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November 17, 2022

Xaar Announces Aquinox Printhead

The new Aquinox printhead, capable of handling water-based fluids, fills a major gap in Xaar’s portfolio and will help it expand into new markets.
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September 21, 2022

Five Questions to Ask When Buying Inkjet Heads

Looking at you DIY’ers! When you are building an inkjet system, why reinvent the wheel? Do a self-assessment to understand where your expertise is highest and where you need more help. Then begin to work through these questions to begin your project from the best base.


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June 22, 2022

Inkjet is Primed for Print Success

Priming is all about asserting control over the ink and trying to limit the disadvantages that result from low viscosity inkjet inks. As a result, primers are developed for each application type and it is often also critical to getting the right application performance, especially adhesion.
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May 3, 2022

Rethink Those Major Initiatives

Next up in our Growth and Innovation series, Dan Adams says we should rethink our major initiatives and the focus of our efforts.
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April 28, 2022

Ceramic Printing – Single Pass Additive Manufacturing

More about the fascinating process that is evolving from a hybrid analog/digital workflow into a highly digitised manufacturing with more similarities to 3D printing techniques like binder jetting but done in true single-pass.
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March 24, 2022

Inkjet at InPrint 2022

InPrint is where potential customers learn about inkjet and whether or not it could work for them, and vendors network with each other and look for partnerships and projects to collaborate on. It was a vibrant event despite being smaller than in years past.
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March 16, 2022

Olá from Expo Revestir with Ceramics and Inkjet in Attendance

Last week, the Expo Revestir, covering ceramics, porcelain, and tiles industry, was held in São Paulo, Brazil. Industrial inkjet expert, Guilherme Poggianelli was there to report on this important exhibition and send us some great pictures.
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March 10, 2022

Protecting and Augmenting Inkjet Prints

In this technical article we look at some of the chemistry benefits & challenges associated to overcoating inkjet to expand the end-use performance of inkjet products.
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March 8, 2022

February Inkjet Installation Roundup

Overall, 24 presses at 12 sites including five in the US, two in Germany and one each in Brazil, France, Netherlands, Sweden and UK.
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February 24, 2022

Heliosonic: Inkjet Without Nozzles

Heliosonic proposes an inkjet process without nozzles in which a laser induces the jetting of drops. The advantage is that all kinds of inks can be used, from standard offset inks to specialty, functional inks.
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February 17, 2022

Si-MEMS Heads – What is the Fuss About?

In this article we explain a little more about why we hear so much about this buzz-phrase with reference to latest print head technology and try and explain a little print head manufacturing jargon along the way.
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February 16, 2022

Kodak Introduces KODACOLOR Ink for Film-to-Fabric Printing

Film-to-Fabric, also known as Direct-to-Film or DTF, is an emerging technology that is seeing rapid adoption, particularly among custom t-shirt decorators. Read on to learn about KODACOLOR, new ink system for Film-to-Fabric (DTF) printing projects from Eastman Kodak and how garment decorators can take advantage of this system to grow their businesses.
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February 2, 2022

Color22 Provides New Insights and Valuable Information

Mike Todryk offers an insightful rundown of PRINTINGUnited’s Color22.
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January 20, 2022

Europe: Looking Back at 2021 and Forward to 2022

2021 was not quite what we expected, with paper shortages, transport issues, and cost increases disrupting the industry. Ralf Schlözer offers some lessons learned by the European printing industry and how to take advantage of them as we move into 2022.
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January 19, 2022

What Makes an Inkjet Ink Sustainable?

Sustainability is getting more focus, but the print industry has yet to agree on a definition. So what makes an inkjet ink sustainable? This article looks at the different parameters to be considered. Perhaps sustainability goes beyond the ink itself…
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January 13, 2022

Inkjet for Decorative Surfaces

The amazing thing about inkjet is the number of applications inkjet has managed to penetrate by offering short runs that generate freedom of design.
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January 6, 2022

Going Green with Plant-Based Ink from Ricoh

Ricoh launched a plant-based ink, promising strong environmental benefits. The ink is available for integrators in packaging print and other markets.
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November 22, 2021

Russia’s Diverse Digital Textile Printing Market

The Russian Textile market is thriving despite some dips in volume due to COVID. Learn about the market leaders in different market segments and press sizes.
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November 17, 2021

Printing On Glass: The View of the Future Is Bright with Inkjet Technologies

Over the years, many different methods have been used to decorate glass including painting, silk screen, sandblasting, etching, and decals and cling films—and of late inkjet technology has been increasingly used. David Zwang surveys the current state of direct-to-glass printing.
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November 11, 2021

Sustainability and Textile Printing: Driving to a More Sustainable Business Model

Increased scrutiny on sustainability throughout the textile supply chain has the potential to increase demand for digital textile printing. Read on for our analysis of the situation.

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