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First Installation of the Durst RHO 900 Printer

Today, Duggal Visual Solutions and Durst Image Technology installed the first of its kind, high-resolution 98” wide UV at bed printer, the Durst Rho 900 at one of Duggal’s 4 production facilities in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. This printer comes in addition to another rst in the US for the industry, Durst 500R installed at Duggal in October of last year. The new Durst Rho 900, is a revolutionary hybrid designed printer that can produce photographic quality prints on rigid substrates and roll to roll media at incredibly fast speeds. Christopher Howard, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Durst Image Technology, US., LLC said, “We are very proud to announce that Duggal Visual Solutions is the rst imaging company worldwide to take delivery of our new Rho 900 with these special options.”

“We (Duggal) are excited to add the Durst Rho 900 to our growing fleet of high resolution wide format printers. With the new printer‘s capabilities we are able to print on a vast number of materials from wood, metal, plexi, card stock, and even mirrored material with unparalleled quality and speed”, said Michael Duggal, CEO of Duggal Visual Solutions.

The automated feed table allows Duggal to do auto feeding of boards that are 3MM and thicker at an unprecedented speed, up to 72- 4’ x 8‘ sheets per hour having a quality of output unmatched in the industry. The unique semi automated feeding of thin boards also allows this capability without the long set up time associated with most auto feeders. The combination of print quality, speed and versatility make the Durst Rho 900 with auto feed table the best atbed printer on the market.

In combination to the Durst Rho 900’s speed the printer is also equipped with a completely unique conguration of 2,048 nozzles per color channel. This includes specially formulated inks for 6 color process printing (CMYK, Light Cyan, Light Magenta) and white ink for under or over coat applications on a large variety of substrates. Along with the high quality of inks the Durst Rho 900 also offers special eect spot and ood coat varnish. Chris Howard added that, “The capabilities of what Duggal has installed gives them a very special set of functionality as it relates to production speeds, color sets, material handling for corrugate and special effect printing with varnish.”

These new features will allow Duggal to continue their tradition of providing top of the line graphics but now with even more printing options. Christopher Howard and the Durst Team stated, “Duggal represents the highest quality output services along with uniqueness in their product offerings to their customers, and Durst is very happy to work with Duggal in implementing our printing platforms to support these business goals.”

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