Wide-Format UV Inkjet Printer
The VUTEk GS3250LX from EFI (www.efi.com) is a wide-format UV inkjet printer that incorporates LED technology to reduce energy consumption and extend curing-system life. According to EFI, the VUTEk GS3250lx produced high-definition P-O-P graphics at true 1000-dpi resolution and with three-layer white-ink printing. The system is designed to print up to 55 pieces/hr at a size of 4 x 8 ft (1.2 x 2.4 m). EFI explains that a precision alignment fence aligns every board accurately for highly consistent image placement without adjustments and notes that the addition of the VUTEk MediaMaster automated material-handling system also aids the production of high-speed, high-volume jobs without manual loading. Multiple jobs can be run at once across the width of the printer with the multi-queue functionality available at the user interface. Audit information is also available on every print job, including printing time, media usage, and ink usage, through bi-directional communication between the Fiery XF RIP and VUTEk system.