Seiko I Infotech Inc’s. (SIIT) ‘NEON inks’, the world’s first solvent based fluorescent inks, offer eye catching vivid colours on signage. The inks are available in two colours, ‘NEON yellow’ and ‘NEON pink’, 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.