Tag: Inkjet printheads

  • Memjet announces DuraBolt

    Memjet announces DuraBolt

    Memjet has introduced its latest product line, DuraBolt, a new range of turnkey solutions for OEMs looking to build their own single pass inkjet printer. So far Memjet has announced two models: the four-colour DuraBolt 325C; and the wide web monochrome DuraBolt PrintBar. 

  • Quantica develops high viscosity printhead

    Recently I have come across an interesting company called Quantica, which operates in the 3D printing market but has taken a unique approach by developing its own inkjet printhead, as well as a printer, whilst concentrating on niche applications.

  • Durst chooses Ricoh printheads

    Durst has signed a €50 million deal to work with printheads from Ricoh. Durst already uses Ricoh Gen 5 printheads in its Alpha textile printing systems as well as the Durst P5 series of large format printers.

  • Epson to launch T-series printheads

    Epson has announced a new T-series of printheads that use its PrecisionCore thin film piezo technology and are aimed primarily at the wide format sign market.

  • Meteor drives Ricoh TH5241 printhead

    Meteor Inkjet has developed drive electronics and software to support Ricoh’s TH5241 printhead. I talked with Jonathan Wilson, Meteor’s sales director, who explains what that support means for the main target markets. 

  • Simply Inkjet develops mono inkjet module

    Simply Inkjet has developed a new mono imprinting solution, the Sigra 1000M, based around Memjet DuraLink printheads. It is designed mainly for use in the direct mail, packaging, book printing and transactional printing markets.

  • Kyocera announces new recirculating printhead

    Kyocera has formally announced its KJ4B-EX 1200 printhead, the latest in its second generation heads, and which builds on the KJ4B-EX 600 that was released in April 2020.

  • Fujifilm launches Samba G5L printhead

    Fujifilm Dimatix has announced the latest addition to its range of Samba printheads, with the new Samba G5L. This is a variation on the existing G3L, and is also aimed at single pass printing with Fujifilm planning to target different applications with each of the two heads.

  • A light from the shadows

    Last week I wrote about Xaar’s recent history with thin film printheads, but for this second instalment Xaar’s CEO, John Mills, explains his plans to concentrate on the company’s core bulk piezo technology. 

  • The shadow of a dream

    A few weeks ago I caught up with John Mills, CEO of Xaar, for a video call to discuss where Xaar is now, how it got there, and where the company is headed. This is the first of three stories that have resulted from that interview.

  • Memjet CEO Len Lauer passes away

    Len Lauer, CEO of Memjet, has died suddenly at his home in La Jolla, California at the age of 62.  Lauer was named the CEO of Memjet in 2010 and assumed the role of Chairman in 2012.

  • Epson, printheads and partnerships

    A few weeks ago, whilst in Japan, I met with Minoru Usui, president and CEO of Epson, who has largely been responsible for overseeing the development of the company’s thin film micro piezo printheads, including the latest generation PrecisionCore heads.