Announcement on the release of LUS-170 clear ink for use in UCJV300 Series


For use in UCJV300 Series

Announcement on the release of LUS-170 clear ink
"The width of design possibilities creates business opportunities"

Nagano, Japan, September 20, 2018

Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd. (Mimaki), headquartered in Nagano Prefecture, Tomi City; President, Kazuaki IKEDA, announced the release of "LUS-170 clear" UV curable ink capable of being installed in "UCJV300 Series" currently on sale, in October 2018.

This time, "UCJV300 Series" is mounted with the "Mimaki Clear Control (hereinafter called "MCC")" technology, which has been accumulated for the clear ink print of flat-head UV printers, for the first time as a Roll to Roll printer. Clear ink ejection and UV light irradiation that are performed simultaneously can achieve beautiful clear printing of which dust adherence and bubble generation are suppressed. Also, there are two types of print modes you can choose from depending on your purpose: "glossy finish" that has a sense of class given by shiny sheen and "matte finish" that produces a muted matting effect.
Moreover, by installing RasterLink6Plus attached to the "UCJV300 Series", you can use "ARTISTA UV Texture Library" that has 129 types of swatches in Adobe Illustrator. The Library provides plenty of textures including the BASIC pattern that can be used for various purposes, ARTISTIC pattern that uses floral motif and symbols, and MODERN pattern that adds visual effects.

Premium value-added prints that can express delicate texture or dramatize fresh and sizzling food by using the "LUS-170 clear ink" will provide strong support for your business.

Sample print by clear ink

Visibility of indoor poster is enhanced.

Glossy printing can give the finish of high-quality feeling with the effect of freshness and sizzling of food. In comparison to a standard poster, a poster wth glossy printing can get higher visibility.

Glossy printing

Texture expression

Printing the clear texture on the color print can create the expressive design to get one that cannot help touching it at a glance.
UCJV300 Series are suitable for an easy operation of Print & Cut to create a POP having the texture expression by clear ink on the color print.

Texture expression

Clear print on the transparent film

Matte finish printing on the transparent film can create the window display like frosted glass using an irregular reflection of light by the printed clear ink on the film surface. The new graphic expression with the UV clear ink can extend widely the business possibilities.

Clear print on the transparent film


ItemLUS-170 Clear ink
Supply style1,000ml bottle
Ink setC,M,Y,K,Cl,Cl,W,W
Available print resolutionGlossy finish
600 x 1,200 dpi
1,200 x 1,200 dpi
Matte finish
600 x 600 dpi
600 x 1,200 dpi
1,200 x 1,200 dpi
Available printCl only (Single layer) Glossy finish / Matte finish
C,M,Y,K + Cl (2 layers) Glossy finish / Matte finish
W + C,M,Y,K + Cl (3layers) Glossy finish / Matte finish *Available later

* Specifications, designs and dimensions stated in this document may be subject to change without notice due to technical improvement etc.


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