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Colorado 1640... we broke all the rules
The new Colorado 1640 wide format printer, powered by UVgel, will fill the gap between current technologies in the roll-to-roll production market. Print service providers now have a clear choice when it comes to a graphics printing system that will help deliver real production efficiency while lowering their operating costs, enabling them to profitably grow their business. Print volumes have continued to grow in the wide format marketplace for several years now and turnaround times continue to shrink as well. Analysts confirm that more than 40% of production jobs need to be turned around within 24 hours and a majority of those are same-day. That is why Canon Solutions America has developed this UVgel print technology, allowing our customers to compete in this new market space.
This UVgel wide format print technology delivers:
- Breakthrough productivity
- Never seen before print automation
- Wide and unique application range
- Low cost of operation
- Robust production printing platform
The Colorado 1640 roll-to-roll printer is excellent for both indoor and outdoor display graphics applications. It delivers a large color gamut, similar to solvent inks, but combines this with the environmental benefits and safety profile of latex and UV-cured printing systems.
Inspiration by design
The Colorado 1640 sets a new standard in industrialization and automation. It features a heavy-duty drawer mechanism that holds up to two rolls of media at one time, each weighing up to 110 lbs. The two rolls can be of the same media type and size or different media, and once initialized, the print engine can switch jobs between rolls without operator assistance.
The UVgel print heads incorporate patented on-the-fly quality assurance control with continuous nozzle monitoring to detect and correct any underperforming nozzles. Canon’s patented nozzle monitoring technology automatically checks all nozzles using acoustic sampling and even detects when nozzles are going to misfire before they actually do.
- A radically new UV curable ink from Canon that bonds instantly on contact with the media, resulting in precise dot placement and area control for consistent high-quality images at high speed.
- UVgel has the large color gamut of solvent inks combined with the environmental benefits and safety profile of latex and UV inks.
- Ultra-thin ink dispersion with almost no discernible physical profile and the lowest ink consumption rate can provide up to a 40 % reduction in printing costs compared to 64” eco-solvent and latex systems.
- UVgel technology - instant pinning and dot gain control
- Low temperature curing - suitable for thin and heat-sensitive media
- Outstanding scratch resistance
- Easy lamination, ultra-thin smooth ink film
- High precision color-matching and consistency
- Odorless and instant dry printout
- Supported RIPs - ONYX® Graphics, Caldera
What did you expect!
- The world’s fastest 64-inch roll-to-roll printer, outdoor banners can be printed at 1,710 sq/ft hr and indoor POP at 610 sq/ft hr
- Up to 40 % reduction in ink/printing costs compared to other 64” roll-to-roll technologies
- Industrial designed production printer capable of printing higher print volumes and built to withstand high duty cycles
- Very high print quality across a wide range of applications without having to significantly compromise productivity by reducing speed
- Extremely easy and fast media loading and automatic switching with the support of 2 in-line rolls
- On-the-fly quality assurance technology facilitates unattended printing and reduced print waste
- Automated maintenance provides consistent print quality and higher uptime
Colorado 1640 Support & Consumables Guide
Here is a handy guide on ways to contact us for support, and important information on parts and supplies for the Colorado 1640 printer.
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UVgel Wallpaper Factory Brochure
The cooperation between Canon Solutions America and Fotoba to engineer, develop, and offer the UVgel Wallpaper Factory solution is truly groundbreaking. The UVgel Wallpaper Factory solution is a productive, efficient solution to help increase revenue for your business.
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NEW On Your (Green) Guard Whitepaper
One of the hottest growth markets for digitally printed display graphics has been wallcoverings and décor, especially “environmental graphics” for offices, healthcare facilities, schools, etc.
This whitepaper will sort out the details of the various programs that have certified the materials and consumables used by the Canon Colorado printer series.
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NEW Interior Décor Guide
Trends in décor are constantly changing. Whether it’s décor for commercial interiors such as offices, retail spaces, and hospitality suites, or in the home, these trends in design are calling for interiors to be more adaptable, more personal, and more dynamic than ever before.
Colorado Series Media Guide
One guide that covers all the different type of wide format media to create all kinds of applications on the Colorado Series Printers. From paper, posters, pop , banners, window perforated vinyl, polypropylene , window films and canvas specialty products.
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Large Format Solutions Service and Support Brochure
Our mission is to provide quality service and support that consistently meets your productivity requirements. That means providing the highest quality parts along with rapid, responsive service that flexes as your needs change.
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Large Format Graphics Solutions Overview
At Canon Solutions America, we are committed to helping our customers grow their business success. We can provide one-stop support, helping reduce the finger-pointing often experienced when integrating and troubleshooting cross-vendor media, hardware, and applications issues.
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Is your large format printer a potential target for hackers?
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Professional Services Brochure
What if you could expand the types of printing jobs you offer today? What if you could streamline your workflow, optimize your color capabilities, and integrate new technologies and processes?
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How Can The Colorado 1640 Roll-to-Roll Printer Benefit Your Business
Your resource for everything about the Colorado 1640 printer! Applications, UVgel ink technology, what customers are saying and more!
Colorado 1640 Certified Media Guide
This guide gives the current listing of certified media for the Colorado 1640. As a certified item we have run specific tests for this approval and profiling has been done and is located on the www.csa.canon website under Product support.
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NEW - Colorado 1640 Printer Media Matrix
The new Colorado 1640 Printer allows for a lot of different applications on a wide variety of wide format media. The guide you can download here gives you the wide format media selection for certified media to use on the Colorado 1640 printer.
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NEW - Canon UVgel Technology Application Guide
Do you want to know more about this revolutionary technology and what applications can it support? Register to download this exclusive guide and find out how this new technology can enhance your application portfolio while reducing waste and increasing your profits!
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NEW - Canon UVgel Technology Backgrounder
Do you want to find out the impact of Canon’s new UVgel technology and what effects it will have on the wide format market? Find out here how the UVgel ink combines the strengths and benefits of all the current ink technologies in the market while also eliminating many of their limitations.
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Wall Covering Brochure
After decades of being out of favor or overshadowed by designer paints, wallcoverings are reemerging as the darling of the interior design world. Wallpaper, murals, and other large-scale décor elements represent an exploding global market. One of the biggest drivers of this explosion is the transition to wide format digital printing — a transition that reflects not only technological innovation but also several intriguing new design trends.
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Drivers and Software
In this area you will find information related to software supporting large format, production printing and office printing equipment, including: Applications and Utilities, Color Profiles, Drivers, Patches and Updates, Security Information, and User Manuals.
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