VersaUV LEF series of printers run at a cool, low-heat and use state-of-the-art UV-LED lamps. Combined with advanced ECO-UV inks, they offer the ability to print on virtually any material, including:
- PVC and plastics
- Leather and fabric
LEF-200 advanced features:
The LEF-200 offers a range of advanced features to deliver outstanding results:
- An intuitive distance print mode ensures outstanding consistency on regular, domed and curved objects
- Up to 40 job presets to instantly allow the recall of specific media settings for your most popular applications
- Height sensor bar made with non-magnetic material for printing on magnetic items such as tablet covers.
Perfect results with ECO-UV ink options
ECO-UV ink is offered in CMYK, White and Gloss. It instantly dries and produces wide colour gamut results with sharp detail and rich colour density. ECO-UV requires no degassing and stretches around curves and irregular surfaces without cracking.
ECO-UV inks are extremely durable, giving indoor graphics scratch and chemical resistance, while outdoor graphics last up to six months and upward of two years when a Gloss ink layer is applied as a finish. ECO-UV ink is supplied in mess-free 220ml cartridges that are safe after curing.
The LEF-200 features an on-board Primer ink option so you can quickly and conveniently image onto glass**, plastics** and other challenging surfaces. Users can easily and precisely prep an object for customisation – printing Primer ink directly from a file in VersaWorks Dual RIP before printing the full-colour graphic. This makes adding graphics to challenging materials much cleaner and more efficient.
To ensure optimum print quality around the curvatures of objects, mist filters are incorporated in the LEF, catching the residual ink that mists when printing off the edge or curvature of a product. This cuts down on overspray and keeps the ink from settling on the printer’s internal components. Filters are designed to be easily replaceable by the end user.
VersaWorks Dual RIP
The LEF-200 includes new VersaWorks Dual RIP software, featuring a new core engine for faster previewing times and improved handling of PDF and EPS files, including files with drop-shadows and transparencies.
VersaWorks Dual minimises the need to return to design software as you can set-up special colour layers like White, Gloss and Primer directly in the RIP software.
You also get a host of advanced and ease-of-use features including a Predictive Ink Calculator, spot colour replacement with built-in PANTONE® libraries and a Roland Texture System Library with a wide range of ready-to-use Gloss finishes and other effects. In addition, you can rotate, set spacing and Maintain Clipped Position within the RIP to give you more control when printing graphics and applying Gloss Ink effects.
With VersaWorks Dual you can choke white or primer ink placement, to enable perfect registration of colour graphics on top. You can also change the intensity of the UV-LED lamps. This can be used for several custom applications, including part-curing, to apply a secondary process such as adding glitter.
Ink Efficiency and Consistency
The LEF Series utilises an Automated Ink Circulation System to significantly reduce running costs and to help produce consistently brilliant image quality even on long print runs. With controlled ink circulation, the ink pigments are unable to settle in the ink lines, thus creating a smooth ink consistency and density that also lowers White and Gloss ink waste.
The built-in laser alignment system sets the LEF up to print on different media. It represents the easiest and most effective way to uniformly print images on multiple substrate targets. Whether using it as a two-point reference to detect flat substrates or a centre origin point of reference to print on curved or odd shaped items, the LEF’s laser alignment is and incredibly sophisticated and useful feature.