Seiko Instruments showcased its unique Neon Ink for its W-Series of printers, as well as the new H2P-104s and H2P-74s high productivity printers with bulk ink , at viscom Frankfurt, which took place from 25-27 October.
Available in yellow and pink, the Neon ink is the first solvent-based fluorescent ink in the world and have been developed for use on the ColorPainter W series wide-format printers. These two colours can be printed not only as spot colours, but also as composite colours with CMYK.
The company also showcased the ColorPainter H2 series printer, with the Bulk-ink system. The printer is is equipped with grey and light grey inks in addition to the conventional six colours (C, M, Y, K, Lc & Lm). Integrating the Smart Pass Technology 3 with Dynamic Dot Printing Technology, the ColorPainter H2-104s/H2-74s prints higher quality images while maintaining the high print speed of its predecessor. The fastest print mode achieves 50sqm/h (538 sfph) in 8-colour mode. The printer is best suited for large format banners and high volume printing in short turnaround times.