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Mimaki’s New JFX600-2513 & JFX550-2513 LED-UV Large Flatbed Inkjet Printers

24 April 2021: Mimaki Engineering, Japan (Leading Manufacturer of Industrial Inkjet Printers, Cutting Plotters and 3D Printers) has announced the release of ‘JFX600-2513’ and ‘JFX550-2513’, large flatbed UV inkjet printers.

The JFX600-2513 and JFX550-2513 are successor models of JFX500-2131, a large flatbed UV inkjet printer on sale from 2012. Equipped with drastically increased number of print heads, the JFX600-2513 and JFX550-2513 enable highly efficient printing and can improve productivity by approximately 300% for the JFX600-2513 and 150% for the JFX550-2513 compared to the JFX500-2131. In addition, the number of colors that can be installed has been increased from 4 colors in the previous JFX500-2131 to 6 colors and a wide variety of ink sets can be selected to lead printing with vivid colors and higher expressive power.

Maximum printable size is 2,500 mm x 1,300 mm, with a thickness of up to 60 mm. It supports 4′ × 8’ boards (1,220 mm x 2,440 mm), which are often used for signboard production. Since direct printing on media is possible, they can print on a variety of media such as resin, glass, and metal, not to mention large sign boards, which makes them perfect printers for a wide range of applications such as large decorations, sign displays and interior materials. Enable of direct printing on media up to 60mm thick, the printers are capable of 2.5D printing (Emboss print), which creates an uneven surface by printing with multiple layers of UV ink, offering high value-added printing applications.
Mimaki Engineering is developing “Connected Digital Printing,” a system that connects inkjet printers to peripheral devices such as robots, conveyor belts, inspection equipment, various sensors and pre and post processing systems through intercommunication to enable integration into production lines, unattended on-demand production, and mass customization.

The JFX600-2513 and JFX550-2513 are scheduled to start sales in the summer of 2021 and will be targeted at sign graphics applications including large indoor and outdoor signs and advertisements.

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