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Art is the passion of the direct wood printing with endless possibilities. Printing custom and fine artwork directly on wood refers to a technology delivering pictures, logos, artworks, letters, etc. onto any type of wood materials or wooden products at one step.
Direct wood printing technology is also about anything you can image, and artisJet digital wood printers will deliver directly onto any type of wood, creating a durable and touchable colors, amazing image that you are always proud to display and share for personal memories or commercial occasions, everything with endless possibilities: wood coaster printing, direct printing on wooden pens, wood signage printing, indoor decoration wood frames printing, wood packaging printing solutions and many more.

Amazing color performances on demand is the benefit from artisJet digital wood printers. Totally differentiating from the traditional wood printing methods from silk screen, sublimation, heat transfer, sanding printing, artisJet digital direct UV LED wood print technology is delivering the colors on wood in vintage matte and natural glossy to your print emphasizing the natural color of the wood material, allowing the wood color to be seen through the ink displaying the unique imperfections of the grain and knots. Alternatively, artisJet UV LED printers allow you to have the bright white color finishing covering all the wood grains and knots, delivery the most true color, photo quality in vivid sharpness. And out of your imagination, artisJet direct to wood printers create the colors touchable in 3D textured/embossed printing on wood with different color depths on demand.

Easy production operation for users is artisJet direct color to wood solution as always. Print on wood should be easier and this is the way with artisJet UV LED printers:
Step 1 - Choose your desired photos, artwork, logos etc. and import to artisRIP;
Step 2 - Put the wood onto the artisJet UV LED printer tables;
Step 3 - Print;
Step 4 - Get what you want.

Printing with green, durable and vivid color performance results at low cost. The best way to print on wood is by using the LED UV technology, printers and inks. LED UV printers offer endless possibilities and easy step by step process when digitally printing on wood. For different materials, it is very important to choose the correct type of LED UV inks. Wood, being a hard substrate, requires a hard type of LED UV ink.
One of the steps in wood printing is choosing what artwork/graphics/image/logo you want to print, import it into the RIP Software and adjust the settings based on your needs. If not polished, wood can have a rough surface and that is why it requires a higher printing resolution. Once all the adjustments were made, print directly on the wooden item.

Technical Unique features on artisJet UV LED direct wood printers. The artisJet LED UV printers are effective for digitally direct printing on dark or light wood substrates. Designed for an enhanced flexibility and simplicity, artisJet’s Control on Demand System digitally controls the operation of the LED UV system. It automatically adapts to different materials and working environments. COD controls the UV curing system which will result in delivering an optimal digital wood printing quality and drying time.

artisJet LED UV platforms are the right choice when printing on wood substrates, even for bigger projects as wood packaging and boxes, allowing you to print on 530*810 mm substrates and up to 100 mm thickness. If you want to print on small items such as wooden USB flash drives, artisJet LED UV printers offer multiple prints at one pass.

When it comes for inks, the direct to substrate LED UV inks are developed to offer an excellent adhesion and scratch resistance. This way, artisJet can offer great color results and durable prints. Also, once CMYK graphics are printed, varnish ink can be layered to create a 3D embossed textured effect.
Due to the LED UV ink and technology, the digital LED UV wood printing is environmentally friendly, with minimal emissions and low energy consumption.

Recommended products for digital UV LED direct to wood printing solutions

artis 2100U

artis 2100U

SKU: AJU2100
Wood size to print: 180*297 mm
Max wood thickness: 50 mm
A4 printing time: 4 minutes

artis 3000U

artis 3000U

SKU: AJU3000
Wood size to print: 280*600 mm
Max wood thickness: 85 mm
A4 printing time: 3 minutes

artis 3060U

artis 3060U

SKU: AJU3060
Wood size to print: 280*600 mm
Max wood thickness: 85 mm
A4 printing time: 4 minutes

artis 5000U

artis 5000U

SKU: AJU5000
Wood size to print: 530*810 mm
Max wood thickness: 100 mm
A4 printing time: 2.5 minutes

LED UV printing technologies refer to a non-impact, inkjet printing technique that instantly cures jetted ink droplets directly onto the printable substrate. LED UV printing offers instant curing of a digitally printed image, with the ability to print onto a WIDE variety of printable media, achieving a unique 3D raised printing effect. LED UV Printing is environmentally friendly, with minimal emissions and low energy consumption.

artis 3000U, artis 3060U and artis BR-U1800 are artisJet’s A3+ UV LED technology Print Systems. artisJet A3+ LED UV platforms are empowered by artisJet Flash on Ink Firing System that protects the entire ink system.
artisJet A3+ direct to print platforms stand out by advanced features: built-in liquid cooling system, continuous ink supply system, anti-static system as well as air purification system for artis 3000U.

Based on full consideration for industrial and quantity printing, one common feature for these platforms is the auto repeat print function which allows multiple prints by just one click on the control panel, delivering the most convenient and stable quantity and quality prints.

The print working size (28*60 cm) and print height (8.5 cm to maximum of 17 cm for artis BR-U1800) of the A3+ LED UV platforms give the possibility to produce multiple printing items from small applications such as USB keys, PVC cards, key chains to various soft and rigid materials (wood, acrylic, stone, ceramic, metal etc.) for indoor decorations or even boxes used as packaging items.

The 3D embossed and Braille effect makes A3+ LED UV printers the perfect solution for printing industry and businesses. Obtain 3D embossed printed graphics, images or logos with sharp and textured details by multiple layers printing. The artisJet RIP Software enables up to nine layers to be printed automatically, regardless the material you use. The DTS LED UV inks are developed to offer an excellent adhesion and once the CMYK graphics are printed, varnish ink can be layered to create 3D finish.

Regardless your choice in A3+ LED UV artis line, artisJet offers multiple services, from sample production and live demonstration to free training in artisJet Center and on-site and remote services.

About COPI’S. Communication art print image sign is the only b2b exhibition for printing and advertising industry in Bulgaria. COPI’S means an opportunity to gather altogether experts, distributors, technologies, media from the printing industry as well as marketers of illuminated, outdoor and souvenirs advertising.

artisJet at COPI’S 2016. In partnership with MRP Trade Ltd, artisJet will display its new A4 LED UV servo driven platform, artis 2100U. Based on artisJet LED UV technology, artis 2100U printer is suitable for different businesses, from home based to office and personalization stores. The adjustable UV LED curing power for bi-direction and uni-direction, the built-in liquid cooling system and the servo driving for Y axis to ensure printing accuracy and quality results are only few of the artisJet’s A4 LED UV platform’s main features.

Discover artis 2100U and artisJet’s latest developments in LED UV technology and meet us at Stand B15, Hall 4 starting from 5 to 7 October 2016 at Inter Expo Center in Sofia, Bulgaria.

After the 2015 total success, now is time for the third edition of the C! Print Madrid event. This year’s event will be unfold between 4 and 6 October at Casa de Campo, Pabellón de Cristal, Madrid, Spain.

About C! Print Madrid. This event brings together professionals from all sectors of the printing industry, from personalization applications, promotional garments and gift distributors as well as new technologies to end customers (advertising, buyers and directors) and new markets creative industries such as communication and design agencies, decorators, architecture and many more.

artisJet at the event. Expanding your printing business? Explore on artisJet LED UV platforms, artis 2100U and artis 3000U, and meet our partners, MQ Europe at C! Print Madrid 2016, on 4 – 6 October, Booth No. E298, upper floor.

Designed by the idea of simple operation and quality performance results, artisJet LED UV platforms allows you to start your own business for smartphones protective cases and covers printing, PVC card printing, stationary items printing, promotional items and giveaways printing to more.

Discover all the possibilities that artis 2100U A4 and artis 3000U A3+ LED UV printers have to offer and choose the one that is the best solution for you. See you in Madrid!

What is UV LED Print Technology? A system allowing the DIRECT digital prints onto all materials with instant drying speed, 3D embossed / textured printing results, sharp color performances, strong color durability and eco-friendly features.

How it works? UV stands for ultraviolet, while LED is the shortcut of Light Emitting Diode; the UV wavelength is from 1 to 400 nm, where the UV LED printing systems are using 365 – 395 nm. The name of the UV LED printer is given by the ink type, the DTS3 and DTSAT3 LED UV inks that artisJet systems are printing with. The UV LED lamps cure the digital pictures, letters, numbers printed from the printer hardware immediately during the print and change the liquid into solid substrates.

What are the main features of UV LED print? With its unique drying method from the UV LED lighting, the UV LED printing technology offers an instant dry during the digital print process. Due to its strong compatibility to wide range of materials, the UV LED print technology enables the direct print onto all type of products. Another characteristic of this technology is the stability on the white inks, which allows the direct print on dark and light materials. The instant drying feature allows a layered, textured and 3D embossed printing result. Without the VOC inside of the inks, the UV LED print technology is eco-friendly.

What are the advantages of artisJet’s UV LED print technology? Long life of UV LED lamps with wave length of 365 and 395 nm and 12,000 working hours is one of the main advantages. The flexible UV LED power adjustment for different materials printing on demand, the built-in liquid cooling system for safe and continuous printing production, as well as the piezo equipped with anti-static print system for high resolution digital direct printing makes the UV LED technology stand out. Another advantages of printing with LED UV technology is the wide range of products with different printing sizes and speed for all business levels and the low cost maintenance yet with high ROI (return on investment) on artisJet CISS system. Moreover, DTS3 and DTSAT3 inks allow the printing on both rigid and flexible substrates. That is why artisJet provides not only a printing business, but a business training as well.

What are the artisJet UV LED print technology mainly used for? It is about anything, anyone and everywhere. artisJet LED UV print technology is mainly used for:

customized phone cover printing (www.instacase.com, www.gocase.com.br, www.skinkin.com, www.hairyworm.com); personalized wood frame printing (www.woodpost.com, https://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodLifePrints?ref=hdr_shop_menu); PVC card printing (www.ownster.uk); dial face for meters and watches (www.cromptonusa.com, www.bjpinghe.com); trophy, awards and plaques (www.sportsfort.com, www.uniontrophy.com); promotional items (www.image-code.net, www.impressionsdpa.com, www.istersouvenir.rs); balloons, toys and play around (www.balloonmonkey.co.uk, www.picsolve.biz).

Customized Packaging is becoming a main part of the personalization industry. Packaging applications are needed in all kind of industries such as consumer goods, retail, cosmetics, food and beverages, industrial goods and many more.

artisJet’s extensive knowledge of printing and production ensures you to get the very best guidance for packaging innovations that support key business objectives.

artisJet covers successfully this type of business being your main supplier not only in high end printing machines, but also ink bottles, accessories and software. Moreover, LED UV printers such as artis 2100U gives you the possibility to print on substrates of 50 mm thickness, so the height of a packaging box is not a problem even when operating an A4 printer.

Designed by the idea of simple operation, the ergonomic artis 2100U printer allows you to start your own business in small sized packaging and it is suitable whether for home business, office business and chain store business as well.

The artisJet LED UV printers are designed for all the printing possibilities on demand. With its environmentally friendly printing solutions, it empowers you to print on wood, metal, cardboard etc. and all the packages needed for any special occasion.

Custom leather printing is one of the opportunities and solutions that artisJet has to offer for startups or to expand a business.

artisJet developed two main platforms for LED UV digital printing that has the most advantages in leather printing industry: artis 3000U A3+ and artis 5000U A2+. These platforms have a wide range of direct printing onto different leather applications such as shoes, bags, bracelets, belts, agendas, leather device covers (phone and tablet covers) etc.

Printing on transparent or dark materials requires the usage of white ink layering which serves as an undercoat then printing CMYK inks. DTS UV LED white ink offers high-density white which enables rich and vibrant colors on dark substrates. In order to achieve eye-catching and brighter colours, first apply the white ink layer and print with a 2880*2880 dpi high resolution.

Moreover, artisJet’s LED UV inks have flexible attributes for durable prints, resulting into quality non-cracking finishes when printing on flexible substrates such as leather.

artisJet understands the need for diversity and a personalized leather phone cover can be a unique gift. That is the reason artisJet developed a new LED UV printer, artis 2100U, an ergonomic A4 platform suitable for the phonecases and device covers printing industry startups.

Whether it is a minimalist design or a complex one, artisJet LED UV printers offers instant curing of a digitally printed image, with the ability to print onto a wide variety of applications for leather personalization industry.

Digitally printing on leather requires excellent attention to detail, but artisjet makes it easy and cost-effective. Start your business or expand your business by printing leather on demand with artisJet and produce excellent results to impress the customers.

At the beginning of August, artisJet was part of the Knit Show 2016 event, being represented by Graphic Technologies Sign Park.

Knit Show, organized in Tirupur, India, is a major trade exhibition, creating business forums for bringing manufacturers, distributors, retailers, accessories and machinery dealers to experience the textile industry in all the ways.

Knit Show was a great opportunity to explore the printing industry and to promote artisJet’s DTG platforms and solutions. artisJet displayed its direct to garment printers, artis 3000T, artis 5000T and TX1800. All platforms are versatile printers suitable for direct printing on T-shirts, textile bags, any kind of cotton or polyester materials. Moreover, artisJet’s DTG platforms are equipped with three interchangeable jigs supplied for various printing applications to ensure a smart simplified operation.

The visitors of artisJet’s booth, were mainly impressed by the quality and clean prints on cotton and polyesters, the production speed as well as the operational convenience with the unique lateral loading architecture of artis 3000T and artis 5000T printers.

artisJet attended this year’s Dubai Gifts & Premiums exhibition, which was a great opportunity for the printing industry companies, businesses and visitors mainly not only to find innovative solutions, potential partners or just for promotion, but also to keep up to date with the market trends and to meet current suppliers as well as simply obtaining industry knowledge for start-up businesses.

Gifts & Premiums Dubai is the Middle East’s essential event for the corporate and high-end gifting industry. During the three days exhibition, companies from all over the world displayed their products at all levels, from luxury goods to premiums and corporate gifts.

Present in Za’abeel Hall 2, Dubai World Trade Center, booth no Z2.F31, artisJet, together with its partner, CMYK Print Solution , exhibited the ergonomic artis 2100U A4 LED UV printer and the renowned artis 3000U A3+ LED UV printer as well as multiple applications that showcased the high-end printing results of these two platforms.

Industry trends. The LED UV platforms demonstrated new capabilities in terms of printing quality, production speed and material compatibility, all features combined for high-level results in printing corporate gifting and promotional items.

Achievements. The visitors were impressed by the applications and artisJet’s brand key differentiators: lateral loading architecture, smart simplified maintenance, optimal environmental operation and detailed sharp prints.

Personalization printing industry offers multiple possibilities for start-ups or for enhancing businesses and some of these are the personalization gifts and promotional items. These custom printed items are used as marketing tools for companies. Giveaways are most often used to promote or sell a new product, company or service, generate leads for businesses or create market awareness.

A unique corporate gift can be cost-effective and can bring you advantages in the business world by leaving a lasting impression not only to your clients, but also to your employees. Take advantage of the promotional gifting by bringing it to different corporate events, conferences, business meetings or anything related to your company.

When it comes to corporate gifts, electronics and gift cards are one of the best options to use as marketing strategy. Printing on electronics has a wide range of products and these items are truly powerful: device protection cases or direct printing on the device such as smartphones, USB keys, tablets, power banks, chargers, earphones and many more.

The retention value of the gift is very much higher as compared to conventional promotional gifts. Printing on promotional items, gifts and giveaways is one of the applications for which artisJet offers solutions, from printing platforms to applications (canvas printing, MDF and wood printing, jigsaw puzzles, switch panels etc.). artisjet direct printing systems will enhance your production performances by fast production speed, cost effectiveness, colour printing performances and great results.

If you want to add value to your business, discover more about artisJet’s solutions, products and applications and find the latest news from the personalized gifting industry. Get inspired with artisJet at Gifts & Premiums Dubai 2016 - International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Dubai, on 6 – 8 September