First shown at Fespa 2019, the 1.6m-wide water-based machine became commercially available last month. It is designed to offer durable and long-lasting prints with rub resistance and is suitable for booth and store constructors, web-to-print suppliers for personalised wallpaper and commercial decorators in hotels, schools or office environments.
Built with low production costs and versatility in mind, the EJ-640 Deco includes Roland VersaWorks 6 RIP and certifications include Oeko-Tex Eco Passport and Declaration of Performance 15102.
Roland DG director of business development and product management Paul Willems said: “With low production costs and impressive versatility, the EJ-640 Deco delivers exceptional quality and durable print on a range of materials. It’s the printer the industry has been waiting for.”
The EJ-640 Deco’s high-density water-based inks are compatible with a wide range of media including coated, uncoated, PVC-free and standard wallpaper from sustainable sources with a AgBB rating of A+ for indoor air quality.
Its fast-drying inks are designed to require no outgassing for same-day print, finish and supply, making use of durable printheads, low temperature drying and reported reduced ink costs of up to 50% compared to similar printer systems.