Graficomp showcased HP digital printing technology at its stand at the Sign Africa Expo, which was held from 13-15 September at Gallagher Convention Centre.
The HP Latex 700 and 800, and the HP Latex 700W and 800W, offer white ink capability for the first time in this category. It is the whitest white ink available on the market that does not yellow over time, enabling print businesses to produce neater outlines.
Meanwhile, updated printheads possessing more nozzles and producing speeds of up to 36sqm/hr allow the HP Latex 800 and 800W to offer 50% higher productivity levels compared to previous HP models. Print jobs executed on the new 700/800 series will deliver with vivid colours and finer image and text details, even at faster print speeds. Operationally, HP PrintOS also enables PSPs to monitor and control their print fleet using a cloud- based interface they can use virtually anywhere and anytime.
The HP Latex 335 gives users affordable access to indoor and outdoor signage up to 1.63m, featuring UL ECOLOGO and UL GREENGUARD GOLD certified inks, with prints that meet AgBB criteria; as well as the production of sharp, consistent and reliable image quality.
The HP Latex 64 plus cutting solution allows users to expand into wider applications, with HP FlexiPRINT and CUT RIP included, HP Barcode system, OPOS marks and HP Application Centre.
As part of this improvement, the HP cutter reads the black inner lines along the job and carries out additional measurements, further aided by new HP barcodes located on the printed sheets to identify jobs.
The HP Stitch S500 allows users to print an entire shift unattended or overnight with the largest media rolls and large ink supplies.
The event was sponsored by Platinum sponsors Roland DG South Africa and Stixo Signage Supplies.