Agfa Graphics is extending its product portfolio with the release of a new wide-format industrial inkjet system for production of very high quality indoor and outdoor signs and displays. The :Anapurna XL2 is a 250-cm wide (98.4 inches) printer and offers very high-image quality, excellent text reproduction, smooth tints, vivid colours and good solids. White ink comes as a factory option.
Graphic screen printers, sign shops and photo labs are the primary target markets for the :Anapurna XL2, as it delivers high quality output on a wide assortment of flexible and rigid media at a resolution of 727 x 800 dpi.
The :Anapurna XL2 features dual-board printing (two images at the same time) for increased productivity, borderless printing and comes standard with two rigid tables and the Agfa Edition Wasatch SoftRIP. The 6-colour system features print heads with a 28 pl calibrated drop size. The system comes with a 12-month parts warranty.
The :Anapurna XL2 has four production speeds.
The :Anapurna XL2 completes the portfolio of the L/XL printers together with the recently launched :Anapurna M. With this complete portfolio Agfa offers a custom made solution for each of the major industrial inkjet wide-format segments.
Agfa Graphics has been aggressively pursuing the industrial inkjet market, most recently with the addition of the new :Anapurna XL2. Were rapidly expanding our position in the market place because we have the technology that is ideal for this industry, and we are committed to growing the Agfa brand in this arena, said Hans Gerinckx, Director Worldwide Sales. Surveys indicate this market is growing strongly, and Agfa has all the technologies available to cover the majority of all printing applications.