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UV Inkjet Printer Buying Guide

   Everything you need to know before purchasing
   an inkjet printer!

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Choose The Right UV Inkjet Printer

Whether it is industrial or commercial, used for short runs or long runs, for promotional products or labeling, one thing is for sure: finding the right UV inkjet printer can be a difficult task!

Inkcups Now has put all the thought and effort into purchasing an inkjet printer. All you need to do is run down the checklist and make sure you're asking the right questions. This isn’t a gimmick to make you purchase our machines, it’s simply a tool that we know many need. Take a look, do some research, and make an educated decision about finding the right UV inkjet printer.

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      Mimaki 6042 vs The ICN X2®
      UV Inkjet Printer Comparison

 
FEATURES
Mimaki 6042
X2®

Basic Machine
 
Parts handling
Flatbed w/vacuum table
Flatbed w/vacuum table
Table vacuum source
DC Fan
Vacuum turbine
Part loading
Fixtures
Fixtures
Part handling system
No
No
Load & Print simultaneously
No
No
Maximum print area
18 x 24
20 x 24
Maximum height
5.9" (150mm)
2.9" (75mm) or
5.9" (150mm)
Type
Benchtop
Floor standing
Production usage
Commercial - 8hrs/day
Industrial - 24hrs/day
Basic Construction
Sheet metal
Structural steel
Weight
330 lbs.
1300 lbs.

 

 

 









Print System
 
Number of heads
4
6
Print head
Ricoh Gen 4
Ricoh Gen 4
Drop Size
7pl, 14pl, 21pl
7pl, 14pl, 21pl
Curing
(1) LED Curing unit
(2) LED Curing unit
LED curing power
200mw/sq. cm
4W/sq. cm
Print direction
Uni-directional
Uni or Bi-directional
Ink packaging
Cartridge 220/660cc
Bulk
Ink system
Passive - damper control
Active - negative pressure

 

 

 




Service & Warranty
 
Serviced by
Trained distributor
Factory technicians
Warranty period
1 year
1 year
Additional print head discount
0
30%
Parts replacement
Included
Included
Travel & expenses
Not included
Not included
Service & travel hourly rate
Not included
Included

 

 

 


Software Control
 
Variable scan speed control
No
Yes
Online diagnostic support
No
Yes
Personalization software
0
Included

 

Included Features
 
PC / monitor included
No
Yes
Computer stand
No
Yes
Ink included
No
Yes

 

 

 

 
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