Machinery News

MHM provides a ‘glimpse of the future’

Capable of printing up to 1,100 pieces per hour, the MHM iQ-Digital was launched at SGIA in Las Vegas last month. This screen and digital hybrid machine is able to compete competently in both fields. It features a maximum print area of 63x120cm, with printing on both sides of the …

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HotHead fabric compression system is added to M&R’s product range

M&R has added the HotHead fabric compression system to its extensive product range. This system gives garment decorators two ways to apply heat and pressure to fabrics for fibre matting, ink smoothing, foil transfer, on-press ink discharging, and other speciality processes. HotHead’s control module mounts on the front of a print …

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The latest digital printer innovations from Mutoh

Wide-format printer and sign cutting plotter manufacturer Mutoh has added two new products to its extensive portfolio. The new ValueJet 1604X single head 64in wide printer model features a professional standard configuration including a RIP and a motorised take-up system for rolls up to 30kg. It is targeted at starting …

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Mimaki launches new Tx500P-3200DS high-productivity direct sublimation printer

The Tx500P-3200DS 3.2m direct sublimation printer is the latest innovative product launch from Mimaki. With its built in, in-line heat fixation unit, the new printer significantly reduces production time through its simultaneous performance of two operations; printing and colour fixation, reducing two steps to one. With a print speed capability …

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M&R introduces the new Red Chili DX flash cure system

The new Red Chili DX has been added to M&R’s line of quartz flash cure systems. The freestanding Red Chili DX quartz flash cure system has numerous sophisticated features that can be operated directly from newer compatible M&R presses (Challenger III, Gauntlet III and Stryker). Those features include flash duration, …

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Aleph and R A Smart partner to release LaForte Studio range of systems

Two decades of partnership has seen more than 200 of R A Smart’s customers’ textile digital printing systems running Aleph’s Smartprint dedicated textile RIP software. Aleph has unparalleled experience in the world of digital textiles, including writing proprietary  textile software and manufacture, supply and support of dedicated digital textile solutions. …

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M&R rolls out 500th i-Image

After three years of production, M&R has produced its 500th i-Image computer-to-screen imaging system. Geoff Baxter, director of M&R’s digital products division, said: “In the three years we’ve been making i-Images, the demand has been phenomenal. Interest in the line started strong and continues to accelerate. We’re now turning out …

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DTGUK.com becomes first UK company to invest in Kornit’s Storm Hexa

Milton Keynes-based DTGUK.com has become the first UK company to install Kornit’s Storm Hexa, which was supplied by Adelco Screen Process. DTGUK.com already uses two of Kornit’s Breeze machines and this new addition means that throughput rates can now be augmented with the added benefit of working with a wider …

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Vastex upgrades its C-1000 Semi-Automatic Screen Coater

  Less than one year since its introduction, the Vastex C-1000 Semi-Automatic Screen Coater has been upgraded with a digital voltmeter that allows the operator to easily dial in a specific coating speed based on the voltage reading for consistent, repeatable results. Also new is a redesigned top screen clamp …

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Graphics One introduces two Mogk PTP-900 heat presses

Two new high quality and professional grade heat presses have been added to Graphics One’s range of dye sublimation solutions. The new Mogk PTP-900 is an industrial 33.5x43in semi-automatic air operated pneumatic heat press that is available in both single and dual shuttles. It has been designed for use with …

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