Konica Minolta installing its first AccurioJet KM-1 UV Inkjet press in India

Konica Minolta Business Solutions, an imaging and networking technologies will be installing its first AccurioJet KM-1 UV Inkjet press in India.

The AccurioJet KM-1 UV Inkjet press solution which comes with a B2 plus Sheet-fed was first unveiled at DRUPA 2012. The solution during its launch garnered significant admiration particularly for its unprecedented image production quality and capability to print on a host of media.

According to the company, the Konica Minolta ’s AccurioJet KM-1 UV Inkjet press can efficiently cater to latest production demands and incorporates patented UV inkjet technology, traditional sheet feeding and effective media handling upto B2+ size. The solution also eliminates the use of special digital stocks or expensive coatings and can easily handle quality jobs on a wide range of substrates

Some of the Key features and performance of the AccurioJet KM-1 UV Inkjet Press Stated by the Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta To Deploy India’s First AccurioJet KM-1 UV Inkjet Press

Image quality:

The print output is achieved with Konica Minolta’s high-resolution print heads is 1800IS, which produces true 1,200 x 1,200 dpi resolution. Konica Minolta’s proprietary UV ink furnishes high-quality light fastness as well as scratch resistance print outputs. This eliminates the scenario of complaints from end consumers regarding scratches or rub offs without lamination or any post-printing treatment. The company’s original print head design and patented UV ink technology produce outstanding print results. Printing business also gets benefited from image quality a wide color gamut and quality that matches offset.

Print applications:

The revolutionary AccurioJet KM-1 UV digital inkjet press is very well designed to print up to 3,000 oversized sheets per hour. It produces a wide variety of new jobs such as heavy textured stock and packaging. It also enables printing businesses to print both profitably and in fully personalized fashion for end users, leveraging larger sheet sizes for 3-panel and 4-panel brochures, pocket folders, posters, point-of-purchase graphics, dust jackets, wrap-around book covers, and many more.

Media handling:

With enhanced media flexibility, AccurioJet KM-1 UV Inkjet Press processes sizes of up to 585 x 750 mm (B2+ size). It produces an extensive selection of commercial print and packaging applications with a maximum sheet thickness of up to 0.6 mm. The solution also enables printing on a wider range of coated and uncoated substrates including heavily textured, metallic, non-tear able media, eradicating the need for special substrate qualities or special treatment before or after printing. With AccurioJet KM-1 Inkjet Press, small-lot, short-turnaround jobs can be offered immediately after printing to the next production step as the iconic UV ink gets cured instantly.

Enhanced productivity:

The AccurioJet KM-1 UV Inkjet Press machine can print up to 3,000 sheets per hour in simplex or 1,500 sheets per hour in duplex mode leveraging hybrid production workflow. It also eliminates the requirements of plates enabling easy addition of jobs to the print queues via the web, hot folder or existing offset workflows.

Image stability:

AccurioJet KM-1 UV Inkjet Press also delivers 100 percent consistency in paper feeding, registration, image quality and repeatability. This absolute consistency comes from excellent front-to-back registration accuracy, enabled by a gripper-to-gripper offset technology. Also, with this solution eradicating the requirement of pre and post-printing processes, printing business can save significantly on turnaround time and operating expenditures to soar profit margins.


Other important advantages of the revolutionary UV ink include:

Environment-friendly operations coupled with Colour Capacity, Natural Gloss, and Colour consistency and scratch resistance print outputs. The revolutionary ink also helps in immediate fabrication, less wastage, and cleaning.