Direct digital UV imaging for deep-draw thermoforming


Produce custom-formed signs, packaging, POP displays, vending panels and other thermoforming applications faster and more efficiently by imaging direct to substrate with an EFI™ VUTEk® GS2000 Pro-TF digital inkjet printer. With outstanding elongation characteristics, excellent adhesion and consistent post-draw opacity, images printed on two-metre VUTEk® GS2000 Pro-TF series printer with UV ink engineered specifically for thermoforming withstand heat forming and cutting/routing with no chipping or loss of adhesion.

Deliver custom thermoforming applications faster with few process steps

  • Offers eight colours plus white and Fast-4™ print capability for photorealistic quality at production speeds
  • Comes with true greyscale print technology and dual-resolution capability of 600 dpi or 1000 dpi for superior graphics that will set you ahead of your competition
  • Images direct to substrate prior to forming, and eliminates screen printing set up costs or hand painting and vinyl lettering process steps
  • Integrates to EFI Web-to-Print and MIS/ERP solutions via native JDF connectivity to optimise production efficiencies and profit potential

Rely on durable UV ink

  • Exhibits superior elongation characteristics for deep-draw thermoforming while maintaining opacity on various plastics, including PETG, acrylic, polycarbonate, polystyrene, PVC and more
  • Withstands heat forming and cutting without cracking, chipping or loss of adhesion
  • Resists water and moisture for durable, lasting images
  • Offers an extended colour gamut, and ensures maximum reliability and performance with your VUTEk system

CMYUK Premium Service includes:

  • EFI proServer with Fiery XF RIP
  • Free delivery and haulage / offload
  • Full installation
  • On-site printer operator and RIP training with our EFI FOGRA certified engineers
  • Free unlimited update training at our Shrewsbury training centre
  • Full set of inks
  • 12 months parts and labour warranty.
  • Eight colors plus white and single-pass, multilayer print capability
  • True variable drop grayscale technology
  • Resolutions of true 600 dpi or true 1000 dpi
  • Standard multiqueue on-demand functionality
  • Fiery proServer for increased productivity and efficiency while extending your color quality and proofing capability
  • Bidirectional communication capability between the optional Fiery XF DFE and printer
  • Seamless integration with EFI Web-to-Print and MIS/ERP solutions with native JDF connectivity
  • Enhanced Service Program (ESP) warranty for your printer


  • VUTEk GS2000 Pro-TF handles rigid and sheeted media up to 80 in. (203.2 cm) wide and up to 2 in. (5.08 cm) thick
  • Optional Extension Table with casters
  • Optional Small Depth Extension Table for use with small boards/ panels and multiple fence stops


  • Sellable, Fast-4 quality output at up to 32 – 4’ x 8’ (1.2m x 2.4m) boards per hour
  • Extended gamut eight-colour productivity at up to 16 – 4’ x 8’ (1.2m x 2.4m) boards per hour
  • Optional continuous board-to-board capabilities up to 41 – 4’ x 8’ (1.2m x 2.4m) boards per hour

Environmental considerations

  • Compressed Air: 95–150 psi maximum at 4 cf/m—dry air only (not included)
  • Temperature: 68° F to 86° F (20° C to 30° C)
  • Humidity: 30% to 80% (noncondensing)
  • Electrical: 3 phase, 60 amps (4 wire Delta or 5 wire Y), 200-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz

VUTEk GS-TF thermoforming ink

  • Extreme elongation for draw depth, (deep draw application)
  • Superb water / moisture resistance
  • Flexible for multi layer applications/die-cutting
  • Elevated colour strength for backlit applications
  • Supplied in 5.0-litre containers
  • Available in cyan, magenta, yellow, black, light cyan, light magenta, light yellow, light black and white

EFI Fiery proServer

  • Optimised for use with the EFI Fiery proServer
  • Bidirectional communication capability between the Fiery XF software and printer allows back communication of audit information on every print job
  • Powerful production tools such as nesting, step and repeat, scaling, cropping and tiling
  • Advanced ICC colour management for reliable colour, quality output and proofing-quality colour

Enhanced Service Programme (ESP)

  • EFI’s industry-leading service and support programme for your printer, Fiery proServer hardware and Fiery XF software
  • Thirteen months of Essential coverage, with 24-business-hour (three-business-day) response
  • Eligible for upgrade to:
  • Critical: Providing eight-business-hour (one-business-day) response
  • ProActive: Providing 16-business-hour (two-business-day) response
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