Suwanee, Ga.-based Mimaki USA has introduced the 74-inch-wide TX300P-1800B direct-to-textile printer designed for sample runs or short-run pieces. The printer features an advanced belt transport and conveyor system to help feed stretchy and thin fabrics in a stable manner. According to Mimaki, new print heads with a high gap setting allow printing on thick or thin substrates, dimensionally unstable fabrics, woven substrates or substrates with raised fiber surfaces while maintaining accurate ink droplet placement. The company offers five types of ink that are optimized for the TX300P-1800B — Sb420 for direct-to-fabric sublimation, Ac400 acid dyes, Rc400 reactive dyes, Tp400 textile pigments and Dd400 disperse dyes.
In other Mimaki news, the company has signed a distribution agreement with the Netherlands-based Coldenhove Papier to carry Jetcol® dye sublimation transfer papers beginning mid-summer 2017. This media will be available for all Mimaki’s TS Series dye sublimation printers including the TS30-1300, TS300P-1300, TS500P-3200 and TS500-1800 models.