EFI has announced the new EFI VUTEk XT hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll display graphics printer.
Announced during EFI’s Engage global users conference and available mid-year, the new VUTEk XT model is the redesigned, next-generation successor to the EFI VUTEk HS series of hybrid high-volume printers.
“Print businesses need the next level of capability with a lower TCO, and EFI has focused our global R&D expertise to meeting those goals with this printer and a complete EFI technology offering that together make super high speed inkjet display graphics a profitable reality for customers,” said Ken Hanulec, vice president of worldwide corporate marketing, EFI. “The new VUTEk XT printer – with its outstanding quality, superior substrate capability, robust productivity and almost unheard-of ink yield – delivers greater versatility and value in the display graphics market.”
The printer includes a new media transport that eliminates the need for material edge guides. The printer’s new vacuum belt and vacuum table can handle a wide range of materials.
The VUTEk XT also features front-to-back registration, within 1 mm, and produces boards in up to three printing lanes that can be the same or different files.
The XT model’s CP5G ink system, delivers complete ink circulation, 5-picoliter drops and grayscale imaging.
In addition to the VUTEk XT setting a new image quality standard with its 4-color grayscale printing, thanks to CP5G.
Customers can choose from a number of automation options to configure the printer . This includes the ability to feed one or two large rolls of media, as well as three-quarter in and out and full pallet-to-pallet automation options.
The EFI VUTEk XT is part of a new super high speed class of printers from EFI. The super high speed portfolio also includes EFI’s VUTEk h5 hybrid UV LED printer with three-quarter automation and a new single-pass for display graphics UV LED.
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