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 | Mortsel, Belgium  | 18 April 2017

The benefits of UV LED print technology

Wide-format printers equipped with UV LED lamps provide a number of unique economical, ecological and business-generating benefits:

  • A broader scope of print applications
    LEDs are cool to the touch and have minimal heat output, which is why they allow for a broader scope of print applications. They enable you to print on heat-sensitive substrates such as thin slides, self-adhesive sheets or stretched PVC materials, for example. Limited heat generation also enables very stable calibration.
  • Faster operations, higher productivity
    LED lamps can be switched on and off instantly, without any degradation of intensity. That means there is no lamp warm-up time or delay for shutter motion. The result? Faster operations and higher productivity. No need for operators to wait before they can start working.
  • Highly durable
    LEDs are highly durable, lasting for 10,000 hours, which means that dependent on the usage they can last as long as five years or up to a printer’s lifetime. They generate a consistent output throughout their lifespan with no lamp change downtime or any consumable lamp costs.
    As less heat is dissipated from a LED lamp, it is easier to keep the media flat under the shuttle. This eliminates head crashes and thus less need for rework that would waste media and ink. In addition, a LED system contains fewer parts that might require replacement, such as shutters and mirrors.
  • Significant energy savings
    LEDs have a lower energy consumption than the mercury bulb lamps, which leads to significant power savings and a higher ROI in the long run.
  • Greener
    As UV LED lamps don’t contain mercury, there is no need for mercury disposal or any related costs. Also, LEDs don’t produce ozone gas that needs to be extracted by ventilation.

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    Push the boundaries of leather printing – opt for Alussa, Agfa Graphics’ revolutionary leather printing solution that relies on UV inkjet technology to create unique and stunning prints in any quantity.

  • Anapurna FB2540i LED

    Anapurna FB2540i LED

    The Anapurna FB2540i LED is a 6-color plus white high-speed, UV-curable flatbed inkjet printer which prints at speeds up to 96 m²/h.

  • Anapurna H2050i LED

    Anapurna H2050i LED

    The Anapurna H2050i LED is a high-speed hybrid UV LED-curable inkjet system with a printing width of 2.05 m for indoor and outdoor applications.

  • Anapurna H2500i LED

    Anapurna H2500i LED

    The Anapurna H2500i LED is a high-speed hybrid UV LED-curable inkjet system with a printing width of 2.5 m for indoor and outdoor applications.

  • Anapurna H3200i LED

    Anapurna H3200i LED

    The Anapurna H3200i LED is a high-speed hybrid UV LED-curable inkjet system with a printing width of 3.2 m for indoor and outdoor applications.

  • Jeti Ceres RTR3200 LED

    Jeti Ceres RTR3200 LED

    Resilient, swift and precise, Jeti Ceres is a roll-to-roll, 3.2 m six-color + white UV LED inkjet printer that offers surpassing print quality and output. As the ‘workhorse’ of roll-to-roll printing, Ceres stands up to any challenge, for high productivity, stunning images and low maintenance needs.

  • Jeti Mira LED

    Jeti Mira LED

    This award-winning flatbed printer now relies on UV LED curing to offer you impressive print quality with a wide variety of media. Accelerate the printing process to 248 m²/h, use the dockable roll-to-roll extension or opt for 3D Lens Technology printing whenever you need to.

  • Jeti Tauro LED

    Jeti Tauro LED

    The hybrid Jeti Tauro LED relies on UV LED curing to offer you vivid six color plus white or primer prints, incredible productivity (up to 275 m²/h), cutting-edge automation and countless rigid and flexible media applications.

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