New Products 22 August 2014
HP's Indigo 7800 and WS6000 Digital Press series
HP Indigo 7800 Digital Press offering print service providers a range of new capabilities including the ability to print directly on synthetic substrates and plastic cards and a new colour management experience with an in-line spectrophotometer. The press supports HP Indigo ElectroInk Digital Matte for spot coating effects on glossy substrates in addition to other special inks, including HP Indigo ElectroInk Invisible Red and Light Black. Special features include raised print, textures effects and digital watermarks.
The HP Indigo 7800 is driven by HP SmartStream Production Pro Print Server Version 5, the fastest digital front end available on the market that enhances performance with 30 percent faster Raster Image Processing.
HP Indigo WS6000 Digital Press offers label and packaging converters, faster turnaround times through automated colour management, a wider frame and new ink capabilities for expanded application. The roll-fed press reduces the time spent preparing color profiles sand PANTONE colour matching up to 75% with a new in-line spectrophotometer. Using closed-loop control, the spectrophotometer eliminates the need for manual colour calibrations and adjustments. The Suite 4.1 supported press has a frame width of 320mm and allows for higher press output and reduced costs. HP Indigo ElectroInk Silver gives labels a metallic look similar to UV flexo silver inks and can be used as a spot or base color on a range of label applications, including paint, automotive, household chemicals, nutraceuticals and soft drinks.