January 20, 2020 By PrintAction Staff
Epson has announced its first industrial direct-to-garment printer, the SureColor F3070, built to leverage dual printhead technology and a bulk ink pack system. It touts all new automatic garment height adjustment and easy user maintenance features to increase production and reduce downtime for garment print shops creating custom apparel.
“The printed textile market is seeing tremendous growth, complemented by new printing technology innovation,” said Tim Check, senior product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “We are committed to driving the digital textile market and excited to expand Epson’s award-winning product line to deliver our first industrial direct-to-garment printer for high-production print shops. Designed for mid-to-large size garment printers looking for a high-production, cost-effective equipment, the SureColor F3070 can produce a full-size shirt in about a minute, allowing shops to print hundreds of shirts per day.”
Ideal for digitally printing custom garments on a variety of fabric types including cotton, linen, and rayon, the SureColor F3070 features a new dual 2.6-inch PrecisionCore printhead for high-quality output at production speeds with one-pass printing for both colour and white ink. Coupled with the first bulk ink system integrated into an Epson direct-to-garment printer, it is capable of housing 1.5 litres per colour and 3.0 litres of white ink for less frequent refilling, lower operating costs, and less waste.
The press also features an ultra-durable linear rail system and CNC milled print carriage. It’s designed for years of production and features user serviceable parts, including printheads, and low maintenance time ideal for high production print on-demand service providers, fulfilment houses and in-house print on-demand production, according to Epson.
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