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DualSpin
360° Seamless Direct Printing with 2 x 2 Operation Stations

With comprehensive R&D on printing technologies, machinery, software, workflow optimization and ink chemistries, AMICA is proud to release DualSpin revolutionized color UV-LED inkjet printer with 2 × 2 operation stations.


DualSpin is specially engineered for high-efficiency 360° seamless printing on tapered objects & cylinders, such as cups, bottles, tins, and cans.


Compared with traditional tapered object & cylinder printing, like pad printing, screen printing and label printing, DualSpin has prominent advantages in being free from plates, fast warm-up, short turnaround time, as well as customized printing. Also superior to digital thermal transfer printers, DualSpin owns more simplified workflow, easier operation and lower cost.


With Variable Droplet Size control technology and light color printing, DualSpin is specialized in producing soft skin tones, smooth gradients and vivid images on tapered objects & cylinders, not being achieved with other printing technologies. DualSpin is an ideal choice for tapered object & cylinder printing in short- & medium-run, customized & personalized production, and package proofing applications.


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Features


2×2 Operation Stations Accomplish High-efficiency Production

DualSpin achieves high-efficiency production of short- & medium-run tapered object & cylinder decoration featuring twin-bottle simultaneous printing and 2 × 2 operation stations for loading, printing, curing and unloading.


  • 2 × 2 operation stations move in and out alternately for continuous printing of tapered objects & cylinders, optimizing production workflows and accomplishing effective industrial inkjet printing.
  • For tapered cup printing, DualSpin adopts unique calibration technology to ensure that all the 4 cups at the stations are horizontal with the same angle, so as to obtain uniform printing quality and effect.
  • Advanced control technology enables stable and consistent printing quality for jobs at the 2 × 2 stations even in a long time of production.
4 different files can be output simultaneously on 2 × 2 operation stations



Production Workflows








A Stations: Loading bottles
B Stations: Idle

A Stations: Simultaneous printing of 2 bottles
B Stations: Loading bottles

A Stations: Unloading & loading bottles
B Stations: Simultaneous printing of 2 bottles

A Stations: Simultaneous printing of 2 bottles 

B Stations: Unloading & loading bottles


Customized Printing Methods & Algorithms

Through relentless exploration and practice, we have developed DualSpin integrated multiple proven and innovative technologies of great significance.
  • Thanks to the Rotational Print Pass Method (RPPM) and Special Print Head Arrangement Method, DualSpin is endowed with amazing print productivity and quality for the simultaneous printing of 2 tapered or cylindrical objects.
  • Ink Droplet Conversion Algorithm realizes consistent resolutions and stable visual effects in different objects.
  • Ink Droplet Compensation Algorithm for tapered object printing ensures even image density on different sections of the tapered object and avoiding image deformation.
  • Combining special algorithms, DualSpin thoroughly eliminates gaps or overlaps of images in 360° seamless printing.
  • DualSpin supports Colorful Variable Data Printing, including logos, images, texts, numbers, codes, etc.


Highlights


Automatic Print Head Protection System monitors whether the print heads will be scratched or exposed to UV lights, effectively ensuring the safety of print heads. 
Based on an all-in-one design concept, the small and compact Print Head Maintenance Module allows automatic purging, wiping and capping for convenient unattended operation.


Automatic Ink Supply System monitors and controls ink levels of the main or sub ink tanks with liquid level sensors.

We offer a range of UV curable inks with bright colors, as well as advantages of excellent hardness, durability and scratch, chemical, and water resistance. 


Fixture Extendability Offers More Creativity
DualSpin allows to print onto objects at the 2×2 stations with 40-120mm in diameter and 0-330mm in length.
You can configure fixtures connected to 2×2 angle adjusted connectors to meet specific demands, including cylindrical thermos bottles and tapered open cups, making the possibilities for inkjet printing endless.

  • Thanks to the Rotational Print Pass Method (RPPM) and Special Print Head Arrangement Method, DualSpin is endowed with amazing print productivity and quality for the simultaneous printing of 2 tapered or cylindrical objects.
  • Ink Droplet Conversion Algorithm realizes consistent resolutions and stable visual effects in different objects.
  • Ink Droplet Compensation Algorithm for tapered object printing ensures even image density on different sections of the tapered object and avoiding image deformation.
  • Combining special algorithms, DualSpin thoroughly eliminates gaps or overlaps of images in 360° seamless printing.
  • DualSpin supports Colorful Variable Data Printing, including logos, images, texts, numbers, codes, etc.


Applications


Bottles | Cups | Tumblers | Glassware | Tins | Cans | Containers



Specifications

 Print System

DOD piezo electric grayscale print heads, automatic voltage and temperature control


UV-LED curing system with multiple UV lamp control


Automatic Print Head Protection System


Automatic Print Head Maintenance System for purging, wiping and capping
 Ink System

UV curable C, M, Y, K, White, Varnish, and Primer inks


1L main ink tank for each color


Automatic ink supply system


Active negative pressure system
 Formats

Popular desktop file formats, including JPEG, TIFF, PDF, EPS and DCS

 RIP and User Interface

ColorPRINT Bottle RIP software


Color LCD Display Panel


Printer Control Software (PCS)

 Media Type

White/ black/ colored tapers and cylinders


Metal, paper, plastic, wood, glass, etc.

 Connectivity

Gigabit Ethernet interface

 Operational Environment

Temperature: 16-28°C (61-82°F)


Humidity: 40-70% (Recommended)


Altitude: up to 1000m (3281ft)


Electrical: single phase 220V±10% (50/ 60Hz, AC); 15A; 3300W

Printer Model
DualSpin 
Stations
2×2 operation stations for loading, printing, curing and unloading
Printed Object
Shape
Tapered or Cylindrical Objects
Size
Length: 0 - 330 mm (0" - 13")
Top diameter: 40 - 120 mm (1.57" - 4.72")
Bottom diameter: 40 - 120 mm (1.57" - 4.72")
Rotary Degree of Object
360°
Printable Size
Feeding direction (R-axis): entire surface of the objects
Printing length (Y-axis): within 220 mm (8.7") (Standard); within 330 mm (13") (Option)
Printer Dimensions (W × D × H)
1720 × 2315 × 1640 mm (67.7" × 91.1" × 64.6")

Bottle Diameter Image Size Print Resolution Color Productivity* Unit: bottles/ hr.
Production Mode Standard Mode Quality Mode
73 mm (2.87")

229 × 170 mm

 (9.02" × 6.69")

600 × 900 dpi CMYK 533 379 300
W + CMYK 480 327 253
W + CMYK + V 262 195 150
*Print Productivity includes loading, printing, curing and unloading time. It will vary depending on print resolution, color modes, image size, etc.

Software

ColorPRINT Bottle RIP Software


  • Intuitive main interface with 2D/ 3D preview
  • Basic parameters can be set in one view
  • ICC color management
  • Object template to define print locations
  • Automatic white ink background choke
  • Variable Data Printing


Printer Control Software (PCS)

  • Interactively controls the printer, monitors printer status, and sends job control commands
  • Visually displays printing and curing status of jobs at the 2 × 2 stations in real time
  • Check Nozzle Circular; Horizontal Calibration
  • White Ink Circulation Control
  • Multiple UV Lamp Control

Inks

NuviINK® Graphics series

If you are looking for an ink that is vibrant and able to print photo-realistic images on a wide variety of media, NuviINK® will satisfy your needs! NuviINK® Graphics series includes from UV ink to water-based ink, from solvent ink to mild-solvent ink. 


NuviINK® UV ink includes:

Used for Ricoh print heads: 

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