Press Release Summary:
Integrating Memjet print engine technology, RapidX1 offers 12 in. OD unwind and rewind capacity, 8 Â½ in. wide 5-color printhead, and optical sensor for pre-cut and stripped labels. Roll-to-roll unit features max web width of 220 mm, minimum web width of 50 mm, and max print speed of 12 ips at 1,600 x 800 dpi. Utilizing same print engine technology, RapidX2 has large diameter unwind, and loop outfeed, which enables printer to run in line with post finishing equipment.
Original Press Release:
A New Digital Hi-Speed Label Press
Impression Technology Pty Ltd will be showing the new inkjet label printer range "Rapid label Systems X1 and X2 models" at the upcoming IPEX exhibition in Birmingham 2010.
Integrating the revolutionary Memjet print engine technology, the RapidX1 is a roll to roll printer with a 12"(305 mm)OD unwind and rewind capacity, 8 ½" wide 5 colour print head, optical sensor for pre-cut and stripped labels and maximum print resolution of 1600 x 1600 DPI.
Individual colours will be available in 250 ml containers to allow long runs without stopping to replenish ink.
Maximum web width is 220 mm and minimum web width is 50 mm.
The RapidX1 is also capable of printing on continuous media without registration marks. Maximum print speed is 12" per second at 1600 x 800 DPI.
Impression Technology will also be showing the RapidX2, utilising the same print engine technology the X2 has a large diameter unwind, and loop outfeed enabling the printer to run in line with post finishing equipment.
A range of post finishing options will be available, engineered to match the high throughput speeds of the X1 and X2 machines. Finishing options will include: flexo coating, laminating, semi-rotary and flat-bed die-cutting units, as well as Rapid's existing range of embossing, foiling and slitting machines.
Mr Stephen Richardson Director of Impression Technology is quoted:
"The all new Rapid Label systems will open new markets at a breakthrough entry level price. Now companies looking to add profit opportunities with Labels to their product range have a full label production system at a fraction of the cost compared to current Digital label press's. The Rapid Label range of X1 and X2 models now make label printing an extremely attractive ROI for a multitude of business either in-house or print for profit. With very hi yields and a fraction of the running cost compared to other digital Label presses. Commercial printers especially will love the transparent running costs of the Rapid label Range.
About Impression Technology
Impression Technology was founded in Sydney Australia in 1999. Impression Technology is the developer and manufacturer of digital print equipment which is sold on a worldwide basis through its distributor network. The companies mission is to provide the highest quality machines, software, inks and support services on a world wide basis.