Mutoh Premiering Three Printers At FESPA 2015


Mutoh will unveil three new printers at FESPA 2015: the ValueJet 405GT, a desktop direct-to-garment printer, ValueJet 1628X, a 165cm (64”) wide eight-channel Eco Ultra printer with white and metallic inks and ValueJet 1938WX, a 190cm (75”) wide dye sublimation printer. The event will take place in Cologne, Germany from 18-22 May,

The ValueJet 405GT is Mutoh’s first ever desktop direct-to-garment printer. This five colour (CMYK + White) engine has been specifically developed for direct printing on t-shirts, caps, canvas bags, etc.

Offering high print quality, the compact ValueJet 405GT has a wide print area and an easy-to-use LCD touch screen. The printer can be equipped with different sizes of interchangeable print platens.

Mutoh’s water based pigment direct textile inks for the VJ-405GT will allow printing onto high cotton blends and 100% cotton garments.

The new ValueJet 1938WX is a 191cm (75”) wide high speed printer suited for both digital transfer and direct printing on polyester-based fabrics. The VJ-1938WX is the wider version of Mutoh’s popular VJ-1638WX model launched early 2014. Ideal for production oriented customers, the printer features two piezo drop-on-demand print heads mounted in a staggered configuration. This new printer model is specifically suited for digital production of home textiles, high quality deco fabrics, fashion as well as sportswear and soft signage.

The ValueJet 1628X is Mutoh’s first 162.5cm (64”) wide ValueJet Eco Ultra printer model offering white and metallic ink capabilities. Developed for sign and display applications, the product is specifically targeted at starting or established digital print businesses looking for a high quality wide format printer with the ability to create long term outdoor applications offering CMYK and specialty white and metallic inks for premium finishes and special effects.

Alongside these new products, Mutoh will display its entire ValueJet printer range for Sign and Display applications and the new Mutoh RJ-900XG dye sublimation printer. Visitors will also be able to see the Mutoh LED UV printer range for specialty/industrial applications, i.e. the VJ-426UF and VJ-1626UH, which recently won respectively the International Sign Expo’s Best New Product Award and the Wide-Format Imaging 2015 Top Product Award in the US.

Mutoh will also have a booth at the FESPA Printeriors zone (Hall 9 – Z105). Visitors will be able to discover a wide range of interior decoration applications and creations made with various Mutoh ValueJet printers.

As sponsoring partner of the FESPA Wrap Hub, Mutoh will demonstrate the power of its ValueJet series for professional wrapping applications. The best wrappers from around planet world will compete there for the title of FESPA World Wrap Master 2015. Contestants will wrap with prints made on 3M® vinyl by a Mutoh ValueJet 1638X loaded with Mutoh Universal Mild Solvent inks. The FESPA Wrap Hub will also stage a Mutoh VJ-1638X dual head printer producing high quality wrap prints.

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