The Ricoh Gen6 printheads are available in two models, the MH5320 and 5340 printheads. It is also a print head that Ricoh uv flatbed printer manufacturers pay attention to the market at the end of this year and beyond. This paper analyzes the product composition/positioning, characteristics and time-to-market of the print head.
Ricoh MH5320/5340 print head product composition
Customers can freely choose one color or two colors as needed. The more colors you choose, the lower the speed and accuracy, and the longer and shorter cables.
MH5320 (1 head two colors)
MH5340 (1 head four colors)
MH532020C (length: 195mm)
MH5320 45C (length: 453mm)
When one color is used: 150dpi×4 columns/color→600dpi
When using 2 colors: 150dpi × 2 columns / color → 300dpi
4 colors when used: 150dpi × 1 column / color → 150dpi
Ricoh MH5320/5340 print head product positioning
Injection flow rate = number of printheads × number of orifices × ignition frequency, Gen6-MH5320/5340 print head is mainly for industrial high-speed UV printing.
At present, Ricoh gen print head series has:
Gen5-5420/5421, MH521MF/F, MH5440/MH5441, MH5220;
Gen4-MH2620/2820, MH2420, GH2220
Ricoh MH5320/5340 printhead three features
(1) High productivity
MH5420 single-level grayscale printing mode: 30Khz, multi-level grayscale printing mode: 20Khz
MH5320 multi-level printing gray scale: 50Khz in the same resolution mode, saving half of the time
(2) High precision
Support multi-level grayscale printing: Provide an optimized visual experience for different application scenarios
If it is a close shot, select the droplet print;
If it is a distant view, choose large drop printing;
For everyday use, mix large, medium and small droplets.
(3) High ink compatibility
Ricoh MH5320/5340 time to market
Bulk supply: Summer 2019
Actually consider the development of the corresponding motherboard program, machine development and debugging, supporting ink, coating, varnish and other links. Conservative points estimate that the time to market will be until the end of December 2019. At this stage, we can adopt a wait-and-see attitude and try to choose again after the second half of next year. At least 1 year Ricoh print headto see if this printhead is suitable.