HP Delivers Improved Productivity with New Wide-format Systems at 2011 SGIA Expo
New HP FB225 Scitex Inks adhere better on plastics and improve flexibility on corrugated media,(4) allowing customers to reduce the time required for finishing and expand their businesses with new applications. The inks also have reduced odor and the ink system is GREENGUARD Children & Schools CertifiedSM, offering reassurance that the prints produced are suitable for use in indoor environments.
“The new features of the HP Scitex FB7600 Industrial Press make it possible for us to offer both speed and quality at a competitive price,” said Tim Boore, head of Digital Technologies at United Kingdom-based Image Factory. “The edge-to-edge printing feature saves time and reduces material waste during the finishing process. We were pleased with the previous inks, but the new HP FB225 Scitex Inks offer increased flexibility and have expanded our application versatility.”
The HP Scitex FB7600 Industrial Press is expected to be available worldwide on Nov. 1, 2011. Existing owners of the HP Scitex FB7500 Industrial Press who want improved versatility and efficiency can easily upgrade their existing technologies with the HP Scitex FB7500 Industrial Press Upgrade Kit.
HP Scitex XP5500 and XP2500 printers deliver quick return on investment
The HP Scitex XP5500 Industrial Printer is ideal for high-volume PSPs that require a reliable, 24/7 printing solution. Offering a combination of low-cost-per-square-foot printing at industry-leading speeds, the device prints up to 3,500 sq.ft./hr. (325 m2/hr) in billboard mode using HP Specialty Billboard Scitex Ink. Additionally, PSPs can increase their return on investment through better ink coverage than comparable solvent and UV-ink printing systems, and with the ability to print on a wide range of media.
Designed for high-volume PSPs seeking a UV-curable alternative to solvent ink printing, the HP Scitex XP2500 Industrial Printer offers a low cost per square foot at print speeds up to 2,850 sq.ft./hr. (265 sq.m/hr.). Customers can choose one of the new print modes that use HP Specialty Billboard Scitex Ink for high ink coverage, enabling PSPs to produce billboards or close-view applications without switching inks. This specially formulated ink provides media versatility and operational efficiency for a variety of outdoor and indoor applications.