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What are the Advantages of Ricoh Printheads?

The technical requirements of Ricoh printheads are much more accessible. Ricoh has established 11 R&D centers and laboratories in the United States, Europe, China, and Japan, with more than 3,500 scientists, researchers, and engineers. Each R&D center or laboratory is dedicated to conducting research in a specific area. Of course, the market price is not expensive. It is suitable for large-scale production and processing. The service life of Ricoh printheads is between 8-12 months.

Ricoh Printheads Models:

Ricoh Gen4 series: grayscale printhead, 384 nozzles. The main models are:

GEN4/7PL jetting frequency :30KHZ

GEN4/14PL jetting frequency :30KHZ

GEN4/21PL jetting frequency :30KHZ

Ricoh Gen3 E3 series: 192 nozzles. The main models are:

Gen3 E3/15PL

Gen3 E3/30PL

Gen3 E3/45PL

Ricoh Gen3 E1 series:92 nozzles, jetting frequency 30KHZ. The main models are:

Gen3 E1/30PL

Gen3 E1/65PL

The above are some basic parameters of the Ricoh printheads. Compared with other industrial printheads, the printhead has 7pl ink droplets, which is a type of industrial printhead with high precision. It is the same as the Seiko GS1024 printhead. The disadvantage is that the number of orifices is too small. is very slow.

Advantages of Ricoh Printhead

1. Variable Ink Drop Printing

The Ricoh print head is a gray-scale piezoelectric print head, variable ink drop printing, small 7pl, large 35pl, photo-level precision, can print 2pt fonts clearly, high-resolution 1200dpi*600, or 1200*1200 12pass printing, The positioning of the nozzle trolley adopts a fixed linear grating to ensure high-precision printing positioning. The light platform makes the plate transfer easier, the positioning easier, and the repeated printing without deviation.

Ricoh printheads adavantages
2. Not Easy to Corrode or Block the Printheads

The Ricoh print head itself is made of steel, which does not easily corrode or block the nozzles. The nozzle cleaning adopts the piston cleaning method during automatic cleaning, which does not easily cause damage to the nozzles. The nozzle and the cable are integrated. The contact between the cable and the nozzle is stable, and there is no problem with a loose cable. The Ricoh printhead can print in single and double rows, the ink control is excellent, and the variable single and double rows can also print quickly and slowly.

3. Intelligent X-Direction and Y-Direction White Jump Printing

The Ricoh printheads adopt intelligent x-direction and y-direction white jump printing, which automatically recognizes blank areas and quickly skips them. It supports multiple copy printing and area printing, which is convenient for batch printing of small pictures and sampling printing of large pictures. It supports resume printing, which is used to resume printing for the printing task that the user stops or exits due to an error during the printing process. It supports a mirror printing function to realize double-sided printing. The double zero positioning function (double starting point printing) ensures the printer can print from the beginning to the end. It realizes reverse printing and forward and reverse alternate printing, further improves production efficiency, and will not waste a little useful material.

4. Humanized Design

Automatic medium thickness measurement and automatic height control systems adopt a fully closed-loop control method, which can automatically adapt to different thicknesses of media and avoid damage caused by human error.

It has the automatic white skipping printing function that significantly improves production efficiency, can automatically identify and avoid blank parts on the screen, can set the irradiation power of two UV lamps, and automatically rotate according to the round-trip direction during bidirectional printing, which can effectively reduce the depth pass.

The powerful nozzle compensation function can replace faulty nozzles with normal nozzles for inkjet printing to ensure that the screen will not appear white or pass.

Equipped with powerful intelligent and user-friendly RIP software, different pictures can be output after overlapping. It greatly facilitates the daily proofing and color-matching work, and the shipping efficiency is greatly improved. The optional software template printing technology solves the error problem in the splicing, making the splicing error less than 0.5mm. The optional assembly line printing mode is suitable for the industrialized online generation, and the trolley medium anti-collision device can automatically stop to protect the trolley print head when it encounters the medium.

5. Various Durable Parts Meeting the Requirements of Industrial Production

Ricoh printheads are stable and reliable. The full range of digital printing equipment is designed according to the 24-hour*7-day generation operation mode, and various durable parts that meet the requirements of industrial production are selected, especially the use of industrial-grade nozzles that only need careful use and maintenance. last 3-5 years. The use of an igus towline, fuji servo motor, and Megaudi synchronous belt ensures long-term stable and reliable operation of the system. The equipment is equipped with multiple emergency brake switches to ensure the safety of people and equipment. A variety of printhead standby protection schemes are available to realize the combined application of flash jetting, squeezing ink, and high-speed flash jetting, so that the printhead is always in the best working condition during printing. The jet truck adopts a fixed linear grating to ensure high-precision printing and positioning.

6. Ink Savings as High as 30%-50%

The ink saving is as high as 30%-50%. Due to the variable dot technology of the gray-scale nozzle, the four-color printing effect is the same as the six-color printing effect without the gray-scale nozzle. The reason is that when the nozzle without grayscale is printed, the color is dark. Where the color is dark, such as key, it will be printed in light colors, such as MLC, but whether it is dark or light, the size of the ink droplets from the nozzle is the same, just because the light The contribution of color to color is relatively small and it is only lighter, but the Ricoh print head adopts grayscale printing. It will use 21pl to print in dark places, 14pl to print in lighter places, and use 14pl to print in very light colors. The place uses 7pl printing, that is to say, the grayscale printing technology adapts the color depth of the image by adjusting the size of the ink droplets so that the use of ink can be reduced, while ordinary printing is to increase the light color ink to adapt to the color depth of the image. changes, the amount of ink used will be larger.

7. VOC-Free (Volatile Organic Compounds) Eco-Friendly UV-Curable Ink

VOC-free (Volatile Organic Compounds) eco-friendly UV-curable ink – the new trend of the future! Wide range of applications Because UV curing ink can be directly printed on various materials, it can partially replace the application of traditional silk screen printing, and obtain richer colors and higher efficiency than silk screen printing, so it can break through the traditional process and achieve personalized product processing. It has developed rapidly, such as glass, acrylic, wood, ceramic tile, metal plate, PVC board, corrugated board, plastic, etc.

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