October 24, 2018
Memjet executives, along with the company’s OEM partners, will be showcasing the company’s DuraLink technology at All in Print China, running from today (24 October) to 28 October 2018.
“Five years ago, Memjet envisioned an additional inkjet technology that would bring our trademark quality, speed and affordability to high-volume print markets,” says Len Lauer, Chief Executive Officer at Memjet. “With our DuraLink technology, we have realised this vision. This new technology combines a long-life printhead, durable pigment ink, 2.5-meter maximum print width and a range of versatile modules. Together, these features give partners a cost-effective way to develop next-generation solutions in labelling, commercial, packaging, and industrial printing markets and beyond.”
Memjet’s partners include Liaoning Zheng Hong Basch Digital Technology (Basch), which is engaged in the development, production and marketing of CTP and digital inkjet printing technology. The company is using DuraLink to develop the Leopard DL-2200 Ink-Jet Printer.
The Leopard DL-220 was designed with key Chinese customers inputs. The mono black DuraLink high-speed printing system, combined with the low-cost and environmentally friendly water-based inks, provide a solution that supports the specific needs of the express delivery labels and logistics industry in China.
Using DuraLink means the Leopard DL-2200 Ink-Jet Printer can produce resolutions up to 1600 x 1585 dpi and prints at speeds of up to 203 meters per minute (668 feet per minute).The high speeds of the Leopard DL-2200 mean that printers can produce jobs faster and more efficiently, all from one location, creating greater profit potential for the printer.
Basch will also be showcasing its new colour inkjet Minipress label printer Pantera 3322C and the new Pantera TB350 media coating machine for dye-based inkjet. Based on Memjet’s VersaPass technology, this inkjet and coating system allow users to print on almost any substrate. The water-based inks used in the VersaPass technology, give users an affordable and environmentally label printing solution.
Visitors can learn more about these label-printing solutions in the Basch stand E6A241 at All in Print China.
Memjet’s other partner, which will also be appearing at the event, is Shanghai UPG International Trading Co., Ltd. The UP Group has developed the first DuraLink color label press in China: the DuMax/DiMax250 Digital Label Printer.
UP Group was founded in 2001 and has since become a key player in manufacturing and supplying printing, packaging, plastic, food processing, converting machinery and related consumables in China. Although its primary business is focused on China, it also exports to more than 80 countries.
As Memjet explains, the DuMax/DiMax250 Digital Label printer is an affordable and flexible solution that has a printing width of 222.8 mm and can print at speeds up to 203 meters per minute. The printer has a high resolution of up to 1600 x 1585 dpi, making it the ideal labelling solution for the field of fast-moving consumer goods that require high-quality printing and accurate flesh tones.
The DuMax/DiMax250 Digital Label Printer uses environmentally-friendly aqueous pigment ink. This ink has no volatile organic solvents, meaning that it is safer for people and for the environment, Memjet reveals. In addition, because the ink cleaning process is fully automated, it is easier and more cost effective to use than other UV cured inks.
UP Group will discuss DuMax/DiMax250 Digital Label Printer in stand N2B349 at All in Print China.
“The feedback from these OEMs indicates that DuraLink addresses a need in the marketplace that has not been met,” says Eric Owen, general manager at Memjet. “OEMs who serve the high-volume label, packaging and commercial print markets now have the technology they need to create a new breed of printing solutions designed specifically for the markets they serve.”
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