:Anapurna Flatbed Makes ISA 2012 Debut


Agfa_anapurna_m2540fbAgfa Graphics North America, a leader in inkjet imaging and substrates, will feature several printing systems and unique applications at the 2012 International Sign Expo being held in Orlando, Florida, from March 22-24 (Booth #1036).

Agfa Graphics will have the entry-level :Anapurna M2540 FB, which is making its first Sign Expo appearance. The :Anapurna M2540 FB is a time saving system featuring revolutionary quick-change vacuum bed technology, six colors (CMYKLcLm) and white ink.

Designed to accommodate the growing market needs for printing on rigid substrates, the :Anapurna M2540 FB has a maximum print speed of 484 ft2/hr and can print sizes of 8.3-by-5-foot with substrates up to 1.77-inch-thick. The UV-curable ink and fast, efficient curing is ideal for printing on glass, ceramics, and wood, making the :Anapurna M2540 FB an excellent solution for architectural and interior decor as well as exterior signs and displays.

Additionally, the Agfa Graphics booth will feature the 36-head :Jeti 3020 Titan FTR (flat-to-roll), a field-upgradeable (16 heads in base configuration, expandable up to 48), grand format, flatbed UV inkjet printing system that offers white ink and ten different levels of speed and quality capabilities.

The :Jeti 3020 Titan has a maximum print area of 124-by-79.5 inches. Its Ricoh Gen 4 grayscale printheads offer fast, high-quality CMYK output and 1200 dpi photorealistic image quality. Maximum speed of the UV-inkjet system is 2,430 ft2/hr.

Show attendees will also be able to experience Agfa Graphics’ popular “Application Zone.” Featuring Agfa’s inkjet know-how, the Application Zone demonstrates how to create a wide variety of indoor and outdoor products as well as those relating to home decor and retail settings. Sample output includes flooring, wall paper, tabletop design, curtain panels, retail POP, backlit displays, window graphics, vehicle wraps, and more.

“Unquestionably Agfa Graphics has the broadest inkjet portfolio in the industry and we creatively show print service providers how they can leverage inkjet to be more profitable,” said Deborah Hutcheson, director of Marketing, Agfa Graphics, North America. “From ink to engines to media, the Agfa Graphics team of experts, specialists and technicians can help answer the most challenging customer demands and help grow your business.”

Agfa Graphics will be at the International Sign Expo 2012 in booth #1036.

ISA’s International Sign Expo is being held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, March 22-24. For more information, visit www.signexpo.org.