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ValueJet 426UF

Compact Desktop A3+ Flatbed LED UV Printer


  • CMYK LED UV inks – optional white and varnish for a luxurious or specialty finish
  • Print on a wide variety of products and their prototypes, even 3D objects
  • Low energy consumption and low temperatures, ideal for heat sensitive materials
  • 0% VOC – non-HAP – no outgassing of prints - no mercury – no lead
  • Mutoh Intelligent Interweaving print technology (i²) - Dedicated “UV-weaving”

The ValueJet VJ-426UF is a compact A3+ flatbed 6-colour LED UV printer with integrated vacuum table. Offering a print table area of 483 mm (19”) x 329 mm (13”), the VJ-426UF enables direct printing onto objects up to 70 mm thick. The printer will deliver exceptional print quality on a wide variety of solid materials and objects including ABS, Alu-board, PC, PE, PET, PMMA (acrylic), PP, PS, PVC and glass.

An energy-efficient latest generation LED UV lamp ensures ultra-sharp, safe & ready to use prints. Its reduced working temperatures also allow printing onto heat sensitive substrates.

The multi-purpose VJ-426UF printer will produce ultra-sharp, high quality output and is specifically targeted at short run items or one-off designs of products and their prototypes, personalised gifts, packaging, souvenirs, awards, specialty industrial items as well as labels, decals, signs, etc..

Latest 1440 dpi Piezo Print Head

A revolutionary variable drop piezo print head is at the heart of the VJ-426UF. This 1440-nozzle head comprises four colour sections. Each colour section has 360 nozzles, or two 180 nozzle rows per colour. Because all colour sections are united in one head, there is no need for time-consuming head-to-head calibration routines. The print head is capable of producing ink drops ranging from 3.8 to 28 pl.


LED UV Inks for Ultra-sharp, Safe & Ready to Use Prints

Mutoh’s new LED UV CMYK + white inks & varnish are completely VOC-free and do not contain any hazardous air pollutants (non-HAP). Both flex and rigid inks are available.

An energy-efficient latest generation LED UV lamp ensures ultra-sharp, safe & ready to use prints. Its reduced working temperatures allow printing onto heat sensitive substrates. Compared to “classic” UV printing, Mutoh LED UV technology provides you all state-of-the-art health & safety and environmental benefits: no ozone generation, free of mercury and lead.


Maximize your Profit with Mutoh Intelligent Interweaving (i²) Print Technology

The ValueJet 426UF incorporates Mutoh’s award-winning Intelligent Interweaving (i²) print technology, enabling a drastic reduction or even total elimination of the typical difficulties inherent to conventional digital UV inkjet printing. Dedicated i² print effects for the Mutoh LED UV inks have been engineered, ensuring a drastic reduction of the curing structure in the ink layer and gloss banding suppression.

One of the biggest benefits of this proprietary Mutoh print technology is that it offers predictable and repeatable output quality, therefore bringing an unprecedented level of user comfort to the printer operator. ValueJet printer users will be able to print ideal quality images fit for purpose every time, in the shortest possible time.


Wide Choice of Media

The ValueJet VJ-426UF has an integrated vacuum table with electronically adjustable hold-down strength. With a print table area of 483 mm (19”) x 329 mm (13”), the VJ-426UF enables direct printing onto objects up to 70 mm thick. The printer will deliver exceptional print quality on a wide variety of solid materials and objects including ABS, Alu-board, PC, PE, PET, PMMA (acrylic), PP, PS, PVC, and glass.*

* : Ink adhesion will vary depending on substrate type and brand. Individual testing is required in function of your specific application.


Applications

The multi-purpose ValueJet VJ-426UF will produce ready to use and ultra-sharp outputs and is specifically targeted at short run items or one-off designs of products and their prototypes, personalised gifts, packaging, souvenirs, awards, specialty industrial items as well as labels, decals, signs, etc.. Moreover, you are able to add gloss texture to your print for a luxurious or specialty finish.


Intelligent Design Features for Extra User Comfort

Next to the well-known ValueJet features enabling easy set up and usage of the unit, even by inexperienced operators, intelligent design features have been added for extra user comfort on the ValueJet 426UF.

  • Easy to navigate display panel
  • Mutoh printer installer & Windows driver
  • Energy efficient LED UV lamp
  • Integrated vacuum table
  • i² print technology – offers predictable output quality, therefore bringing an unprecedented level of user comfort to the printer operator

ValueJet 426UF - Technical Key Specifications
Print Technology Drop-on-demand Micro Piezo Inkjet Technology
Print Head 1
Nozzle Configuration 180 nozzles x 8 lines
Drop Mass Range (pl) 3.8 to 28
LED UV lamp life
14.250 hours
ValueJet 426UF - Media Specifications
Size Print Table
483 mm (19") x 329 mm (12,95”)
Max. Print Area
473 mm (18,62”) x 319 mm (12,55")
Max. Media Thickness Up to 70 mm (2,75")
Max. Media Weight
4 kg
Media Drying System
Long life LED UV curing lamp
Vacuum System
Standard integrated - electronically adjustable hold-down strength
ValueJet 426UF - Performance

4-colour setup
6-colour setup

CMYK
CMYK only
White only
Layer Print *
Speed in tables per hour (excl. unloading / loading time) **
1440 x 1440 Uni
6
2
6
1
720 x 1440 Uni
13 6 13 3
720 x 1080 Bi 28 14
28
7
* : CMYK + White + Varnish
** : 1 Table corresponds to 0,15 m²

ValueJet 426UF - Ink Specifications
Ink Type LED UV inks - Rigid and Flexible types
Ink Colours / Volume CMYK & Varnish - 220 ml cassette
White - 220 ml cassette
Ink Setup CMYK (CCMMYK)
CMYK + White + Varnish (CMYK+Wh+Va)
Ink Consumption * 1.6 ml / table
* : Average ink consumption at @720 dpi - coverage of 67 %
Compatibility ABS, Alu Board, Glass, PC, PE, PET, PMMA (acrylic), PP, PS, PVC, Tyvek® *
* : Ink adhesion will vary among media type and brand. Individual testing is required in function of your specific application.
ValueJet 426UF - Power Consumption
During Printing < 330 Watt
Power Supply AC 100-120 V / AC 200-240 - 60/50 Hz - ≤ 4.0 A / ≤ 2.0 A
ValueJet 426UF - Recommended Working Environment
Temperature 20 °C - 32 °C with Δt: max. 2 °C/h
Humidity 40 % - 60 % (no condensation) with ΔRH: max. 5 % RH/h  
ValueJet 426UF - Machine Measurements 
Width x Depth x Height 1188 x 839 x 545 mm
Weight 72 kg 

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