The rise of the fast fashion textile industry has gradually changed the supply of fabrics from the previous bulk futures supply to the small spot supply. Due to the increasing individual market demand, flexible production has become the focus of the printing industry, and cost control is also an important consideration.
Compared with traditional printing, digital printing is not limited by pattern and order quantity, and is more suitable for the fast fashion trend of small batches and multiple varieties in the textile and apparel industry, and is widely used worldwide. At the same time, the worldwide digital printing technology from basic theory to production equipment, from application technology to dye development, and even equipment, color control methods, and software are under comprehensive research and development.
The development of digital printing technology is showing a trend of coexistence and prosperity. Considering the printing speed and overall cost, the digital printing machine is entering the single Pass era.
In the past, inkjet printing used a scanning method, that is, printing ink on the fabric through multiple cycles of reciprocating movement of the print head. The feature of single-pass printing is that the print heads are arranged horizontally, and the vertical arrangement is determined according to the required ink color number. When printing, the fabric is transported under the print heads to achieve high-speed printing.
The biggest advantage of this full-width nozzle arrangement is its fast printing speed and low overall cost. Many manufacturers around the world have also introduced single-pass digital printing equipment to cater to the development trend of high speed and low cost.
Product Used in This Case
New generation 45gsm sublimation paper, instant-dry, pushing well beyond the boundaries of ink drying.
Suit for high-speed industrial plotters and single-pass printers with Kyocera heads and matching sublimation inks.
Especially designed for sublimation onto fabrics used in the fashion and home decor markets.
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