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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GIS develops drivers for Dimatix heads

28th February 2019

Global Inkjet Systems, or GIS, which mainly develops drive electronics for various printheads, has developed a new solution that’s capable of driving a wide range of Fujifilm Dimatix printheads, including the latest high-performance Starfire SG600.

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Konica Minolta buys Panasonic printhead business

15th June 2018

Konica Minolta has acquired the facility and engineering assets from Panasonic Precision Devices of its industrial inkjet head business. Konica Minolta’s stated aim is to strengthen its own inkjet head business, including its R&D and production. Continue reading “Konica Minolta buys Panasonic printhead business”

Xaar’s dual approach to 3D printing

27th March 2018

Last week Xaar released its 2017 figures which show a slight rise in both revenue and gross profit, which indicates that the company is seeing some benefit from its strategy of increased diversification. That diversification includes a move into 3D printing and, as it happens, I dropped by Xaar’s 3D facility in Nottingham last month for an update on how far Xaar has got with this.

3D printed samples at Xaar.

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