Cambridge - d.gen Inc, Korea’s leading manufacturer of inkjet printing systems, is launching a new range of Papyrus 740K printers at KoSign 2017 using Xaar 1201 printheads. The new printers are optimized for printing dye sublimation and blue back paper, and will be available for d.gen’s Korean and European customers.
Using six Xaar 1201 printheads for printing up to six colors, the new Papyrus 740K printers are capable of a 1880 mm print width and print speeds of up to 80 m2/h at 1200 dpi, 55 m2/h at 1800 dpi and 40 m2/h at 2400 dpi. In addition, they come equipped with a mini-jumbo roll feeder designed with flexible tension control and a strong dryer incorporated to prevent contamination. Users looking for easy print control will find the touch panel of the Papyrus 740K a useful feature, plus there is a fully integrated feeder, ‘take-up’ and dryer.
“We are delighted to be launching a new range of our trusted graphics and textile Papyrus 740K printers using Xaar 1201 printheads,” comments d.gen's President & CEO, Mr. Kilhun Lee. “We chose the Xaar 1201 printhead as it provides us with complete flexibility. It can print up to six colors and is compatible with a wide range of aqueous inks, such as graphic pigment, textile pigment, disperse dye and dye sublimation. In addition, it also provides very high productivity compared to other printheads in the market.”
Since its launch at drupa 2016, take up of the Xaar 1201 printhead has been extremely good. “I’m delighted to be present for the launch of d.gen’s new printer range with Xaar 1201 printheads,” adds Simon Kirk, Senior Product Manager at Xaar. “Customers in a number of markets are already benefiting from the very best combination of photo quality and productivity at an affordable cost delivered by the Xaar 1201. I’m delighted that d.gen’s customers in Korea and beyond are now also able to access these advantages.”
About the Xaar 1201
The Xaar 1201 is a versatile and compact greyscale printhead. It prints 1, 2 or 4 colors, delivers a high level of quality and performance, and is capable of handling aqueous and eco-solvent inks. Designed for easy integration by printer manufacturers, the Xaar 1201 features 1280 nozzles jetting variable drop sizes to produce high quality graphics on a wide range of substrates at an apparent resolution of up to 1440dpi.