
“Print has advanced to give printers so many more options than they had before,” says Vaughan Patterson, business development manager of the Commercial and Industrial Print division at Ricoh SA.
Among the applications on show at the event in May will be:
Media kit box of samples including plywood, Corex, Forex, DiBond, aluminium, vinyl and glass, printed by the Ricoh Pro™ T7210 UV flatbed printer.
Spot colour artwork and texture samples, using white and clear varnish, on acrylic, Forex and DiBond, printed by the Pro T7210 and the recently announced Ricoh Pro™ TF6250 UV flatbed printers.
Rhino cutouts produced CMYK on Xanita Board by the Pro T7210 and cut to shape.
Coasters printed CMYK on board suitable for beermats by the Pro T7210 and Pro TF6250 and then cut to shape.
Acrylic blocks reverse printed CMYK + white onto 20mm acrylic blocks by the Pro T7210 and Pro TF6250.
Brochure stand printed on Xanita Board by the Pro T7210 and Pro TF6250 and cut to shape.
Metallic coasters printed CMYK + white by the Ricoh Pro™ L5160 roll to roll latex printer onto Kernow metallic self-adhesive vinyl, cut to shape, resin domed and applied to coaster bases.
Window graphics printed CMYK + white by the Pro L5160 onto DryTac Viziprint optically clear.
Various media samples printed by the Pro L5160 showcasing different print speeds.
Ricoh will launch its Ri 1000 at the show. It is the newest addition to the company’s Direct to Garment (DTG) printer range.
“We will demonstrate how it prints directly onto white polyester fabrics,” says Patterson.
The company will also show food packaging produced on the Pro C7200 sheet-fed digital colour press following obtaining the Smithers Pira Certificate of Conformity assuring compliance with EU food packaging legislation.
Antalis, with which Ricoh partners, will provide the wide range of flexible and rigid substrates on the stand.
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