Vanguard Digital Printing Systems, a Durst Group Company, has launched the Vanguard VK3220T-HS, an ultra-high production UV-LED flatbed printer.
Jim Peterson, chief operating officer at Vanguard Digital North America, says the new printer redefines productivity and promises unparalleled quality at incredible speeds with phenomenal productivity. He says, “The VK3220T-HS is the culmination of years of technological advancements and our response to the demands of the market.
“We are dedicated to delivering the best printers available, and through our innovation and commitment to our customers, we have created the new benchmark for speed and quality, with a focus on productivity and efficiency. The VK3220T-HS symbolises the start of a new chapter for Vanguard Digital, and we are so proud to share it with the North American market.”
Vanguard lists the key VK3220T-HS features:
A larger bed size of 3.2m x 2m for further throughput potential enables the printer to operate on an industrial scale.
Up to three rows of industrial printheads for maximum productivity. The Kyocera KJ4A printheads are equipped with variable drop technology and four picolitre drop sizes for remarkable print quality with better colour gradients and smoothing capability.
An electromagnetic carriage drive system ensures tight dot placement for remarkable print quality and speed for exceptionally high print quality.
Field-upgradeability. The company adds that it has engineered the new printer to grow with any business. If offers options for single, dual and triple-row print heads, with optional white ink and varnish channels that can be added after installation.
Quality and productivity. The new machine can produce 1,800 dpi print resolution and speeds of up to 3,875 square feet per hour.
Versatility. The VK3220T-HS can print on nearly any substrate up to 10cm thick.
A seven-zone, user-selectable vacuum system ensures efficient hold-down for no unintended media movement and easy transitions between jobs.
Other strategic features include auto height detection, one-touch pin registration, front-to-back and back-to-front printing, water-cooled LED curing technology, and ionisation bars.