Roland IU-1000F
UV-LED High Productivity Flatbed Printer

Roland IU-1000F LED UV Flatbed Printer
Product Code:  IU1000F
MSRP:  $ 124,995.00
Lease Price:  $ 2,500.00 

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The Ultimate in High-Volume,

High-Impact Print Production

The Roland IU-1000F is a solid, durable and reliable machine built for production.  It employs the very latest UV-LED flatbed printing technology to print directly onto various material types, including a variety of rigid boards.  The exclusively developed, high-performance UV inks cure immediately, enabling the IU-1000F to print with speed and precision on a wide range of substrates, including acrylic, PETG, PVC board (Sintra), foam, wood, corrugated, aluminum composite and more.  With its additional primer ink, the IU-1000F even mkaes it easy to print on materials that are typically difficult to adhere to, such as metal and glass.  Roland customers demand the ability to tap into the profitable sign and graphics market by producing products quickly and effciently on substrates up to 48" wide x 96" long x 4.33" thick.  With an award winning color gamut, cutting edge RIP software and Roland's industry best support, the IU-1000F is your best choice.

Features and Benefits
  • Print onto substrates up to 48" wide x 96" long x 4.33" thick

  • Outstanding productivity with production speeds of 516ft² per hour and draft speeds of 1249ft² per hour

  • Up to 10 boards per hour in Quality mode, up to 20 boards per hour in Production mode

  • Twelve industrial grade, high production print heads configured in a triple staggered array ensures high volume output

  • Automated media height detection

  • Automated pin-alignment system with warning feature

  • Mult-zone vacuum system

  • Built in static ionizer function

  • Automated head carriage cleaning system

  • Front access maximizes operator productivity

  • SAi RIP software bundled at no additional cost

  • Ink degassing and circulation systems allow for high-volume use

  • Robust construction for maximum stability and durability

Print Speed and Quality
to Suit Your Production Needs
Roland IU-1000F Color Choices CMYK White Gloss Primer Dual White

35

Boards
Per
Hour

Draft Mode
(4-Color)
High-speed quality results for large format sign applications.

15

Boards
Per
Hour

Standard
Mode

Offers crisp and clear image definition on different media.

10

Boards
Per
Hour

Quality
Mode

For high end applications— achieve near-photographic quality results.

6

Boards
Per
Hour

Standard Mode
(Dual White Ink) Print CMYK and White layers at the same time for clear, consistent results on all substrates.

Ink Practicality, Versatility and Creativity
Roland IU-1000F Ink Layering Features

With the combination of White, Gloss, and Primer inks in addition to CMYK process colors, the IU-1000F offers high-end results on hundreds of applications.

  • Print high-opacity White ink with CMYK in a single pass to make colors really stand-out on dark and transparent media

  • Get excellent results on challenging substrates by prepping with Primer ink before printing your graphics

  • Add Gloss textures, raised embossed effects, and spot varnish for stunning finishes

Simple, User Friendly Software Workflow

The Roland Print Control Center (RPCC) is a user-friendly, robust software control center that drives and directs all of the functionalities of the printer.

Roland IU-1000F Print Control Center RPCC Controller Software

The Roland IU-1000F also includes SAi Flexi Production Manager as the front-end RIP.

Roland IU-1000F RIP Software SAi Flexi Production Manager
Specifications

Printing method:  Piezo ink-jet method

Media Maximum size:  98.8 × 51.5 inches

Maximum thickness:  4.33 inches

Maximum weight:  99 lbs/m²

Maximum printing area:  98.4 (width) × 51.1 (length) inches

InkType:  UV Curable Ink

Color:  Six colors (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, White, and Gloss) and Primer

Ink bottle capacity:  CY, MG, YE, BK, GL, PR: 1,000 ml
                                    WH: 900 ml (US-WH)

Ink tank capacity:  2,500 ml per color

Ink curing unit:  UV-LED lamp

Print resolution (dots per inch):  Max. 635 × 1,800 dpi

Media vacuum system:  Up to four vacuuming areas with adjustable vacuum pressure

Connectivity:  USB 3.0

Power requirements:  EMEA 25A 3-phase 400 V
                                       NA/JPN 30A 3-phase 220 V

Dimensions:  189.4 (W) × 86.6 (D) × 62.2 (H) inches

Weight:  3,166 lbs

Environment Temperature:  59 to 86 °F 

Humidity:  40 to 80 %

Included items:  USB cable, paper towel, cleaning kit, CD manuals, software installation CD

Acoustic noise level:  75 dB (A) or less

 

This device is capable of printing on a wide variety of substrates. However, the print quality or the ink adhesion may vary according to the substrate used and it is strongly recommended to test the substrate for compatibility to ensure optimal print results.

Roland IU-1000F Site Prep
There is a lot to consider when looking at the purchase of a production flatbed UV printer.  Delivery... how is are you getting it into your building?  Installation... where is it going to go?  Electrical... do you have the capacity to run the machine in a stable environment?  And spacing... did you know that a 4' x 8' printer requires at least a 15' x 22' work space? 

Prior to the sale of the IU-1000F, Roland DGA requires that a site survey is completed, reviewed and authorized.  We are sharing a copy below so that you can familiarize yourself with the environmental requirements to run such a machine.  
Roland IU-1000F Videos

Roland IU-1000F Product Introduction

See the Roland IU-1000F High Productivity Flatbed Printer in Action!

Roland IU-1000F How To Print

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