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Ricoh introduces new industrial printheads

Ricoh announced the launch of two new industrial inkjet printheads: the  MH5421F and the  MH5421MF. Ricoh will start taking orders for both of these printheads from June 2017.
The Ricoh MH5421MF and MH5421F printheads were designed for both low viscosity (6 mPas) and medium viscosity fluids (11 mPas) respectively.
This structure enables continuous ink flow directly behind the nozzle, reducing the risk of jetting failure caused by either clogged ink or entrapped air bubbles, announced Ricoh.
In the industrial printing market for textiles, labels, packaging and ceramics tiles, there is an increasing need to meet a wide variety of customer needs such as smaller lot sizes and shorter delivery times. This requires the rapid digitisation of

J-Teck3 unveil pigment inks

J-Teck3 announced the launch of a new series of digital textile pigment inks for Epson and Kyocera Print heads at Fespa 2017.
“The event is the perfect occasion to present our newly developed J-Tex Pigment Textile series” says Italo Mariani, sales director of J-Teck3 Brand “we have been working on this project for a long time and we are now proud to launch two product lines, one for Epson and one for Kyocera printhead technology, which complete our range of quality products for the digital

Canon has launched ProStream continuous inkjet press

Canon has launched its next-generation continuous inkjet press, the Océ ProStream, which it claims delivers offset quality at speeds of up to 80m/min.
Canon vice-president of strategy and alliances Crit Driessen said: “This is the latest addition to our portfolio of continuous-feed and sheetfed devices, with a very high print quality as required and very high media capabilities.
“It is the highest possible print quality in continuous-feed presses, with a high level of media versatility and a new

OKI unveils the next-generation white toner graphic arts printer

OKI Europe Ltd unveils the next-generation white toner graphic arts printer, full of commercial potential and specifically designed to enable a rapid response to today’s changing market demands, at their stand at Fespa 2017.
“The Pro8432WT is designed to fit any print shop or design studio where space is at a premium, as a fast-turnaround, short run alternative to silk screen and other decorative methods. Thanks to its fast and easy set-up, it also provides an accelerated route to new revenue

Mimaki upgrades hybrid printer for flexible textile printing

Mimaki has announced that its Tx300P-1800 and Tx300P-1800B direct-to-textile printers have been updated to simultaneously load both textile pigment and sublimation dye inks. This enables the use of a single printer to print directly on a wide range of textiles without the need to change out ink systems.
“Recently, in the textile and apparel markets, quick deliveries and short, customised production are becoming increasingly important. This new system is specifically designed to address this need

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  • Exhibtion

    The first ever 3D printing conference cum exhibition ‘3D Print UAE’ took place on 17th and 18th August 2015 at Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE which attracted a number of like-minded 3D Printing professionals from over 40 nations.

    3D Print UAE exhibition cum conference is a concept aimed at providing a broad scale platform for the manufacturing sector and consumer world across the ME region. 

    3D Print UAE gave an opportunity for the additive manufacturing experts from across the globe to converge on this regional platform to showcase their solutions, analyze the benefits and discuss the opportunities in the Middle East. It also provided the opportunity for a listen- in to first-hand experience from industry leaders, connect solutions for overcoming challenges in the field, and enhance the brand and  business portfolio. 

     Steffan Ritt, VP-head of global marketing and communications, SLM Solutions Group commented:  “Since, this is the first kind of event in this region, it has attracted less number of visitors. However, the visitors and participants were more positive. Overall, the show went fairly well for us but we would have been happier if the organizers promoted the event well in advance.”  SLM Solutions were one among the gold sponsors of the event.

    Most of visitors commented that these kinds of exhibitions and conference should be encouraged to create more awareness about the 3D printing in this region.