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Gandinnovations' debuts its Jeti 3148 UV Flatbed Printer featuring 48 Spectra High Performance print heads

Friday, August 24, 2007

Press release from the issuing company

San Antonio, TX - August 24, 2007 - Gandinnovations will demonstrate three of the company's most powerful, top-selling Jeti Printers and accessories on the market today at the Graph Expo, September 9 - 12, McCormick Place South, Chicago, booth # 4474.
Gandinnovations' is selling one UV Jeti Printer every week, which is as fast as they can currently manufacture them. The growing line consistently earns the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the industry. The Jeti 1224, 3148, and 2048 UV Flatbeds have all fared well in industry reviews earning high scores for the printers, tech support and the Gandy company overall.
The Jeti 3148 UV Flatbed Printer featuring 48 Spectra High Performance print heads and a 5' x 10' (1.52 x 3.04 meter) printing area makes its debut at Graph Expo. The 48 heads allows for ink designation of 8 heads per color allowing 6 color combinations and can achieve printing speeds of 45 sqm/hr (500 sqft/hr) in production mode. The flatbed table, using linear motion to control movement, ensures perfect registration every time on rigid and flexible materials. Gandinnovations chose the 48 head design to give shops even more production options through a commitment to speed.
The Jeti 3148 UV Flatbed Printer table has a 3 zone vacuum controlled system which eliminates any masking or area covering when printing. The pin registration system allow for fast and accurate substrate loading and unloading; this can preformed by one person due to the print area being very accessible on the flatbed table. A strong vacuum table holds virtually any rigid material in place up to 5 cm (2") in thickness. The 1200 dpi Jeti 3148 is available immediately worldwide.
Gandinnovations' latest Graphic User Interface (GUI) allows the operator to quickly and easily, drag and drop, manipulate and manage all artwork files. It's clean and clear interface makes working a breeze.
"The Jeti 1224 UV True Flatbed, also on display, is a compact and economical flatbed specifically designed to give print shops the flexibility they need," says Hary Gandy, president of Worldwide Sales for Gandinnovations. The Jeti 1224 uses 24 Spectra print heads to produce high speed graphics in 6 colors, up to 1200 dpi, it achieves 25 sqm/hr (250 sqft/hr) in best quality mode.
A true flatbed table using linear motion to control movement ensures perfect registration on rigid and flexible materials. The 4ft x 8ft print area allows easy loading and unloading of large and heavy material which can be performed by one person.
The Jeti Printer 3324 Solvent RTR featuring 24 Spectra heads can produce at speeds between 75 and 93 square meters an hour (700 and 1,000 square feet an hour), depending on the quality needed for extra large images such as building wraps.
A software upgrade on the Jeti 3324 Solvent RTR can detect if any individual nozzle may be misfiring. It automatically compensates the saturation, safe-guarding the image output. This safe-proof technology is the first of its kind in the Grand Format arena.
A modular back-lit camera option gives printers the ability to print on both sides of material such as reinforced vinyl, pressure sensitive vinyl, canvas, fabrics, mesh and paper.
White and Clear Varnish are now standard options on all Jeti Flatbed Printers. Now print shops around the world can print with the 6 color option and switch to white or clear varnish without losing quality and time.
The Flexform UV Inks also will also be showcased. Gandinnovations formulated Flexform UV Inks for producing vacuum-formable images. In the past, stretching substrates caused the inks "pull apart," but now due to new technology and the consistency of Flexform UV Inks, printed images can withstand not only stretching, but the high heat necessary to produce high-quality end results.
Human Eyes Technology will also be in the Gandinnovations booth at Graph Expo to showcase their latest software for 3-D lenticular printing. Gandinnovations has been recognized throughout the recent tradeshows for their live 3-D printing on lenticular material.
Many Jeti Printers produce at speeds far outmatching anything else on the market, making it possible for high quantity production with multiple image changes, giving printers the ability to turn around normally higher-cost projects at traditional screen printing and conventional printing press prices.
Gandinnovations will be showcasing its hottest selling printers and accessories on the market today, visit them in Chicago, IL, September 9 - 12, at the Graph Expo, booth #4474.
Gandinnovations has a range of grand-format printers designed to meet the needs of the industry, including true 600 dpi, UV flatbed and roll-to-roll printers, three and five-meter solvent printers, solvent printers using 12 or 24 Spectra print heads and offering many technological advantages, including an automated head wiping system, and high definition back-lit camera. Hundreds of Jeti Printers have been sold worldwide at costs ranging from $150,000 to $450,000 per printer.
The highly specialized Jeti printers are assembled at Gandinnovations'' manufacturing plant in Toronto Canada. The worldwide sales and service operation is based out of San Antonio, Texas, with satellite offices in Canada, Mexico, India, United Arab Emirates and Belgium.
For more information about Gandinnovations and its products, visit the company's website at www.gandinnovations.com, or call 210.344.9566.




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Richard Romano

Richard Romano, Section Editor/Senior Analyst
Richard has written about communication, graphics hardware and software trends for the past 15 years.

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