Xaar launches the Irix

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UK based developer of inkjet printing technology Xaar has announced the launch of its newest printhead, The Xaar irix.
The printhead is powered by Imagine X,
The Xaar irix delivers exceptional print quality,

has a user-friendly UI as well as being a robust and highly efficient printhead.
The Irix is available in two variants,
The Core and the Pro
The Irix Core works with print applications using oil or solvent-based inks,

such as Coding & Marking Functional fluids
The Irix pro is for more demanding applications where print quality is paramount, this includes product printing and 3D printing.
“the user in mind it enables precise and efficient printing for
coding and marking,

High-quality graphics,3d printing with reliable, efficient and quality results” says Graham Tweedale, General Manager of Xaar’s printhead business unit
The Xaar irix.
Featuring the AcuDrp technology, the Xaar is designed to ensure printhead nozzles are calibrated with accurate drop placement.


the irix is designed to be compatible with solvent oil and inks.
with a nozzle density of 185 nozzles per inch,

The system can deliver both uniform drop speed and volume.
The system measures 37.2 x 11.3 x 40.8mm the print swathe rests at 17mm and the simple fluid and electrical connections make installations possible,

Either with a 3D printer or a functional fluid dispenser.

irix offers a maximum firing frequency of up to 8.3kHz.

furthermore, it is designed to have a long service life.

Below are the specifications of the Irix Pro and the Core

Irix Pro specifications

  • Fluid base: Solvent, Oil
  • Sub drop volume : 40pL 80pL
  • Maximum firing frequency (up to) : 8.3 kHz 5.5 kHz
  • Nozzle density (nozzles per inch): 185
  • Print swathe width (mm) : 17
  • Dimensions (WxDxH) : 37.2×11.3×40.8 mm

Source: Xaar

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