Roland DG expands TrueVIS line up with new SG2 Series
Roland DG has announced the addition of the new SG2 1625 mm, 1371 mm and 762 mm wide format eco solvent printer/cutters to its latest generation TrueVis series.
TrueVis is a series of wide format printer/cutters developed by Roland DG to achieve the highest print quality available for durable graphic print businesses. The new SG2 series delivers the trusted accuracy, cutting performance and print quality of the TrueVis brand, with a streamlined workflow and the super fast, same day turnaround speeds busy print companies need. The SG2 features a CMYK ink configuration and combines impressive performance with incredible value, for outstanding colour and practically limitless application versatility. The series includes three sizes (SG2-640/-540/-300) to match the wide ranging production requirements of graphics businesses; from those who are just starting out, to ambitious printers looking to take their business to the next level.
The new SG2 is the ideal choice for companies looking for same day productivity, with prints ready to laminate and then immediately finish in as little as six hours.
To take full advantage of its superior colour reproduction capability and the wide colour gamut provided by new TR2 ink, the SG2 series includes the newly developed True Rich Color preset. Now vibrant colour can be combined with neutral grays, smooth gradations and natural skin tones to create stunning graphics. According to Kohei Tanabe, president, Digital Printing Business Division, this print quality is ‘unequalled for durable graphics’.
For even greater confidence, the solution is backed by some of the industry’s leading media manufacturers, providing another level of quality assurance and offering users the chance to promote their businesses as certified. The SG2 and new TR2 ink is certified by the 3M MCS Warranty. SG2 and TR2 are also certified by the Avery Dennison ICS performance guarantee.
Among the SG2’s myriad enhancements for a super streamlined workflow are a newly developed automatic pinch roller system requiring minimal operator intervention, a new functionality to conduct highly accurate automated printing and cutting with or without crop marks, and a precision perforated cut function for providing high quality die cut, ready made labels/decals without the need for trimming. A new optional take up unit supporting two modes according to the type of media chosen for increased take up stability and smooth post print processing is also available.
The new SG2 also includes several new features to minimise running costs for increased profitability, including a brand-new ink delivery system that reduces ink consumption by up to 54% due to automated maintenance sequences.
The TrueVIS SG2’s extensive media compatibility delivers the exceptional versatility that print service providers need to help them grow their businesses, enabling them to meet their customers’ wide ranging needs and to access exciting, new high margin markets and profitable applications – from signs, decals and vehicle wraps to floor graphics, exhibition displays and more. New TR2 ink offers unmatched durability when washed, making it ideal for heat transfers for branded sportswear, workwear and apparel. The SG2 series with TR2 ink is also certified Greenguard Gold for safe indoor graphic applications in even the most sensitive locations, such as schools and hospitals.
Innovative TrueVIS technology is backed by decades of Roland DG engineering excellence, and SG2 users have the peace of mind from knowing their device is backed by professional support, ensuring their SG2 is ready for business whenever they are.
Kohei said, ‘I strongly believe that by providing outstanding colour and versatility in three different sizes at an affordable price, the new SG2 series will appeal to large numbers of digital print business owners.
‘In addition to individuals just entering the sign and display graphics market, we designed it especially for those focused on diversifying their print businesses by expanding graphic product offerings while also maximising profitability through efficient production.’