Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Largest Digital Flatbed Printer: Dip-Tech breaks Guinness World Records' record (VIDEO)
Tel Aviv, Israel -- Dip-Tech set a new world record for printer size with the Dip-Tech AR18000 digital ceramic in-glass printer; the printer stands at 18 meters (59 feet) in length, more than double the length of Dip-Tech's next-longest printer; it can print a single pane of glass with a total area of up to 64 meters square (688.89 feet square), setting the new world record for the Largest Digital Flatbed Printer,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: Dip-Tech, the world's leading provider of digital ceramic in-glass printing solutions, has set a new world record for printer size with the Dip-Tech AR18000 digital ceramic in-glass printer. The printer stands at an impressive 18m (59 ft) in length, more than double the length of Dip-Tech's next-longest printer. It can print a single pane of glass with a total area of up to 64m2 (688.89ft2). (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records' record for the most 3D printers operating simultaneously is 102, which was achieved by Dr Jesse French (USA) and students from LeTourneau University at the Solheim Arena, LeTourneau University, Longview, Texas, USA, on 4 April 2014.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the fastest time to print 500 sheets by a colour desktop printer is 7 min 19 sec and was jointly achieved by the Hewlett-Packard Officejet Pro X551dw and Officejet Pro X576dw All-in-One printers as tested in Vancouver, Washington, USA, on 6 April 2012.
The World's Largest Digital Flatbed Printer stands at 18 meters (59 feet) in length, more than double the length of Dip-Tech's next-longest printer.
Dip-Tech CEO Yariv Matzliach announced the record at the glasstec 2014 in Dusseldorf, Germany.
It can print a single pane of glass with a total area of up to 64 meters square (688.89 feet square). The only two Dip-Tech AR18000 printers manufactured so far are owned and operated by sedak GmbH & Co. KG of Germany and Tianjin Northglass Industrial Co., Ltd in China.
The printers were commissioned for special architectural projects that will feature digitally printed large-format glass panels.
"It is a great honor for Dip-Tech to join the elite group of achievers named as World Record title holders. We share our celebration with sedak and Tianjin Northglass, the pioneering first users of these record-breaking printers," Matzliach said
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