Cowan Imaging Installs Canada’s First Agfa :Jeti 1224 HDC FTR Printer

The :Jeti 1224 HDC FTR is the first :Jeti printer to use the Ricoh Gen 4 variable grayscale print head technology. Agfa has created advanced waveform designs and introduced the :Anuvia HD ink technology to drive the Ricoh heads up to 30 KHz in binary and 13KHz in grayscale. With 4-colors and white as standard, the :Jeti 1224 HDC FTR delivers equivalent speeds in both binary and grayscale modes at resolutions up to 1200 dpi.

Throughput is rated at 1182 sq.ft./hr. in express mode, 582 sq.ft./hr. in production mode and 390 sq.ft./hr. in high quality mode. Agfa Graphics’ :Anuvia HD ink, with drops as small as 8pl, delivers maximum pigment density for saturated colors. The :Jeti 1224 HDC FTR consumes less than 0.7ml of ink per square foot.

“The ink consumption on the system is very low and on full-color work saves the user nearly $5 on every full 4 x 8 foot board,” Stirling added.“ The ink lay down is so smooth that it can be over-laminated with a film laminate, something that simply couldn’t be done with the older printers.”

The :Jeti 1224 HDCFTR is ideally suited for high resolution trade show graphics, POS (Point-of-Sale) displays, real estate signs, backlit signs, lenticular displays, high resolution banners, ceramic tiles, wood and many more flatbed applications.

“Overall, the :Jeti offers the best serviceability yet.Our lead operator on this printer said that if he was going to open a shop with a single printer, the :Jeti HDC would be it,” Stirling said.

About Agfa Graphics
Agfa Graphics offers integrated prepress solutions to the printing industry. These solutions comprise consumables, hardware, software and services for production workflow, project and color management.

Agfa Graphics is a worldwide leader with its computer-to-plate and digital proofing systems for commercial and packaging printing and the newspaper publishing markets.

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