Mimaki UJF-3042 MKII FAQ’sMimaki, Your Print Specialists News / By Laura Ritson The YPS Machine of the Month for August is our recently installed Mimaki UJF-3042 MKII UV LED flatbed printer. This machine features as our Machine of the Month as it continues to create impressive and high-quality prints while still being one of the fastest machines of its kind on the market. The Mimaki UJF-3042 MKII and other flatbed machines often intimidate potential new customers as they can seem complex. However, once explained and understood the machine is as user-friendly as your Mimaki wide-format printer and even utilises the same Rasterlink RIP software. Frequently Asked Questions How big is the working area? The bed itself is A3 sized, this is 300 x 420mm as the working print area. The bed features a vacuum motion to hold your substrate in place and minimise any issues while printing. How much is the Mimaki UJF-3042 MKII? The machine is usually £20,995.00. However, there is currently an ongoing offer of £3,000 discount and 2 years warranty included when you purchase the printer. Therefore the printer is currently £17,995.00. (This offer ends 20.9.21. Please contact us to find out the UJF-3042 MKII’s current offer) Does the machine come with software? All new Mimaki printers are supplied with the easy to use RIP software Rasterlink, the UJF-3042 MKII is currently compatible with Rasterlink 6. What can I print on the UJF-3042mkII? The UV LED flatbed machine from Mimaki boasts a maximum substrate thickness of 153mm allowing you to print on almost anything, provided it fits within the bed space! The machine can also print onto items placed within a jig. Jigs can hold awkwardly shaped promotional items such as phone covers, stationery, bottles, USB sticks, pens and keyrings securely. Creating bespoke items featuring personalisation is also possible thanks to the printers ability to print on to a wide range of substrates from acrylic to wood and glass. What inks are compatible with the printer? The Mimaki UJF-3042 MKII offers a choice of LH-100 or LUS-120 LED UV inks, with up to 9 colours including white, clear and primer. Choosing the correct ink is dependent on your print needs. LH-100 ink suits rigid substrates and offers a high scratch resistance. LUS-120 is more flexible and offers 170% stretchability. With all the features and user-friendly software, it is easy to see why we chose the Mimaki UJF-3042 MKII as our YPS Machine of the Month. If you are interested in a sample pack or booking a demonstration on our Mimaki UJF-3042 MKII give us a call on 0191 256 6889. Get in touch As here at YPS, we offer a wide range of bundle deals to best suit your business.