Category: LFP Textile printing

  • Mimaki shows Trapis textile prints

    Mimaki shows Trapis textile prints

    At this year’s Fespa event Mimaki showed off an interesting pigment transfer concept that it first previewed at last year’s ITMA show, which it calls TraPis, standing for TRAnsfer Pigment System. 

  • Mimaki reveals new technologies

    Mimaki reveals new technologies

    Mimaki had a busy time at last month’s ITMA show, demonstrating a new textile printer, a new inkset and an interesting approach to circular recycling. And the company is looking further afield, as Kazuaki Ikeda, Mimaki’s president and CEO explained to me.

  • Mimaki launches DtF printer

    Mimaki launches DtF printer

    Mimaki, which was one of the pioneers in printing to textiles, has introduced its first direct-to-film printer, the TxF150-75, for textile applications.

  • Epson releases two dye sub textile printers

    Epson has updated its 1.1m wide roll-fed dye sub printer range with two new models, the 4-colour SureColor SC-F6400 and the 6-colour SureColor SC-F6400H, which replace the existing F6300 models. These are designed to print to transfer papers for use in textile production for garments, tote bags and so on as well as personalised products…

  • Final thoughts on Fespa ’21

    This is the second half of a story on this month’s Fespa show, which took place in Amsterdam. One of the most interesting aspects of a Fespa show is the degree to which this event has diversified. This is true of the print industry as a whole but no other exhibition reflects this quite as…

  • Mutoh teams up with STS for DtF printer

    Mutoh has partnered with STS Inks to put together the STS Modular Direct to Film system, which is targeted at the t-shirt and apparel market. 

  • Mutoh announces new dye sub

    Mutoh has introduced a new dye sublimation, the 1.6m wide XpertJet XPJ-1642WR, which is mainly designed to print to transfer papers but can also print to coated polyester fabrics or blended textiles. 

  • Countryside Art buys Mimaki textile coater

    Countryside Art, based in Lincolnshire in the UK, has installed a Mimaki TR300-1850C textile coating machine to optimise the performance of its cotton printing.

  • Agfa announces Avinci CX3200 textile printer

    Agfa is introducing a new 3.2m wide dye sublimation printer, the Avinci CX3200, which can print to transfer papers as well as direct to fabric, and is aimed at the soft signage market. 

  • Epson expands F10000 dye sub range

    Epson has introduced a new large format dye sublimation printer, the SC-F10000H, which is basically the existing 1.9m wide F10000 but with two extra printheads so that it can print six colours.

  • Do-it-yourself Web-to-Print

    Despite the growth of textile printing, there are still very few examples of this sector using web to print software mainly because digital printing is still a very small percentage of the overall textile market and has to fit into the established supply chains.

  • Mimaki announces TS100 textile printer

    Mimaki has announced a new entry-level textile sublimation wide format printer, the TS100-1600, as well as updating its existing Tiger 1800B with two new mark 3 models.