Versafire EP

The Versafire EP delivers an extremely stable production at a constantly high speed. The Versafire EP is based on the tried-and-tested platform of the Versafire CP and has been systematically enhanced for the needs of customers in the graphics industry.

Inline sensors enable the machine to control the color automatically during the print run. This process is analyzing color changes and adjusting the color accordingly ensuring a safe, efficient, and reliable production. Furthermore the registration has been much improved as there are sensors to support an automatic inline registration process as well as a mechanical lateral register for high accuracy results.

The Versafire EP produces 115 or 135 A4 pages a minute, and can process papers up to 470 g/m². Additionally the machine prints banner format with a maximum length of 1260mm simplex and 1030mm auto duplex. A top image quality with a new resolution of 4,800 × 2,400 dpi combined with a high throughput and reliable production make it the perfect match for the graphic arts industry.

Versafire EP

Environmental credentials of Versafire digital printing.

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The commercial market for collaterals is growing and changing as clients demand printed material with higher quality and shorter run lengths. The 2017 Drupa Global Trends Report showed that of all commercial investment plans, the highest percentage (31%) is towards digital toner cut-sheet color. The Versafire can produce high-quality printed material on demand with little waste and little waiting time. With the addition of inline finishing, no intermediate steps are required and touch points are greatly reduced.

The Versafire is a very environmentally responsible printing machine. It produces little or no waste, low emissions, and its consumables are efficiently recycled. A total of 99% of the toner cartridge is recycled; the plastic is taken out, pulverized, melted, and molded into new plastic. When possible, some toner cartridges are reused. However, this is a very small percentage because the high quality standard of the cartridges has to be maintained. The recycling process for the toner cartridges is a closed-loop process where all plastic is recycled, without degradation in quality, and thereafter used for another product. There is no waste, unlike open-loop recycling which involves waste disposal, for example, by incineration.

Therefore, the Versafire provides print shops with the ability to sustainably produce high-quality printed material on demand with convenience and cost effectiveness.

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User reports

TCG Legacy anticipates a 20% increase in uptime with Heidelberg’s Versafire CP.

TCG Legacy, in North Carolina, recently replaced a competitive digital press with the new Versafire CP from Heidelberg. The purchase makes history as the first Versafire CP digital machine to be sold in the United States.

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Stroma turns to Heidelberg for its latest digital press investment.

Specialist digital printing house Stroma has turned to Heidelberg for its latest press investment. It has installed a Versafire CP and it is delighted with the uptime of the press as much as with the 20% improvement in flat-line speed.

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Simpsons Printing Continues 10 Years of Expansion with New Heidelberg Versafire Digital Presses

After 10 years of upgrading their sheetfed, postpress and prepress departments to grow the company, Simpsons Printing of Rapid City, South Dakota, recently purchased Versafire CP and Versafire CV digital presses from Heidelberg.

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Powder Horn Press replaces 2 competitive machines for Heidelberg’s Versafire CP.

Kennesaw, Ga. February 23, 2017 – Powder Horn Press recently replaced two older competitive digital presses with Heidelberg’s Versafire CP digital printing machine.

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Complementary solutions

Prinect Digital Frontend

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Prinect Color Toolbox & PDF Toolbox

Achieve perfect color management with Prinect Color Toolbox and simplify daily work with PDFs with Prinect PDF Toolbox.

Versafire production training

The Versafire Production Training, together with the Media Management Tool, professionalizes media setup and handling.

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