Epson has announced new offerings which will see the Tokyo-based company enter the dye sublimation market. The Epson SureColor F6070 and SureColor F7070, according to the company, also represent the first time a single company has supplied every component to a device: from ink and printhead to chassis and bulk ink delivery system.
“We are excited to provide the garment printing industry with industrial-level printers engineered from the ground up for true dye-sublimation production,” said Catalina Frank, Product Manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “Developed using our latest performance imaging technology, the SureColor F-Series allows our customers to take on more jobs and generate more profits, while reducing the number of printers needed for full production capacity.”
The SureColor F6070 is a 44-inch model while the F7070 is a 64-inch model. Both are designed to exclusively use Epson’s UltraChrome DS inks, a product which took three years to develop, jetted through Epson’s MicroPiezo TFP heads. The printers output at speeds of up to 618 square feet per hour at resolutions up to 1,440 x 720 dpi.
The two printers will be available starting this summer.