Print Beyond CMYK

Digital print enhancements are a major growth area, with print volumes expected to grow at 27% CAGR from 2015 to 2020.*

The Xerox® Iridesse™ Press allows you to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity with the ability to print CMYK and up to two speciality inks (White, Clear, Silver, Gold and Fluorescent Pink).  With this extended palette, you can create amazing results:

  • Mix metallics together
  • Combine metallics with CMYK to create a rainbow of iridescent effects
  • Apply clear ink for spot or full flood embellishment
  • Use white ink on darker media opening up new applications

Create visually stunning print in a single pass, without the need for multiple presses and processes. 

*Keypoint Intelligence-InfoTrends, “Beyond CMYK: The Use of Special Effects in Digital Printing,” 2016

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High Value Applications

Produce more high-value, premium-priced print products with clients willing to pay 24% to 89% more for digital print enhancements compared to CMYK only*
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Differentiate from Competitors

Excite your clients with stunning effects that will keep them coming back for more
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Award Winning Technology

2018 InterTech Technology Award winner which recognises technologies that are transforming graphics communications

Xerox® Iridesse™ Production Press

The Iridesse is the first and only xerographic digital press that can print metallic gold or silver dry ink, CMYK and clear dry ink in a single pass, at rated press speed, with spot-on registration, enabling an entirely new palette of iridescent speciality effects.

On top of this, the Iridesse offers:

  • state-of-the-art automation
  • a wide range of productivity-enhancing features
  • multiple inline finishing options
  • first-rate image quality


Iridesse Front Facing

New Features

Iridesse It's Time to Think

Fluorescent Pink Ink

Power up with fluorescent pink!  This vibrant ink reacts with UV light and can be used on its own or blended with CMYK or metallics to create unique eye-catching colours.

White Ink

Add white to your designer’s palette, open up a whole host of new effects when you combine White with CMYK, Gold, Silver, Clear or even a double hit of White - all in a single pass!

Extra-long Sheet

With extra-long sheet capability, you can print on media up to 1.2m long and 400gsm.  Widen your offering with tri-fold brochures, banners, pocket folders, menus and so much more.



Xerox® FreeFlow® Core

FreeFlow Core is a prepress automation platform that automates the process steps needed to prepare a job for print. Boost efficiency by building and saving workflows for common print jobs using the easy-to-use drag and drop interface. Speed up output and reduce errors by ensuring every operator prints jobs the same way.

To help you add digital embellishments to existing print jobs, FreeFlow Core has pre-built workflows which allow you to automatically change elements to clear, white, silver and gold without the need for a graphic designer.

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Why Xeretec

“Xeretec is not merely a supplier of printers. Xeretec is a true digital solutions business consultant, with the skills, knowledge and experience to provide informed advice.”

Stephen Connor, General Manager, Wyke Printers

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