MUTOH is a Japan based leading supplier of digital printers with more than 65 years of R&D and manufacturing experience. At the Fespa Global Print Expo 2019 (Munich - May 14 -17 - Hall B5 – Stand F29), Mutoh’s EMEA team will present the latest Mutoh UV LED, sign & display, digital transfer and direct-to-textile print equipment as well as a wide number of applications aiming at inspiring print professionals to discover new digital inkjet print trends, explore new markets and revenue opportunities.
The Mutoh booth will feature a wide range of digital inkjet solutions covering Mutoh’s different product clusters: NEW! ValueJet 1627MH - Multi-Purpose Hybrid Printer. Mutoh will première the new 64” wide ValueJet 1627MH hybrid inkjet printer, featuring a hot air knife media drying system and unique CMYK + White resin-based inks, enabling direct printing on the widest range of white, transparent and coloured rigid & roll substrates. The new Mutoh VJ-1627MH is equally suited for sign & display print shops for the production of both indoor and long-term outdoor prints, as well as for graphic companies looking for a digital solution for proofing or short-run production of packaging prototypes or customised labels, even for industrial businesses specialised in thermo-forming.
UV LED - Direct-to-Object, Roll-to-Roll, Hybrid and Flatbed Printers. In the past years, Mutoh has been gradually extending its UV LED product range. Following products will be showcased at Fespa: ValueJet 426UF and ValueJet 626UF direct-to-object UV LED desktop printers: with a print size of A3+ and A2 respectively, these printers allow direct printing on objects up to 70 and 150 mm thick and offer CMYK + white + clear inks. They are particularly suited for printing customised promo gifts and a wide variety of personalised products.
ValueJet 1638UR: Roll-to-Roll UV LED printer for prints with high added value. This 64" (162 cm) wide dual head printer has been developed for the commercial print and sign & display markets. It uses Mutoh's flexible UV LED CMYK, White and Clear 0% VOC inks which enable printing on transparent media and non-white substrates, multi-layer printing and spot varnish effects. PerformanceJet 2508UF: True flatbed printer with a print bed of 8’ x 4’ combining a set of powerful features to maximise productivity. A preferred choice for printers looking for high quality, precision, added value specialty prints, productivity and an attractive environmental footprint.
Mutoh will be presenting the made-in-Japan professional ValueJet sign & display printer range for indoor and outdoor commercial print and print-to-cut applications, ranging from 24” up to 102” print widths. Ever since 2007, more than 15000 ValueJet printers were installed in Europe only. Showstoppers will be the award winning 64” wide ValueJet 1624X single head and ValueJet 1638X dual head printers.
Mutoh printer and cutter combo solutions offer the highest level of flexibility for print, cut and print-to-cut applications. The Mutoh print & cut combos offer either a semi-automated or fully automated workflow with barcode recognition, controlled from one single production software. Mutoh cutting plotters - available in widths from 77 cm to 190 cm (30” - 75”) - are fit for vinyl cutting as well as for contour-cut and through-cut applications. They all integrate a laser sensor which will recognise registration marks on preprinted graphics. This way, the cutter will know perfectly in which area it will have to do contour-cutting or through-cutting.
Visitors will be able to discover the high speed ValueJet 1948WX digital dye sublimation printer, offering sellable print speeds up to 125 m²/h and top speeds of 195 m²/h! The robust & industrial VJ-1948WX (75” – 1910 mm wide) dye sublimation printer is a top choice for production-oriented customers and businesses looking for a high quality volume printer for intensive use. Application possiblities encompass both transfer to and direct printing of fabrics as well as transfer to rigids.
For direct-to-textile print applications, including natural fabrics such as cotton, Mutoh will present the 75” (1910 mm) wide ValueJet 1938TX printer. Specifically targeted at sampling of short-run on-demand & local digital production of garments, upholstery, fashion, swimwear, interior deco fabrics, home textiles, flags, etc.