April '17

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2 0 1 7 A P R I L P R I N T W E A R || 79 PRINTER WITH SOFTWARE AND WARRANTY Melco provides the Epson SC-F2000. It uses a clean and simple ink cartridge system that allows users to print on either dark or light shirts with accurate colors and the highest-quality prints possible. Washability is excellent, since the inks are specially formulated for textile printing. Garment Creator software is in- cluded, and the machine is backed by a 1-year limited warranty. The company can do one-offs and short-run orders in-house. Epson F2000 is reportedly easy to learn and use. Melco also offers financing options, training and support. Visit: Call: 800-799-8313 LEATHER PRINTER Azon's DTS Grande is a direct-to-substrate inkjet printer designed for leather printing. This printer can produce full-color prints on any surface quickly and at a low cost. Azon Grande can meet high- volume printing requirements with its printable surface of 600 X 800 mm and 1,440 dpi resolution and wide color range. Infra-red lamps preheat the printing surface to expand the pores of the ma- terial surface and enables high-quality dye-ink to be absorbed into its pores. DTS Grande is capable of printing on any type of leather including animal leather, vinyl, artificial leather, suede, and even on exotic skins such as python, alligator, snake, ostrich etc. Visit: Call: 385-1-461-8003 FAST-SPEED PRINTER M&R Companies offers the M-Link X. It works fast, the company says, printing white shirts in 30 to 45 seconds and dark shirts in less than a minute. M&R's i- Color RIP quickly converts digital art files into printed images with sharp text and line art and with crisp blending and photographic transitions. Popular print modes include single-pass mode, white, color one-pass mode, black one-pass mode, and highlight mode. Operators can use the built-in ink calculator to estimate the per- print job cost, as well as total job estimates in less than a minute, without needing to print a shirt. Visit: Call: 800-736-6431 SIX-COLOR PLUS WHITE PRINTER Kornit Digital launches the Avalanche R-Series with ink recircula- tion system. Recent configurations include the Avalanche Hexa with six-color-plus white support and the Avalanche 1000. Com- pany literature reports that users can gain as much as 20 percent ink savings and faster system availability after the startup process. Other features include six color channels plus white, for a wider gamut and improved spot color handling and the ability to print as many as 220 light and 160 dark garments per hour. These capabili- ties are also available for existing installations as an upgrade. Visit: Call: 262-518-0233

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