HP Latex R2000 rigid printer to debut at FESPA, this first R-series will also feature HP Latex white ink

HP Latex R2000 R-series rigid printer

The HP Latex R2000 is a true hybrid for flexible and rigid printing, it accommodates materials up to 2.5-meters/98-inches wide and up to 5-cm/2-inches thick.

Today at the FESPA Global Print Expo, HP Inc. are set to unveil the HP Latex R2000 Printer, the first hybrid solution for rigid and flexible sign and display printing in one device. HP announced its new rigid technology at the ISA Sign Expo in March, highlighting how customers will now be able to expand their offering into new, high-value applications while also opening fresh creative ideas and concepts for sign and display.

The first printer in the R-Series is the game-changing HP Latex R2000 Printer, which will today make its world debut at FESPA at the HP Yesville booth (Hall 3.2, Stand C20). The printers are commercially available beginning next month.

hp latex r series r2000 rigid printer overhead

“Anyone who tracks this industry knows today is a major milestone in printing as we unveil the HP Latex R2000 Printer,” said Joan Pérez Pericot, General Manager, HP Large Format Graphics Business, HP Inc. “HP developed this breakthrough technology based on print service providers (PSPs) continued request for an HP Latex printer to print on both rigid and flexible materials using our water-based inks. This introduction is another step forward in how HP creates the best experiences for our customers, continually reinventing the possibilities of print.”

Coupled with the revolutionary HP Latex White Ink – delivering the the glossiest white on transparent and coloured media – The HP Latex R2000 Printer powers PSPs with ultimate versatility through a single ink set. Applications such as retail, outdoor signage, window graphics, events and exhibitions, decoration and car wrapping are now a possibility.

Advanced engineering and driving high productivity, printer performance specifics include:

  • High-speed quality up to 88 sqm/h (947 sqf/h) – continuous loading
  • High accuracy belt system and productive workflow with 14 automatic independent chambers
  • Reliable flexible printing, leveraging assets from current portfolio, up to 100kg rolls
  • Redesigned HP Latex Inks to achieve vibrant color gamut on rigid while preserving media gloss and feel, and prints with no smell
  • Durable and flexible water-based ink for high adhesion and scratch resistance with a new HP Latex Overcoat
  • Lower temperatures allowing wide media versatility
  • Automatic maintenance, smart vacuum, and easy loading
  • Productivity enhanced with HP Smart Services

hp latex r series r2000 rigid printer front

The NEW HP Latex R2000 rigid printer, this first R-series will also feature HP Latex white ink. Above is a front view of this new printer, below the side view showing the robust looking front and rear media tables.

hp latex r series r2000 rigid printer side

Availability varies by region and country. Please refer to your local HP representatives for more information and visit: hp.com/go/latexR2000