New Kirk-Rudy FireJet 4C uses Memjet's latest inkjet technology

Published by Greg Polk on Sep 28th 2019

Memjet is a digital color inkjet technology leader that is widely used throughout the world.  Their latest print technology is DuraFlex, a a third generation pigment-based, flexible and economical modular single-pass print system with multicolor A4 and A3+ printheads.  Kirk-Rudy is the first OEM to have a turnkey inkjet systems using this technology, calling it the Kirk-Rudy FireJet 4C.

Inkjet Highlights

  • Up to 12.75" Print Width
  • Up to 1600 x 1600 dpi
  • Up to 150 fpm at 1600 x 954 dpi

Kirk-Rudy is well known for it's durable heavy-duty transports, feeder, conveyors and other material transport systems they've been manufacturing since 1967.   They've developed a turnkey system designed specifically for the Memjet Duraflex so users can take full advantage of the technology without being weighed down by light-duty hardware that's unable to feed and transport higher volume work reliably. 

The four color inkjet technology is water-based and designed to provide great results on a wide range of uncoated, inkjet treated and inkjet coated matte and glossy substrates.   There are no solvents in the ink, so it's also environmentally friendly.  

Memjet claims that the DuraFlex print technology is a gamut market leader with best-in-class text printing technology as well.  This will be welcome news for color matching needs and providing the best print quality you can too.  The printheads are also user replaceable and can run up to 120 liters of ink before they need to be replaced.

The first Kirk-Rudy FireJet 4C systems will be delivered around January 2020.  Please contact us if you'd like more information.