Category: Industrial and 3D printing

  • Toshiba Tec to show new printheads

    Toshiba Tec to show new printheads

    Toshiba Tec, which is better known as TTec, is to launch two new piezo inkjet printheads, the CF6/R, which is an evolution of the existing CF3/R, and a brand new design, the CX1…

  • Hybrid releases AM software beta

    Hybrid releases AM software beta

    AMIS, which is part of Hybrid Software, has just released a public beta of its AMIS Pro v1 software for additive manufacturing. This is a production workflow program that’s targeted at companies that are actively building a 3D printer and looking for help with the software. 

  • Digital Textiles in India

    Digital Textiles in India

    One of the most striking things about visiting India is just how colourful everything is, from shopfronts and market stalls through to the clothes that people wear out and about.

  • Brother shows powderless DtF

    Brother shows powderless DtF

    Brother has shown off a prototype of a new approach to DtF that takes a completely different approach to just about every other DtF solution.

  • Ricoh offers ValveJet heads

    Ricoh offers ValveJet heads

    Ricoh has highlighted its ValveJet printheads at the Fespa show, with the announcement that these are now being offered to OEM customers for a variety of industrial applications.

  • New Kyocera KJ4B printhead

    New Kyocera KJ4B printhead

    Kyocera has announced a new printhead, the KJ4B-EX1200-RC, which has been designed for use with aqueous inks, and is targeted at commercial, packaging and textile printing applications.

  • Revisiting the Samba printhead

    Revisiting the Samba printhead

    It’s been 10 years since Fujifilm first offered the Samba printhead to other OEMs and it’s remained a market leader throughout that time so it’s worth taking a deeper dive into the technologies behind this head.

  • Inside Fujifilm’s bet on MEMs  

    Inside Fujifilm’s bet on MEMs  

    Over the last couple of years Fujifilm has been quietly upgrading the Dimatix manufacturing plant in Santa Clara, California, which is home to the Samba printhead. So I went to have a look at the factory, to get a better understanding of how the MEMs manufacturing process works, and what this means for the resulting…

  • Quantica partners with ImageXpert

    Quantica partners with ImageXpert

    Quantica, a start-up that has developed its own printhead, and ImageXpert, which provides printhead analytics, have agreed a strategic partnership around high viscosity inkjet printing for printing both 2D and 3D materials that the two companies claim will help transform traditional analog manufacturing processes into digital.

  • HP launches 108 TIJ solution

    HP launches 108 TIJ solution

    HP has officially announced its 108mm Thermal Inkjet Bulk Printing Solution, which I have previously covered when it was shown as a prototype at last year’s Interpack show.

  • Epson and DBJ invest in 3DEO

    Epson and DBJ invest in 3DEO

    Epson, together with the Development Bank of Japan or DBJ, has invested in an American startup company, 3DEO, which specialises in a hybrid additive manufacturing services for producing metal parts and primarily caters to the aerospace, medical, semiconductor and industrial markets.

  • Epson builds new printhead factory

    Epson builds new printhead factory

    Epson has built a new factory to increase production capacity of its MicroTFP (Thin Film Piezo) inkjet printheads. The new factory, which cost ¥3.5 billion, roughly £19.4 million, sits alongside Epson’s existing Akita facility in Japan.