EFI COLORS 340

Overview

Serious colors meet maximum capabilities

The EFI™ COLORS 340 digital soft signage printer is for serious producers who want to dominate the display graphics market with outstanding image quality printed direct to fabric or transfer paper. And with the ability to print on a wider range of materials than other digital fabric printers and 100% penetration on both sides of the material, serious pros looking for more capabilities and capacity can now print with flying colors.

Features

More colors. More applications. More flexibility. Any questions?

    • 3.4-meter wide aqueous-based soft signage printers
    • Available in 8, 16 and 24 print head configurations
    • Dramatic four-color printing with a wide color gamut and high uniformity print modes for rich, deep color saturation
    • Ultra-high resolution with four level grayscale printing with 4 pL to 18 pL drop sizes
    • Print direct to fabric or transfer paper with the ability to change over from one to the other
    • 100% penetration on both sides of the material makes it ideal for the production of national flags
    • Precision sticky belt technology ensures near-perfect, continuous tone image quality at high speeds with no wrinkle artefacts on a wide range of materials
    • Proprietary EFI print head electronics allows for quicker set up time and increased reliability for greater ‘net’ production
    • Automatic substrate width detection
    • Auto print head cleaning station increases printer uptime
    • Capping station to keep your system up and running
    • Continuous ink recirculation system improves ink yield by reducing the need to purge and downtime associated with print head maintenance
    • Wrinkle detect system protects against costly repairs due to head strikes
    • Revolving turret enables the quick change between materials while keeping the press in production
    • Robust industrial strength print system for reliable 24/7 operation

Specifications

EFI COLORS 340 8h / 16h / 24h

Media/Handling

  • Prints up to 134 in (340 cm) wide
  • Fabric weight from 30 to 450 gr/m2
  • Entry: Configured with both a standard roll unwinder up to 16 in (400 mm) OD and heavy-duty unwinder for rolls up to 35 in (900 mm) OD
  • Exit: Configured with either a heavy-duty rewinder for rolls up to 35 in (900 mm) OD or a revolving turret
  • Dryer: One chamber industrial available in either gas or electric

Productivity*

8 heads
(4C x 2)

16 heads
(4C x 4)

24 heads
(6C x 4)

 Production Quality 8,234 ft2 / 765 m2 9,149 ft2 / 850 m 8,611 ft2 / 800 m2
 POP Quality 4,359 ft2 / 405 m 4,844 ft2 / 450 m2 4,606 ft2 / 428 m2
 High Quality  2,217 ft2 / 206 m2 2,475 ft2 / 230 m2 2,346 ft2 / 218 m2

*Speeds are up to the maximum productivity figures listed

Color Configurations

Up to eight channels:

  • 4C x 2
  • 4C x 4
  • 6C x 4
  • 8C x 1

Formats

All popular desktop file formats, including PostScript®3™, EPS, TIFF, PDF, RGB/CMYK

Environmental considerations

• Temperature: 68-75 °F (20-24 °C)
• Humidity: 50-60%
• Weight: 14,991 lbs. (6,800 kg)
• Printer and dryer dimensions: 319 in x 192 in x 67 in (810 cm x 487 cm x 170 cm)
• Printer electrical: 3 Phase, 480V, 60Hz, 10kW
• Dryer electrical (gas is available as alternative): 3 Phase, 480V, 60Hz, 70kW
• Water pressure: min. 22 psi (1.5 bar); max. 29 psi (2 bar)
• Water volume: 1.3 gallons/ min (5 liters/min)
• Water temperature: 68-77 °F (20-25 °C)

EFI Fiery digital front end

  • Ships with an EFI Fiery® proServer Premium, featuring:
    • FAST RIP (Fiery Accelerated System Technology)
    • FAST DRIVE printer driver
    • Spot Color, Color Profiler, Color Verifier, Cut Marks and File Export
    • EFI ES-3000 spectrophotometer
    • Optimized for one EFI printer
    • Drives an additional M–XXL printer option
  • Powerful production tools for nesting, step and repeat, scaling, cropping, barcode creation, and tiling
  • Advanced ICC color management for proofing-grade reliable color using Fiery Edge™ profiling technology
  • Built-in spot color libraries and sophisticated spot color handling

Genuine EFI Inks

Water-based dispersed dye inks

Applications

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