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ValueJet 2638 Dye Sub

102” Wide Dye Sublimation Printer for Professional Volume Users

  • Transfer sublimation printing up to 2600 mm (102”)
  • Staggered dual head setup with latest generation 1440 nozzle piezo heads
  • Production speeds between 46 & 72 m²/h. Top speed: 108 m²/h
  • Mutoh water-based voc free dye sublimation inks
  • Ideal for production of soft signage, sportswear, gadgets, ...
  • Environmentally friendly printing - high level of operator safety

The ValueJet 2638 dye sublimation printer features a staggered dual head setup combined with Mutoh’s award-winning Intelligent Interweaving print technology to deliver high quality and high speed, ideal for users requiring a versatile floor-to-ceiling production printer.

Destined for high volume applications, the dye sublimation printer offers production speeds up to 46 m²/h at 360 x 720 dpi and 72 m²/h at 360 x 360 dpi.  The machine supports all typical dye sublimation transfer paper weights (from 66 g/m² to 150 g/m²).

Targeted at the sublimation transfer market, the ValueJet 2638 dye sublimation printer delivers high quality graphics for transfer onto all possible flexible and rigid polyester materials:

  • Soft signage & graphics for events, tradeshows, …
  • Home decoration : curtains, bed linen, …
  • Flags & pennants
  • Sports goods : snowboards, helmets, …
  • Gadgets : mugs, umbrellas, iPods, mouse mats, ...
  • Apparel : blouses, sportswear, outdoor jackets, T-shirts, …

Staggered Dual Head Setup

The ValueJet 2638 printer incorporates a staggered dual head setup with latest generation piezo drop-on-demand variable drop “wide model” print heads. Each 1440-nozzle head (8 lines of 180 nozzles) incorporates four colour sections, divided in two nozzle rows with 360 nozzles per colour.

The integrated print heads are capable of producing ink drops ranging from 3.6 pl to 35.2 pl. Bottom line, they can produce a wider range of ink dots, which are moreover jetted at a much faster speed compared to other print heads on the market. The result is faster output speeds and moreover a much better print quality at higher output speeds.

Mutoh DS2-series Universal Transfer Sublimation inks are 100 % VOC free and do not require any risk labelling. Developed specifically for the latest print heads, the inks offer excellent nozzle stability for high speed and high volume printing and will produce perfect image sharpness and definition. The Mutoh DS2 inks are odourless both during the printing and the transfer process. They offer a wide gamut with bright and vibrant colours and furthermore give you comfortable light, washing and perspiration fastness properties. Mutoh's genuine DS2 inks are ÖKOTEX STANDARD 100 compliant.

Mutoh Disperse Dye Sublimation inks are 100 % VOC free and do not contain any hazardous components. The water-based inks have excellent nozzle stability for high speed and high volume printing. The inks offer a large colour gamut for rich and vibrant colours and deliver top scores in light fastness, wash fastness, rubbing and perspiration. Mutoh dye sublimation inks deliver perfect transfer to different materials (textiles and rigids).

Stunning Performance

The ValueJet 2638 dye sublimation printer offers you a wide range of print modes and speeds. The overview below lists the most popular ones.

  • Quality – 360x720 dpi: 30.0 m²/h
  • Production – 360x720 dpi: 46.0 m²/h
  • Billboard – 360x360 dpi: 72.0 m²/h

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

The ValueJet 2638 Dye Sub 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 inkjet printing, such as horizontal banding, step mismatch banding and the visible effects of missing or misfiring nozzles.

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.

Print Resolutions

The ValueJet 2638’s print heads offer different print resolutions: 360 x 720 dpi, 720 x 720 dpi, 720 x 1080 dpi, 720 x 1440 dpi and 1080 x 1440 dpi. Pre-defined print modes will enable the ValueJet operator to easily select the appropriate settings for the required speed / quality. Experienced users can also set up print mode parameters to their satisfaction. The VJ-2638 printer produces top quality graphics with vibrant and crisp colours, flawless solid colours and unrivalled smooth gradations.

Dye Sublimation Transfer Papers

The ValueJet 2638 printer can handle 2” & 3” rolls. The VJ-2638 dye sublimation printer, equipped with dedicated pressure rollers for paper printing, prints on all typical dye sublimation transfer papers from 66 g/m² to 150 g/m². Integrated heater strips reduce or eliminate the need for additional paper drying equipment.

The ValueJet 2638 is equipped with a heavy-duty motorised unwinder / winder 100 system for media rolls up to 100 kg.

ValueJet 2638 Dye Sub - Technical Key Specifications
Print Technology Drop-on-demand Micro Piezo Inkjet Technology
Print Head 2 (staggered setup)
Nozzle Configuration 180 nozzles x 8 lines
Drop Mass Range (pl) 3.6 to 35.2
Head Heights Low: 1.5 mm
Middle: 2.5 mm
High: 4.0 mm
ValueJet 2638 Dye Sub - Media Specifications
Max. Media Width 2600 mm (102,36”)
Max. Print Width 2590 mm (101,97”)
Max. Media Thickness 0.3 / 1.3 / 2.8 mm *
* : Max. media thickness is specified per head height
Media Measurements * Ø 250 mm / 2” & 3” / 100 kg
* : Standard motorised unwinding/winding system.
Media Drying System

Individually controlled pre-heater, fixer & dryer (30 - 50 °C)

ValueJet 2638 Dye Sub - Performance
High Quality (720 x 1080) 22.0 m²/h
Quality Production (360 x 720) 30.0 m²/h
Production (360 x 720) 46.0 m²/h
Speed Production (360 x 360) 55.0 m²/h
Billboard (360 x 360) 72.0 m²/h
ValueJet 2638 Dye Sub - Ink Specifications
Ink Type Disperse Dye Sublimation
Ink Volume 1000 ml
Ink Colours CMYK
Ink Consumption
8.5 ml / m²
UV durability - without lamination 3 to 6 months outdoor
ValueJet 2638 Dye Sub - Power Consumption
During Printing < 1000 W
In Stand-by 160 W
Warming Up
≤ 2200 W (main) & ≤ 1850 W (heat)
Power Supply
AC 100-120 V / AC 200-240 - 60/50 Hz
ValueJet 2638 Dye Sub - Recommended Working Environment
Temperature 22 °C - 30 °C with Δt: max. 2 °C/h
Humidity 40 % - 60 % (no condensation) with ΔRH: max. 5 % RH/h  
ValueJet 2638 Dye Sub - Machine Measurements 
Width x Depth x Height 3708 x 885 x 1261 mm
Weight Printer
242 kg
Weight Stand
41 kg

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