Agfa to demonstrate aqueous ink industrial print

4th October 2019

Agfa has worked with the Dutch company Unilin to develop water-based inkjet solutions for manufacturing laminate flooring and furniture, which it will demonstrate at next month’s InPrint show in Munich, Germany.

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Canon updates ImagePrograf Pro LFPs

3rd October 2019

Canon has announced five new large format printers, though these are really just modest updates to the existing ImagePrograf Pro models. Strangely, Canon forgot to mention the names or any other useful information about these printers in its press release, which just for the record, are the 24ins Pro 2100, 44ins 4100 and 60ins 6100 – all with 12 colours – plus the eight-colour Pro 4100S and 6100S, respectively 44ins and 60ins wide. 

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Xaar losses lead to thin film exit

30th September 2019

Xaar has published its interim results for the first half of this year, with even more red than most of my old school reports, and which has prompted the company to give up on its thin film piezo printheads. 

Xaar’s 5601 is a thin film silicon MEMs printhead suitable for aqueous applications.
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