Hollanders to debut double-side textile printer at FESPA Digital
At this year’s FESPA Digital show, Hollanders will unveil the ColorBooster DS, a double-sided 3.2m-wide textile printer capable to print with a precision of 0.07 mm.
“A 100% double-sided print is not common at all nowadays and we have succeeded in developing it,” said CEO Jacco Aartsen Tuijn.
“Tested at four very different customer sites, on a range of polyester materials, we are not only opening the market for double-sided signage but also for double-sided home decoration and fashion.”
CTO Peter Hollanders added: “With dedicated ink amounts and profiling we succeed in having exactly the same colour on the front and back.”
According to Hollanders, high quality coloured wovens can be printed/fixed in one step as with double-sided soft signage. It said these high quality, double-sided coloured fabrics are now achievable at much lower production costs and will be therefore made available for a much wider consumer group, extending creative possibilities.
Considering eco-awareness is an upward trend in the industry, direct printing with water-based inks is Hollanders’ focus. The company also said that due to the printhead shower, which requires less purging, resources will decreased, and that energy savings are realised via built-in climate control.
For businesses wanting to employ greener working practices and a greater eco awareness, all of the machines from Hollanders are designed and manufactured with environmental principles in mind. That all these features will have also a positive effect on a consistent and reproducible print is obvious.
In this respect the single sided ColorBooster 320, also first shown at FESPA 2015, will set new standard in robust printing. Having all the environmental advantages of the ColorBooster DS it is designed to offer users flexible modularity that can be upgraded in the field as and when needed.
New at this year’s show will be the possibility to upgrade, in the field, to a stacked head configuration and a speed of 120 sqm/h.
Supplied with customer changeable Ricoh Gen5 heads, the CB 320 will be delivered with water based direct (high energy) disperse dyes typically very suitable for direct printing because of the high light fastness and production stability during fixation without bleeding or a halo. With a maximum roll weight of 250 kg the CB 320 is particularly suitable for the mentioned overnight printing.
With integrated fixation unit, the new ColorBooster DS can be configured to suit the needs of every customer.
Come and see new Hollanders Color Booster DS textile printer in action and pick up some samples during the big show, from 8-11 March at Rai Amsterdam.
To register to attend FESPA Digital 2016, visit the official website and use the promo code ADOZ0104 for FREE entry. Your ticket will include access to FESPA Digital, European Sign Expo, FESPA Textile and Printeriors 2016. Online registration will close on the 7th of March and tickets on the door will be charged at €40.
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