HP T300 Color Inkjet Web Press
The HP T300 Color Inkjet Web Press can help to reduce the environmental impact of printing books, direct mail material, and other types of commercial printing. Our thermal inkjet technology delivers excellent print quality and productivity while decreasing waste, paper use, and cost.
Digital on-demand printing using the Web Press can reduce much of the waste typically arising from offset printing. Paper waste is avoided in setup and changeover of print jobs. Printers can produce materials as needed rather than printing large volumes with significant overruns, storage, and waste costs. This decreases climate impact as well, since paper use is the leading contributor to greenhouse gas emissions from the commercial printing process. (See Enabling a low-carbon economy for details.)
The Web Press offers additional environmental benefits. It uses HP water-based pigment inks and specially engineered HP Bonding Agent. These non-flammable materials emit very low levels of volatile organic compounds and contain no detected hazardous air pollutants.1 Inkjet printing deposits colorant on the surface of the paper directly, without the need for electrostatic charging, and therefore avoids creation of ozone and potential ozone management issues. The ink and bonding agent drums are also recyclable. These advantages improve the working environment for printing operation employees, reduce the environmental impact of printing, and help to address the storage, handling, and waste disposal challenges often associated with traditional offset printing.
- 1 The inks were tested for hazardous air pollutants per U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Method 311 (testing conducted in 2008) and none were detected. HAPs are air pollutants that are not covered by ambient air quality standards but which, as defined in the Clean Air Act, may present a threat of adverse human health effects or adverse environmental effects.