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What are the best inkjet inks for textile printing?
Textile applications are a key sector in the digital printing industry. Then, why is it so difficult to find the right technology? Sonja Angerer offers a beginner´s guide to textile printing.
Packaging inks support Covid-19 fightback
Coding, marking and printing technologies specialist Domino Printing Sciences has announced details of a new development, whereby an ink initially created for use in food packaging work has also been established as a tool in the fight against Covid-19.
Digital Printers adapt to the New Normal
Due to the ongoing pandemic the print industry has not been able to showcase their innovations at trade shows and exhibitions. The latest digital printing innovations from EFI, HP, Mimaki and Mutoh are fine-tuned for the current situation.
Analysing the latest developments in inkjet print
While some businesses may have been forced to stand still in 2020, work in the inkjet print sector continued on exciting new developments. Rob Fletcher takes a look at what is new in this sector.
OEM vs. Third-Party – which wide-format ink is right for you?
Diving into a debate that has raged on for many years, FESPA.com takes a look at the key differences between original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and third-party wide-format inks.
FESPA postpones 2021 Global Print Expo in Amsterdam to October 2021
FESPA has postponed its 2021 Global Print Expo and the co-located European Sign Expo from March until October 2021, while remaining at the same venue, the RAI exhibition centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
How to achieve unlimited special effects with water-based inks
Beppe Quaglia, CEO of Virus Inks, talks about how water-based inks are a match for plastisol or silicone.
Exhibitor community lines up for FESPA Global Print Expo 2021 in Amsterdam
FESPA Global Print Expo and European Sign Expo 2021 (9-12 March 2021, RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands) are attracting a growing line-up of exhibitors, all enthusiastic to engage with customers and prospects face-to-face after a year reliant on digital platforms to communicate and share product news.
Inks for textile printing
Nessan Cleary discusses the numerous types of textiles, from natural materials to synthetics, all of which require different types of inks and treatment.
How to make the switch from plastisol to water-based inks
It’s now easier than ever for printers to introduce environmentally friendly inks into their usual processes, and gain an edge over competitors.
CottonBee, a print on demand success story driving sustainable production on demand
As the Textile Industry shifts further towards a sustainable future the growth of print on demand is accelerating at an unprecedented pace. Digital technologies have democratized the print space – enabling an explosion of entrepreneurial growth within the marketplace. In our most recent interview, Michał Laskowski
Realising the value of going green
With a rising amount of printers moving to a more environmentally friendly way of working, FESPA.com looks at some of the major benefits of going green and how these can help businesses improve.
Inkjet industry remains resilient during COVID-19
Stephen Buchanan, Business Development Manager at Kao Collins discusses the resilience of the inkjet industry during COVID-19.
Koenig & Bauer Durst to begin beta testing for VariJET 106
Koenig & Bauer Durst is to commence beta testing of its new VariJET 106 this autumn, with plans to make the single-pass digital printing press commercially available from the middle of next year.
Simon Daplyn of Sensient Technologies (now Sun Chemical a member of the DIC Group)
Simon Daplyn is the Global head of marketing for Sensient Technologies (now Sun Chemical a member of the DIC Group). With a PHD in Digital Textiles, Simons experience and knowledge of the Digital Textile industry spans the sectors development. In today’s podcast we discuss a wide range of topics from the crucial benefits of Digital printing, to ink formulation, sustainable chemistry, market applications and various printing techniques.
Sustainable Certification for The Digital Textile Printing Supply Chain Chapter 3: Inks and Chemical
“When it comes to Textile Inks and Chemicals, there is a substantial framework enforcing and verifying sustainability and safety within production and usage within the sector”
Epson eyes wide-reaching appeal with new large-format plotter
Digital printing giant Epson has announced the launch of the new SureColor SC-T2100, the smallest large-format printer in its range of T-.series plotters that it believes will appeal to a wide range of businesses
FESPA Global Print Expo 2020 set to bring colour to life with the latest screen and digital printing
The international specialist print community is due to descend on Madrid this spring for FESPA Global Print Expo 2020 (IFEMA – Feria de Madrid, 24 – 27 March 2020), Europe’s largest exhibition for screen and digital wide format printing, textile printing and sign making.
HP Indigo inks are compostable
HP Indigo has long been criticised for the tenacity of its inks when it comes to deinking printed matter for recycling. It’s a controversial discussion guaranteed to raise passions, but there are alternatives to deinking digital prints for recycling. One alternative that is gaining attention is composting.