StratoJet USA

Shark 1212 UV 4'x4 Flatbed

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A flatbed perfectly suited to print specialty applications with full bleeds up to 4'x4'. Print up to 3" thick using UV curable inks that adhere to nearly anything at high quality 2400 dpi output.
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StratoJet USA Energy Star Award

Shark 1212

Shark FB 1212 UV 4'x4'
WHITE INK PARKING

Not using your White Ink for a while? No problem with a Shark...
Just press a button and our printer will empty the line of White Ink and backfill with flush keeping the printer ready for when you need it. 2 hours, days or weeks later, just press the button again, and the printer loads the White Ink. Takes less than a minute!

QUALITY TECHNOLOGY

With 2400 and 1200 dpi high-definition output, the Shark uses grayscale technology to ensure prints have a smooth gradation in skin tones as well as sharp and well saturated solids and text

StratoJet incorporates Accurate Dot Placement (ADP). The ADP integrates the printer controller system to the color management software to assign a specific drop size along the print, allowing the user to print sharp text and vibrant colors with speed

We control every step of our well laid out manufacturing process from how the inks are made, to how they are handled through our printer and carefully produced and selected components and how the inks are applied to the media

13 Colors

CMYK
Choose a regular or high production stagger color configuration, both provide high-quality and consistent results

Specialty Colors
Adding Specialty colors Red, Green, Orange and Violet expands your color gamut giving extra vibrant colors as well as an application for specific corporate colors

Light Colors
Add Light cyan, magenta and black to produce better spot colors, natural skin tones, subtle gradients and shading

Spot Colors
Choose from single or double white and varnish, with white providing the capability to produce a base layer or highlight-specific path of an image on clear and dark media, and varnish to create an embossed effect or add a matte, satin or gloss finish to your print

RICOH HEADS

StratoJet Shark Flatbeds use a print head made by Ricoh, known for its high quality, durability and consistent performance, that come with a special circuit board to allow for individually control of pressure, temp and purging

StratoJet's variable drop size, grayscale technology and ADP (Advanced Drop Placement) allows you to print a variable drop size at 5, 10, and 15 picoliters (PL) and overlaying the drops achieving a printing resolution up to 2400 dpi

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Complete Print Control with One Ink system

Print on virtually any rigid media up to 3" (8 cm) thick and offer your customers a variety of durable specialty printed.
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Corrugated - Plastic - Foam Boards - Ceramic Tiles - Glass - Metal - Wood - Paper - Fabrics - Novelties- POP Displays - Proofs - MockUps - Packaging - Ceramic - Aluminum - Composite - and much more

Printers Like No others...

...and we mean NONE !

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Innovative and Robust

To increase reliability, StratoJet uses high-end Servo motors instead of using significantly inexpensive and low consistency DC motors. To ensure fidelity across the print image, particularly when working on tiled applications. StratoJet chooses to use an ink delivery system that 'pulls' the ink with vacuum, instead of the much less efficient positive pressure system, all other printers use. Ever heard of Inks drying in the Heads...?
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Remote Tech

We use the highest quality components in our printers and designed ground up with serviceability in mind. If there's an issue, with a password, we log into your printer remotely, then read, evaluate log files and fix issues remotely; yes, remotely! We found the most of service calls are not due to hardware issues. StratoJet starts by training our technicians to be application experts before they become a hardware technician.
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More for Less

Our Water Cooled LED Curing Lamps have exceptional long life, and not a consumable part and low-power consumption. The lamps don't need to warm up, need to be be adjusted and instantly cures the ink, while generating low heat, to allow more print applications that are heat sensitive. Depending on the media or printing environment, static can cause quality issues, so to minimize this, an anti-static bar is built into the printer carriage.

Specifications

Pure. Professional. Performance.
Handling
1 zone vacuum table
Max Thickness
3” (7.6 cm)
Rigid Media Support
78" X 78" & 11 lb/ft2 (198x305 cm & 50kg/m2 )
Maximum Speed
900 ft2/hr* (CMYK x2) - Staggered (84 m2/hr), (56 Boards/hr) (4’ x 4’ Boards)
450 ft2/hr* (CMYK x1) (42 m2/hr), (28 Boards/hr) (4’ x 4’ Boards)
Production Speed
300 ft2/hr* (CMYK x2) - Staggered (28 m2/hr), (18 Boards/hr) (4’ x 4’ Boards)
150 ft2/hr* (CMYK x1) (14 m2/hr), (9 Boards/hr) (4’ x 4’ Boards)
Print Head Resolution
2400 dpi
Drop Size
Variable 5, 15 & 25 Picoliter
Margin
Full Bleed and Edge to Edge
Printhead
Ricoh
UV Curing Lamp Type
Water Cooled LED (estimated life 18,000* hrs)
Ink Type
Sola UV Curable Ink
Ink Capacity
1.5 Liter Reservoirs
Connectivity
USB
Supported RIP Software
StratoFlex / Ergosoft / Onyx / Flexi / Caldera
Assembled Dimensions
(L x W x H) 106” x 79” x 59”
Shipping Dimensions
(L x W x H) 110” x 83” x 63”
Weight Shipping
1543 lb (700 Kg)
Temperature
64 to 84 F (18 to 26 C)
Humidity
40% to 70% Non-Condensing
Electrical
208 - 220 VAC 50/60 Hz 30A, Single Phase, Single Plug
Weight Assembled
1235 lb (560 Kg)

TIME IS MONEY

Time Savings Compared to other Current Printers
Overall Print Speeds90%
White Ink Handeling75%
Startup Shutdown Time Savings73%
Head Prep and Purge81%
Less Maintenance and Upkeep82%
Output Quality At Speed95%
Uptime85%
Durability75%
Ease of Use80%