Rho 163 TS/ Rho 163 TS HS

Rho 163 TS/ Rho 163 TS HS

Durst Label Single Pass UV Printer Tau 330

The most productive printing systems for the industrial traffic sign application.

The Rho 163 TS series is the latest development for industrial traffic sign production. Using specially designed 3M UV Inkjet Traffic Inks it delivers highest quality and reliability, meeting traffic color specifications to produce certified highly reflective traffic signs. Printing can be done on both 3M reflective roll media and rigid media. It meets the key requirements in terms of retro-reflectivity and color boxes as per traffic sign regulations, while significantly reducing cycle times and production workflow steps.

Key benefits of the Rho 163 TS printer series

Digital UV Printing System for the production of long-lasting roadway & general traffic signs Roll-to-roll and flatbed printing Fast media change with minimum media waste Designed to print traffic- and custom- color simultaneously Meets traffic color specifications Up to 12 years 3M™ MCS™ Warranty for traffic signs Digital workflow for economical printing of low volume, multi-colored, variable text traffic signs Ease of use with Durst’s proprietary Linux based printer software Highest reliability in the market (24/7 production)

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Technical Specifications

Dimensions: Width: 390 cm (154 in) Length: 105 cm (41 in) Length with tables: 380 cm (150 in)
Space requirement: Approx. 6 x 6 m (20 x 20 ft)
Weight: Approx. 2,000 kg (4400 lb)
Safety Standards: Complies with current CE guideline
Printing system: Patented Durst Roll to Roll and Flatbed transport system with Quadro Array Technology
Resolution: 400 x 600 dpi (addressable)
Colors: 6 colors CMYKBR
Printing modes: CMYKBR Workflow, System designed to print traffic and custom colors simultaneously
Inks: 3M™ Piezo InkJet 8900UV Series Inks for regulated and custom color traffic applications
Ink supply: Integrated ink tank with 2-Liter capacity per color, refillable during the printing process. The refill inks are available in 3 Liter quick connect containers, for ease of use and disposal.
Software/RIP: Durst Rho user software, based on Linux; External Caldera RIP Server with GrandRIP+Software (optional available)
Productivity: Rho 163 TS 25.5 m2/hour (275 sq.ft/hour) on 1,220 mm (48 in) wide media in high quality mode for traffic sign production. Up to 55 m2/hour (600 sq.ft/hour)
Productivity: Rho 163 TS HS 51 m2/hour (550 sq.ft/hour) on 1,220 mm (48 in) wide media in high quality mode for traffic sign production Up to 100 m2/hour (1,100 sq.ft/hour)
Media specifications: 3M™ Diamond Grade™ DG3 Reflective Sheeting 4090DS Series 3M™ High Intensity Prismatic Reflective Sheeting 3930DS Series 3M™ Advanced Engineer Grade Prismatic Reflective Sheeting 7930 Series
Maximum printing width: Up to 160 cm (63 in)
Media weight: Roll Media: max. 150 kg (330 lb) Boards: max. 20 kg (44 lb)
Max. medium thickness: Roll Media: 0,15 mm up to 2,5 mm Boards: up to 40 mm (1,57 in)
Ambient conditions: Maximum above sea level: 2,400 m (8,000 ft)
Ambient conditions: Temperature range: +15 °C to +30 °C (+59°F to 86°F)
Ambient conditions: Relative air humidity: 25 - 80 %, non-condensing


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