Digital inkjet manufacturer Azonprinter is taking ‘a new direction’ with its Azon Matrix industrial series, boosting production capabilities of the new Azon Matrix R platform with the addition of Ricoh Gen5 printheads designed for 100 billion actuations per nozzle.
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Croatia-based Azonprinter develops and manufactures Direct to Garment, Direct to Substrate and UV printers for the sign/graphics, textile/apparel and embroidery markets. About 50 Azonprinter machines have been installed across Australia and New Zealand.
According to a company press release, the new Azon Matrix R industrial series "offers flat-bad UV-LED inkjet printing solutions with optional bed sizes of 800 mm x 1600 mm / 1600 mm x 2500/3200 mm, will be able to print on to substrates up to 25cm in height and is capable of handling heavy materials up to 100 kg for indoor, outdoor and industrial applications.
“Azon Matrix R series extends productivity and creativity by printing directly onto any type of material such as ABS, polycarbonate, TPU, PVC, wood, stone, glass, canvas, ceramic, aluminium and additionally covering ADA and Braille 3D printing and print on cylindrical objects.“
The latest version of the printhead comes with four channels and four colours due to its four-row construction choice with 1,200 nozzles per colour and full greyscale which enables printing speeds up to 25.8 sqm/hr. Designed for 100 billion actuations per nozzle, the Gen5 is designed to last.
"Along with new Gen5 print heads, full-featured Azon RIP software and flex, Phthalate free ink with EN 71-3 certificate ensures quality print and safe use on various applications. The versatility of white ink as a base for high-density CMYK layer delivers unusual and creative textures on all materials.
“Azon Matrix R series supports sign makers, printing houses, commercial customers, gift stores, photographers and enters new business areas with a diversified approach for future market demands in home décor, interior design, graphics industry and in overall to all industrial applications,” said the statement.
Azonprinter, a global brand with HQ, R&D and manufacturing based in Zagreb, Croatia, is an award winning digital technology company established in 1991.