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ValueJet 1624X digital printer from Mutoh

Wide-format printer manufacturer Mutoh will present its latest wide format and desktop digital printing solutions at FESPA Digital 2016.

Mutoh highlights at Fespa Digital 2016 include:

• The ValueJet 426UF A3+ desktop CMYK + white + varnish LED UV printer, awarded as “best multi-purpose object printer 2015” by the European Digital Press association.
• The new ValueJet X-series 54” and 64” single head & 64” and 102” dual head sign & display printers, incorporating Mutoh’s Intelligent Interweaving (i²) and DropMaster print automation technology.
• The new ValueJet 1938TX, a 1910 mm (75”) wide dual staggered head high quality direct-to-textile printer.
• The new ValueJet 405GT CMYK + White desktop direct-to-garment printer.

New ValueJet X-series sign & display printers

(ValueJet 1624X - 64” (162 cm) wide single head sign & display printer)

The ValueJet X-series are Mutoh’s fourth generation ValueJet piezo drop-on-demand sign & display printers, developed for indoor and outdoor applications such as posters, banners, backlit signage, wall coverings, point of sale displays, fine art reproductions, vehicle graphics, stickers and much more. The X-series consists of 4 models, i.e. the single head VJ-1324X (54” - 137 cm) & VJ-1624X (64” - 162 cm) and the dual head VJ-1638X (64” – 162 cm) & VJ-2638X (102” - 260 cm).

The ValueJet X-series deliver unmatched print quality and the highest level of print automation available on today’s sign and display market. Integrating Mutoh’s industry-leading Intelligent Interweaving (i²) and new revolutionary DropMaster print automation technology, new printer cosmetics and professional RIP software, the printers can be loaded with Mutoh Eco Ultra or Universal Mild Solvent (UMS) inks to deliver sellable production speeds at 720x720 dpi up to 16.4 m²/h (VJ-1324X), 20.5 m²/h (VJ-1624X), 36 m²/h (VJ-1638X) and 39 m²/h (VJ-2638X), no matter whether you are printing on vinyl or banner.

For the UMS inks, Mutoh recently also obtained a pan European “Indoor Air Comfort Certificate” issued by Eurofins, which makes the inks ideally suited for the production of certified indoor deco prints.

New ValueJet 1938TX direct-to-textile printer

Developed in Japan, the brand-new VJ-1938TX is a 75" (1910 mm) wide dual staggered head printer specifically targeted at sampling of short run on-demand and local digital production of garments, upholstery, fashion, swimwear, interior deco fabrics, home textiles, flags, etc..

Delivering typical high quality production print speeds up to 40 m²/h, the printer incorporates a sophisticated newly engineered fabric feeding, front and back tensioning and motorised take-up system for media weights up to 100 kg.

The VJ-1938TX can utilise Mutoh direct sublimation and direct disperse inks for printing onto open and closed polyester-based fabrics, as well as Mutoh pigmented textile inks for direct printing onto cotton fabrics, rayon or mixed fibre fabrics.

New ValueJet 405GT

The ValueJet 405GT is a high-quality 5 colour (CMYK + white) direct-to-garment printer specifically targeted at printing directly on dark coloured and light coloured garments such as t-shirts.

The printer offers a maximum print area of 420 mm x 576 mm and can be easily equipped with different sizes of interchangeable print platens (S, M & L).

The VJ-405GT utilises Mutoh’s textile pigmented inks and delivers print resolutions up to 1200 x 1200 dpi. The printer is specifically targeted at fashion designers, promotional garment printers, online web shop businesses as well as screen printers and is suited for sampling, customised one-off prints as well as short run production.