It comes fitted with a specialised hot air knife media drying system and with two rigid tables as standard and features media height measurement and semi-automated cleaning cycle capabilities.
The device can run either CMYK or CMYK plus white as standard and uses Mutoh’s own MP-31 resin-based inks that are dry immediately. The stretchable and shrinkable inks are designed for applications such as car wrapping and will preserve the ‘natural texture and look’ of substrates.
“The system’s unique resin-based ink has the possibility, in the case of packaging for example, to print directly to cardboard,” said Nick Decock, commercial marketing manager, Mutoh. “The ink has the intrinsic characteristics to keep the gloss or matt of the original substrate, which is unique for such a formulation of ink.”
The ValueJet 1627MHis suitable for prototyping, fine art, rigid blanks, banners, signage, thermoforming and shrink applications, pricing for. “The price point of the machine makes it interesting to be combined with either a thermoforming machine or for mock-ups of packaging, but it can obviously also be used for regular sign and display applications,” said Decock.