The new Artistri P5500 water-based inks from DuPont for DTG


Ink manufacturer DuPont – distributed in Australia by Impression Technology – introduced the newest series of its pigment ink portfolio, DuPont Artistri Brite P5500, at the Impressions Expo printwear show in Long Beach, California.

“Artistri P5500 ink is specifically designed for DTG (direct-to-garment) printers, decorators and fulfillment houses who wish to transition or expand their digital printing operations and are looking to achieve high quality, long lasting prints through a reliable and cost-effective printing process,” said DuPont.

“Artistri P5590 white ink adds longer shelf life to its customer-appreciated coverage efficiency and expandability. The high-volume, water-based ink set is designed to work in printers with low-viscosity piezo printheads and is suitable for all direct-to-garment applications, including DTF (Direct to Film).

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‘Exceptional compatibility
with our new printheads’:
Steve Richardson, Managing Director
Printing technology

Stephen Richardson, Managing Director of Sydney-based DGT technology manufacturer, Impression Technology, said: “The test results clearly show the advantage of DuPont Artistri P5500 inks in terms of drying time, color gamut and color fastness. shorter washes.

“In particular, the exceptional compatibility of these inks with our new printheads raises our expectations for use in various DTG digital textile printing products that will be introduced in the near future.”

With the DuPont Artistri P5500 ink set, printers will be able to match their ink usage to the application without compromising color, fastness and repeatability, the company said.

Eric Beyeler, Global Marketing Manager, DuPont Artistri Digital Inks: “We are excited to deliver a complete solution that delivers industry-leading print performance in all areas that contribute to our customers’ success: brilliant, long-lasting colors with less ink and reduced drying times. for the fuser and press while delivering print consistency and reliability to help reduce operating and maintenance costs.

Brilliant colors: gamut volume > 175,000
White coverage: L*>92
Longer shelf life due to better redispersibility
Wash fastness of dark shirts (after 5 washes at 45°C) for press and oven drying > 4 (scale 0-5)

Artistri Brite P5500 inks are now available. To learn more, visit

Printing Technology Pty/Ltd
2/1 Skyline Place, French Forest NSW 2086


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