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Inkcups unveils X360: rotary inkjet printer

Global printing industry leader Inkcups announced the release of its latest high-speed rotary inkjet printer, the X360, to the European market following a successful year of operation at commercial production facilities in the US market.

The X360 is the newest addition to the company’s overall direct-to-cylinder product line, which boasts the industry’s premier inkjet printers on a price to performance-basis. Capable of printing on tapered and straight-walled cylinders, this machine features specialized tooling for tilting conical parts to print 360 degrees. Ideal applications include metal and plastic sports bottles, candle holders, glassware, stainless steel tumblers and industrial parts such as oil filters.

The X360 delivers on-demand

Sun Chemical unveils its new range of inks

Sun Chemical has launched a new range of UV/LED-curing sheetfed offset inks for the commercial print market. “SunWave Lumina is designed for “class-leading” performance, fast makeready and stable printing with minimal wash-ups,” said the firm.

Based on Sun’s UV resin system for fast, hard curing under UV-LED and low-energy mercury lamps, the inks are made to meet the ISO 12647 process standard for offset printing.

Marketing manager of energy curing products Jonathan Sexton said: “This is a

Nazdar’s series of digital imaging inks is now available worldwide

Nazdar Ink Technologies announced the introduction of its 204 Series digital imaging Inks. Previewed at FESPA 2019, the new 204 Series inks have been designed specifically for use in Roland TrueVIS SG and VG Series digital printers using Roland TrueVIS ink.

The Nazdar 204 Series inks offer a closely colour-matched and chemically-compatible alternative for Roland TrueVIS SG and VG Series printers using TrueVIS TR inks. With plug-and-play capabilities and consistent high-speed printing

Roland DGA introduces its new dye-sublimation printer

Roland DGA, a provider of wide-format inkjet printers and printer/cutters, had launched Texart RT-640M – a multi-function dye-sublimation printer that allows users to print directly onto coated polyester fabrics, or to sublimation transfer paper, using the same specially-formulated Texart SBL3 sublimation inks.

Texart RT-640M simplifies dye-sublimation production for soft-signage with its direct-to-textile print option, while maintaining the versatility of printing to transfer paper for creating

FiberForce, Pantone enter into a partnership for 3D printing

Pantone entered into an agreement with FiberForce Italy to bring Pantone colours into the world of 3D printing.

There are lots of reasons companies want 3D printed items in their corporate colours and for those colours to be portrayed accurately. With some systems, white materials are used, which then can be painted. But this can be an expensive and time-consuming process. What if the items could be printed in the actual target colours?

This partnership between Pantone and FiberForce sets the