Latest Digital Printing Technology at ShanghaiTex 2017

Latest Digital Printing Technology at ShanghaiTex 2017

The upcoming Textile fair, ShanghaiTex 2017 will showcase new digital printing technology and applications under the ‘customisation’ trend, bringing its great development potential towards industry 4.0, to be held during November 27-30, 2017 in Pudong. The aim will be on short production cycle, low-volume and on-demand production in the special Digital Printing Machinery Zone.

The Digital Printing Machinery Zone will expand to cover three halls at ShanghaiTex 2017, and renowned exhibitors will be participating such as Zimmer, Mimaki, Konica Minolta, Durst, Epson, MS Specialty, EFI Reggiani, Toshin, Meijia, SPG Prints, Fujifilm, Atexco and Human Digital etc.

Shanghai Mimaki Trading will introduce its Belt-Type Direct-to-Textile Inkjet Printer “Tiger-1800B”, which features 16 printheads, a maximum print speed at 385 square metres per hour, and a flexible droplet print mode selection. It also comes with a high-performance software RIP “TxLink3 Standard”, which offers powerful colour replacement functions to represent desired colours.

Epson (China) will showcase its large format printer Epson SureColor F7280. The use of Epson’s latest dye-sublimation ink technology – Epson UltraChrome DS with High Density Black also offers a low total cost of ownership.

Advancement of technology has led to the applications of digital printing which have extended and are no longer limited to fashion and garment. Digital prints are also found in shoe upper design, luggage, home textiles, car interiors and accessories, etc. During the show period, the organiser will host a seminar The Latest Digital Printing Trends, where experts will cover the wide applications of digital printing, and discuss hot topics regarding customization and sustainable solutions. The organiser will also collaborate with Intech Digital Technology for onsite display and activity, where visitors will be able to learn more about the use of digital printing on denim.

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