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The Fabric (Printing) of Our Lives

Technically, just about any inkjet printer can be used to print on fabric, although the results will vary. A solvent or eco-solvent printer can print on fabric, but requires a coating for the ink to adhere. This coating adversely affects what is known as ...

03/01/17

Flexographic Printing Inks Market to hit $11 Billion by 2024: Global Market Insights Inc.

The report "Flexographic Printing Inks Market Size By Product (Water-based, Solvent-based, UV-cured), By Application (Flexible Packaging, Corrugated Containers, Folding Cartons, Tags & Labels), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada ...

02/28/17

Mohawk Expands Wide Format Inkjet Portfolio with New Line of Printable Textiles and Canvas, Engineered by Aurora

envelopes and specialty substrates for commercial and digital printing, announces the expansion of its wide format inkjet portfolio with the launch of a new line of Mohawk Printable Textiles and Canvas, Engineered by Aurora, for the latex, UV, and Solvent ...

02/28/17

Bioinspired 3D-printing tech makes for strong-but-light structures - New Atlas

Natural materials such as wood and bone owe their high strength-to-weight ratio not just to the materials from which they're made, but to the way in which those materials are structured within them. Those particles are next mixed with a solvent (ethylene glycol) to form an ink, which is then aerosolized to form a mist made up of individual droplets.

Source: newatlas.com

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Starleaton adds eco-solvent printer to arsenal - ProPrint


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Starleaton adds eco-solvent printer to arsenal
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Printer supplier Starleaton has added the OKI ColorPainter range to its assortment of printers, this move comes after acquiring DES. According to Starleaton the ColorPainter M-64s is the fastest 64” eco-solvent printer in the world. It uses OKI SX inks ...

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Dramatic improvement in surface finishing of 3-D printing - Science Daily


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Dramatic improvement in surface finishing of 3-D printing
Science Daily
The Waseda researchers developed and tested a method called 3D Chemical Melting Finishing (3D-CMF), which uses a tool like a felt-tip pen to selectively apply solvent to certain parts of the printed piece which require smoothing. The new 3D-CMF method ...
Scientists develop new surface finishing for 3D-printingUPI.com

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Worldwide Large Format Printer Shipments Up Narrowly in Q4 2016 - The FINANCIAL


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Worldwide Large Format Printer Shipments Up Narrowly in Q4 2016
The FINANCIAL
The interest in dye-sublimation solutions continues: the IDC Tracker shows 13% year-over-year growth in dye-sublimation inkjet printer shipments. Eco-solvent inkjet printer shipments grew 8.5% year over year in 2016. The resilience of eco-solvent ...

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Dramatic improvement in 3D printing for home use - 3D Printing Progress


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Dramatic improvement in 3D printing for home use
3D Printing Progress
The new 3D-CMF method has major advantages over previous methods: removing less material to create less waste and achieve more accurate shaping; and using less solvent for better safety and lower cost. In addition, pen tips can be changed to further ...

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Océ Colorado is Canon's first UVgel wide-format printer - printweek.com


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Océ Colorado is Canon's first UVgel wide-format printer
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Canon said the technology cuts ink consumption by up to 40% compared with eco-solvent and latex printing. The Colorado's dual-roll configuration enables the user to switch between two types and sizes of media on the fly. It also employs an optical ...
Océ Colorado roll-to-roll printer to debut at FESPA 2017Graphic Repro
Canon Europe announces Océ Colorado 1640IT-Online

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