HP’s new PageWide Advantage 2200 Series Press offers industry-leading productivity with quality, and media versatility for those in publishing, direct mail, and commercial print, to help grow their business, said the OEM.
“This new PageWide Advantage platform is a game changer for the commercial print industry,” said Annette Friskopp, Global Head and General Manager at HP PageWide. “HP has listened to our customers, and we realize ease of use and uptime are critical success factors. This new press offers configurations to enable customers to optimize the press for their quality, productivity, versatility, and economics to grow their digital production businesses.”
The Advantage 2200 is capable of speeds up to 500 feet per minute in colour and 800 feet per minute in monochrome, while printing high coverage jobs at up to 90 million US. letter sized B&W images per month, or 214,000 personalized A3 colour duplex sheets per shift. Recognizing the growing need to print postcards and other applications with thicker stock, this new press delivers “game-changing productivity” for high-impact, full coverage jobs. With the ability to print using HP Brilliant Ink and 2,400 native nozzle per inch printheads, this press offers high print quality to address a wider range of higher value applications – from more colourful trade and educational books, to high-coverage, impactful direct-mail pieces that differentiate clients in the market. The new press can handle a wide range of media weights from 40 gsm (27-pound) up to 300gsm/14-point stocks.
The Advantage 2200 also includes a revolutionary single print arch design with an innovative, robust paper path with fewer components, reducing the number of parts to manage and therefore overall maintenance and servicing time, increasing reliability and maximizing uptime. HP PageWide Advantage 2,200 inkjet web printing press. The press also features a modular design for customers to start with a lower capacity machine and enhance the machine as their business grows or their application mix shifts. Users can select 1, 2, or 3 dryer modules along with passive or active web cooling modules to fit their needs. In addition, the 2200 features a compact single-engine duplex design. The new web press comes with HP’s High Efficiency Drying (HED) system that minimizes power usage at higher print speeds by recirculating up to 80% of the air heated during the drying process.