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New sublimation ink “Sb53”

05/11/2012

New Product Announcement

= High density, low vapor emission and inexpensive cost =

New sublimation ink “Sb53”

For JV33, JV5 series and other printers

Nagano, Japan, May 11th 2012
Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd. (President: Mikio Noguchi; Headquarters: Nagano, Japan), a leading manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers, today announces the new Sb53 sublimation transfer ink, which features high density and low vapor emission at a more competitive price. Together with the existing Sb52 ink, the new Sb53 ink will be offered as an alternative to the discontinued Sb51 and SPC-0370 sublimation transfer inks.

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Main features

1. High ink density produces brilliant color.

2. 3 or higher light fastness of Blue, tested using the ISO 105 – B02

3. Low sedimentation rate prevents uneven color on print results.

4. Low vapor emission contributes the improvement of work environment.

5. Lower ink cost, up to 20% compared to the Sb51 ink, brings high profitability

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Description

1. Compatible printers

Appropriate printers and firmware versions are required for using Sb53 ink. When firmware needs to be upgraded, please contact a representative of Mimaki.

Product nameFirmware
JV33-130/160/260VER 5.30 or later
JV5-130S/160S/320S/320DSVER 7.10 or later
TS3-1600VER 5.30 or later
TS5-1600AMFVER 7.10 or later
TPC-1000VER 3.10 or later
JV34-260The applicable version will be released on May 28th.
TS34-1800AThe applicable version will be released on May 28th.

Appropriate printers and firmware versions are required for using Sb53 ink. When firmware needs to be upgraded, please call our service representative.

2. Ink colors

Product nameColors (*1)
Sb53(Sublimation transfer ink)440ml cartridgeBL / M / Y / K / LBL / LM
2L aluminum pack (*2)BL / M / Y / K / LBL / LM

*1 BL:Blue, M:Magenta, Y:Yellow, K:Black, LBL: Light blue, LM:Light magenta
*2 An optional MBIS (Mimaki Bulk Ink System) is required for using 2L aluminum ink package.

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About Mimaki

Mimaki is a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting machines for the sign/graphics, industrial and textile/apparel markets. Mimaki develops the complete product range for each group; hardware, software and the associated consumable items, such as inks and cutting blades. Mimaki excels in offering innovative, high quality and high reliability products, based upon its aqueous, solvent and UV-curable inkjet technology. In order to meet a wide range of applications in the market, Mimaki pursues the development of advanced on-demand digital printing solutions. Mimaki Engineering Co. Ltd., (President: Mikio Noguchi) Nagano (Japan), is publicly listed on the JASDAQ Securities Exchange, Inc.

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Contact details:

Global sales promotion department
Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd.,
Tel: +81-(0)268-64-2281, Fax: +81 (0)268-64-2285

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