The M&R Companies and Novus Imaging will debut the newly launched Novus Textura 1800 printer at SGIA 2017 in New Orleans on stand 1011.

The new printer is designed for unattended roll-to-roll high-speed transfer dye-sublimation printing. It is capable of printing substrates 1.8m (5.9ft) wide at speeds over 140 sq.m (1500 sq.ft) per hour, and printing at sustained production rates of 120 sq.m (1300 sq.ft) per hour. It can print individual image art and seamless patterns at full width and any length and incorporates an anti-crash print head carriage with a self-cleaning, self-wiping system. The printer also includes an integrated unwind/rewind mechanism designed to hold jumbo-size paper rolls up to 200kg.

SGIA 2017 takes place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA, USA from 10-12 October.