Pigment will exhibit PPS Innovations, DTG products at FESPA in Germany

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Pigment will be exhibiting its range of DTG/DTF hybrid direct-to-garment printers and ancillary equipment through its DTG Digital and PPS Innovations brands at FESPA from May 31, 2022. Distributors and attendees can visit the Pigment stand number 27-B30 for demonstrations and product information at FESPA in Germany.

Following the successful launch of the Q Hybrid Series DTG/DTF printers, Pigment.Inc will also preview its latest innovation – the Q1•T Series Direct to Film Transfer Printer – a dedicated roll-to-roll transfer system of industrial quality for mass production of transfers for the clothing sector and product decoration. Also on display at the event will be PPS Innovations ancillary equipment for textile pre- and post-production, including the recently launched DTF kit, T-Fold and Pre-T machine, the show organizer said in a statement. Press release.

Pigment will be exhibiting its range of DTG/DTF hybrid direct-to-garment printers and ancillary equipment through its DTG Digital and PPS Innovations brands at FESPA from May 31, 2022. Distributors and attendees can visit the Pigment stand number 27-B30 for demonstrations and product information at FESPA in Germany.

“Impression Technology Australia and Pigment Europe have worked tirelessly to develop and deliver to the industry what we believe to be truly innovative equipment choices for the garment decoration sector. We work closely with our global distributors to understand what the end user is looking for in terms of equipment performance. Garment decoration companies are looking to improve production processes while tackling a wider range of printing applications to expand their printing services and with easy-to-use printing systems, delivering speed production and easy to maintain, Steve Richardson, CEO of Pigment.Inc mentioned.

“The Q1 and Q2 Hybrid Series printers are designed to meet this demand with truly versatile DTG and DTF printing capabilities built into an industrial build quality that delivers print speed, low maintenance and true printing versatility. printing from a single print device. The hybrid Q1 and Q2 series allow users to decorate natural and synthetic materials including t-shirts, sportswear, caps, bags, leather goods and substrates that in the past could not only be decorated with direct DTG printing. The Hybrid Q Series can print both DTG and DTF at the flick of a switch. The Hybrid Q-Series DTG/DTF printers will impress and exceed the demands of even the most seasoned professional apparel decorators and we are excited to showcase our apparel printing solutions at the upcoming FESPA event in Berlin. Our prototype Q1•T series dedicated roll-to-roll DTF transfer printer will also be on display. The Q1•T Series is designed for 24/7 operation and is perfect for any apparel decorator looking to expand and simplify the entire transfer printing process,” explained Richardson.

The Q Series Hybrid is available in two models, the Q1 and Q2. A first of its kind, the Hybrid Q DTG/DTF Series integrates transfer printing using proprietary reverse firmware creating a true hybrid industrial process where seamless direct and transfer prints are produced on a single platform. ‘impression. The Q1 is capable of producing up to 50 dark garments per hour and up to 75 light garments. The Q2 model can produce up to 100 dark garments per hour in production mode and up to 150 light shirts. Both models are designed for industrial level printing on t-shirts, apparel, sportswear, outerwear and other fabric products. Hybrid Q Series printers provide the apparel decoration industry with the efficiency, versatility and flexibility to instantly increase production.

A DTF roll-to-roll transfer printing system for indirect fabric decoration. It prints transfers onto rolls of translucent PET film before passing through an in-line powder glue station and curing unit. The in-line system prints, cures and cures the ink and glue layer ready for thermal transfer application onto a wide range of natural and synthetic fabric types including cottons, polyesters, poly-cotton blends, tri-blends, spandex and nylon. The Q1•T Series Printer simplifies the transfer printing process while simultaneously increasing production capacity and application versatility x 1080mm (H) x 1610 (W)mm – unassembled and goes through a door standard.

The DTF Kit has been developed to allow existing DTG users of Epson, Brother and most other brand name printers using textile pigment ink chemistry to print DTF transfers on their existing DTG printer setup. A distinct advantage of indirect transfer printing is the ability to decorate synthetic fabrics, including sports and outdoor apparel, and the ability to embellish difficult surfaces like caps and bags which may have curves. and flaps, making them impractical for direct printing. The DTF kit consists of a modular temperature-controlled tray to reduce ink bleed when printing the film, printable transfer sheets, TPU powder glue for application via a stirrer, and a PPS melter box to cure both the ink layer and the powder glue ready for heat transfer. on the clothes. The temperature-controlled platen stabilizes the ink during printing, reducing color bleeding on the film, which in turn improves image and transfer quality. The TPU powder glue is optimized to reduce static electricity on the printable film, ensuring precise adhesion of glue to ink and flexibility in types of fabrics for transfer decoration. The PPS Melt Cure box is a timer-controlled, temperature-adjustable unit that cures printed film and glue prior to pressing. DTG users can also benefit from Kodak’s optional DTF specific ink set.

The T-Fold is a fully electric assisted t-shirt folding and bagging machine designed for the DTG industry and automates the folding of t-shirts and garments. T-folding takes four seconds to fold and present the shirt ready for bagging, which equates to 350 to 550 folders per hour with one operator, depending on the selected folding cycle. Being fully electric, the T-Fold can be operated from a standard wall outlet without the need for compressed air. The T-Fold is portable yet built to industrial-grade specifications.

The Pre-T is designed for efficient and safe pre-processing of small and large volumes of garments before digital printing. The design of the new PRE-T machine had today’s DTG operators in mind and is designed to meet the heavy duty equipment needs of garment decorating businesses. The PRE-T is constructed of metal and coated with an ACF-50 anti-corrosion film for longevity. A unique spray nozzle system provides precision surface coating without clogging. The PRE-T is simple to clean and maintain with an integrated semi-automatic cleaning function. The unit fully encapsulates the shirt during pre-treatment and leaves no pre-treatment fogging in the print room for the benefit of operator safety. Users set the amount of pre-treatment needed, load the garment into the device, and it’s ready to go.

Fibre2Fashion (RR) News Desk

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