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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Memjet announces DuraFlex printhead

9th September 2019

Memjet has released a brand new printhead, the DuraFlex, which is based on some of the technology used in its top of the range DuraLink printheads, but with four colour channels in a single printhead. As with the DuraLink heads, it takes aqueous pigment inks but the head itself has four channels for CMYK, whereas the DuraLink heads just have a single channel each. 

Memjet has developed new DuraFlex printheads with four colour channels and available in both A3 and A4 sizes.
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Xaar printhead used for personalized medicines

30th April 2019

Added Scientific, a research company based in Nottingham, UK, has used Xaar’s 1201 printhead in a study to test the suitability of inkjet printing in the manufacture of personalised pharmaceutical pills, where dosages could be tailored to individuals on an industrial scale.

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Meteor launches printhead waveform service

Meteor Inkjet, which mainly develops electronics and software to drive industrial inkjet printheads, has now announced a new collection of services for ink characterisation, print reliability analysis and printhead waveform development and optimisation.

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Ricoh announces new industrial printheads

4th March 2019

Ricoh has announced a new MH5320 series of printheads, which is aimed at industrial applications, including wide format graphics and textile printing.

This Ricoh MH5320 is a greyscale printhead capable of producing drops from 5 to 15 pico litres.
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