Prototypes & Comps

In-house Printing Equipment and Supplies: Fast & Easy

Posted: February 28, 2013 by
Kara Dunford

 Ink Jet
The SureColor S70670 utilizes Epson’s dual array MicroPiezo TFP print heads to deliver small droplet sizes and fast print speeds. The 64-in. solvent printer uses Epson’s new UltraChrome GSX ink, which is available in up to 10 colors, including an optional white and silver metallic, which can be used on clear or colored media.The printer can image on any JetComp substrate, including shrink, metallized and clear films.

Digital Wide-format Printer
The Mimaki CJV30 Series will help package designers, brand owners and agencies go from great idea to great presentation by bringing prototype, label and package printing in house. The CJV30 is a high quality print/cut system that also utilizes white and silver ink for eye-catching metallic effects. The printer can image on any JetComp substrate, including shrink, metallized and clear films.

Metallic Effects
Metallic inks provide chrome to mirror-like effects on a variety of packaging, without the need for gold foil or a metalized substrate. 

Packaging Prototype Solution
A Roland metallic inkjet printer/cutter can be used with JetComp media solutions to produce package prototypes. The printers can drop CMYK plus white and metallic inks on any JetComp substrate, including shrink, metallized and clear films. 

Digital Label System
The iTech AXXIS SR Digital Label System, part of the iTech AXXIS family, is powered by a 720x720 high-resolution CMYK inkjet engine. It prints on a variety of substrates in widths from 4 to 8.5 in., and the integrated finisher laminates, digitally die-cuts and scores the printed labels.

Inkjet Spot UV Coater
Engineered for short-run or custom packaging applications or prototyping on sheets up to 20x42 in., MGI’s JetVarnish 3-D inkjet spot UV coater offers traditional flat spot UV coating (up to 3,000 B2 sheets per hr), while the new 3-D raised effects (up to 100-microns thick) elevate brand appeal with
beautiful, tactile features.

Digital Press
The HP Indigo WS6600 Digital Press is a web-fed press for labels and packaging production with full color speeds of up to 130 ft. per min. in Enhanced Productivity Mode. Agencies and consumer packaged goods companies can quickly produce quality prototypes identical to end products with accurate colors and even variable data information. 

Packaging Prototype Media
The JetComp line of specialty package prototyping media allows users of solvent inkjet printers with white and silver inks to produce high quality prototypes. Nine different substrates enables users to produce a range of packages from shrink sleeves and flexible bags to cartons.