I’m not really sure what to make of last week’s Fespa show. Most journalists in the press office, being typical media types, spent as much time discussing if the Hamburger came from Hamburg as they did talking about wide format printing.
EFI demonstrated a number of new wide format printers at last week’s Fespa 217 show, including a new Reggiani Flexy and a number of Vutek models. Continue reading “EFI shows new Flexy textile printer”
Mutoh has been showing off a new A2 industrial printer, the ValueJet 626UF, at this week’s Fespa show. This is a flatbed printer that’s designed to print graphics to a range of objects from bottles and boxes to small parts. This could include short run production, personalized gifts and awards as well as prototypes. Continue reading “Mutoh to launch A2 industrial printer”
Formlabs has announced two new devices, Form Wash and Form Cure, to complement the Form 2 SLA 3D printers. These offer automated washing and post-curing, which should help bring materials printed on the Formlabs’ printers to maximum mechanical properties. Continue reading “Formlabs launches Wash and Cure”
Earlier this year I went to a conference, organised by IMI Europe, where some of the practical considerations in developing an inkjet printing system were discussed. This included a presentation by Nick Campbell, project development manager for Inca Digital, who talked about the difficulties in developing a single pass press.
Mimaki is planning to introduce a new addition to its UJF range of industrial flatbed printers at next month’s Fespa Hamburg show. The new UJF-3042MkII EX is based on the existing 3042 model but adds a fourth print head and the ability to hold eight ink bottles. Continue reading “Mimaki extends UJF industrial printer range”