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CSL DuraUV 1600

A tweaked Roland opens up new UV LED-based possibilities.

What does it do?
CSL’s DuraUV 1600 makes UV LED printing affordable and easy to use for the bulk of the wide-format market that previously only had the choice of eco-solvent or latex inks. The firm claims that the biggest benefit of UV over the rival technologies is that it makes it possible to print onto a wider range of media, in particular heat-sensitive substrates while lowering running costs and enabling instant turnaround.

When was it launched and what market is it aimed at?
Following a period of development and beta testing that began at the start of this year DuraUV was launched in June. “We’ve done a lot of work with Fujifilm with the Acuity 1600 series, which has proved very

Konica Minolta’s AccurioLabel 190

A highly productive machine for short run labels, words by Pauline Brooks, marketing development manager, Konica Minolta

What does it do?
AccurioLabel 190 is equipped with an engine based on the award winning bizhub PRESS C1070, which has been proven in the PP market over a number of years. The AccurioLabel 190 has been designed and developed to fit into the short run digital label printing market and to promote new business expansion, due to its suitability in the customized label market. The

Canon Océ LabelStream 4000

Canon comes late to the digital labels market, Words by Simon Eccles

What does it do?
This is the first inkjet narrow-to-medium width inkjet web press from Océ, Canon’s industrial-scale printer wing. The LabelStream 4000 series is described as “an industrial-scale UV inkjet conversion platform for self-adhesive labels and selected flexible packaging with optional flexo printing, embellishment and finishing units.” It’s aimed at the high productivity end of the market thanks to its speed and the

Xerox Iridesse Production Press

A press which allows to create more results-driving “wow” per page.

What does it do?
The machine prints ultra HD CMYK with the addition of print embellishments with Gold and Silver toners that can be used as an overlay or underlay, allowing true metallic hues to be printed with CMYK overlays.
In addition to this, we can also overlay clear toner to further enhance the print. The Iridesse Production Press can lay 6 colours down in one pass ensuring the maximum productivity and spot on