Mimaki has announced the launch of the Mimaki TS55-1800, a new digital heat transfer sublimation printer, that brings high-end features to the entry and mid-level market.
Vastex International has introduced a new low cost F-1000 Flash Cure Unit with a 2600-watt/240V, 18 x 18 in. (46 x 46 cm) infrared heater that reduces flash cure times by 33 percent.
A new Vastex E2-CTS Computer-To-Screen exposing unit offers a high speed, space-saving solution for shops creating print-ready screens using computer-to-screen digital printers.
For many people, starting a dye sublimation product decorating business is an exciting prospect. Taking a strategic approach to setting up your business is key to recouping your investment quickly and launching a path to success. Jimmy Lamb, Sawgrass’ Education Manager, outlines six steps that those who are interested in starting a new sublimation business should follow when getting into sublimation.
Dgen recently announced the latest release in its Teleios series – the Teleios Grande H12. The machine features six colours, 12 heads, higher resolution and higher speed.
A new Vastex VRS Pin Registration Station for rear and side-clamp screen printing presses features a new mobile base with flat files and storage shelf as standard, allowing film positives to be registered off-press with increased efficiency and in less floor space, it was announced by Mark Vasilantone, president.
Absolute Inkjet, Inc., a US based manufacturer of digital inks and media, claims that their Sublim8 inks enables any Epson wide format model to be converted into a dye sublimation printer.
The DS-4000 Digital Squeegee is a hybrid printing solution, combining high-resolution digital printing with the speed and savings of screen printing.
Epson used FESPA to showcase the newly launched SC-F2100 versatile direct-to-garment (dtg) printer.
Digital Textiles Printing US 2018 conference looked at advances in the industry as well as the future of textile digital printing
Organized by Smithers Pira, Digital Textiles Printing US 2018 took place on June 7 & 8, in Chicago and took a close look at advances in the industry as well as the future of textile digital printing.
Xtreme Dry and Xtreme Sports are the two new papers from this US Base company.
Bolger & O’Hearn will demonstrate OmniBloq the company’s new “Stormproof/Breathable” durable water repellent -- at Techtextil North America 2018.
USA based APJeT have announced their Dry Plasma Process, a process that uses atmospheric plasma to cure durable finishes to textiles and other substrates, including nonwovens and film, and has little-to-no effect on fabric hand or colour. It also safely treats fabrics and other substrates made from heat-sensitive fibers and materials.
The Storm HD6, to be unveiled at FESPA Berlin, allows small to mid-size businesses to drastically reduce their cost per print, enjoy high-definition image quality and improved hand feel, with an enhanced colour management experience.
EFI's exhibit at FESPA features the launch of an industrial textile pigment ink technology for direct-to-textile production. The new EFI Reggiani pigment ink technology gives users a faster, environmentally friendly production process with inline polymerisation that requires less water, less energy and less processing time, with no washing or steaming needed.
Ricoh Australia has announced the appointment of Paul Thompson to the role of Business Development Manager for its new Direct to Garment and Visual Display solutions. In this role, Thompson has national sales accountability for the Ricoh range of garment, wide format and flat bed print solutions.
Launched at their Connect Conference earlier this year, the VUTEk FabriVU 340i will be a major feature at the EFI exhibit at FESPA. The printer features a new platen and extraction system that enables in-line heat press sublimation directly from the printer. See our report on the Connect Conference by clicking here.
Squid is a patented self-adhesive transparent textile for the decoration of windows and other glass surfaces. It was developed for the interior design market when the owner of mother company Lampe Textiles was looking for a semi-permanent privacy solution for his son’s boarding room at university.
Is this a sign of the times? Radio New Zealand is reporting this in addition to earlier reports that another Kiwi company Cooper Watkinson Textiles, was quitting the industry.
Sawgrass will be breaking industry barriers once again at FESPA’s annual global print expo, as it presents a total solution to create sublimated products for outdoor applications.
Prolonged exposure to UV light has historically been a limiting factor in sublimation printing, as it results in fading of colour. Sawgrass brought its industry leading sublimation technology together with cutting edge substrate manufacturers to help create a total solution that marries high-quality imaging with high-performance sublimation products that offer UV durability.
Kornit Digital to unveil new direct-to-garment product and to demonstrate end-to-end digital textile production at FESPA Berlin
Kornit Digital has announced the unveiling of a new direct-to-garment product, alongside further details of its corporate presence at FESPA 2018 which will take place in Berlin, Germany, May 15-18.