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Author: Val Hirst

Durst doubles print capacity for Leach

Leach, the project management specialist in graphic displays and display structures, has invested in a new Durst Rhotex 325 printer that has doubled the print volume of its UK factory to a 500m² per hour print rate.  At 6.5m wide x 4.5m deep, this dye sublimation printing system produces large format graphics up to three-metres wide and of any roll length. Capable of printing onto an array of materials using water-based ink, it will also expand the project briefs that Leach is able to satisfy, and is particularly important for frontlit work. Using the suite of printers housed within...

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Nazdar brings big ideas to TheIJC 2018

Nazdar Ink Technologies will return to the world’s biggest inkjet conference, TheIJC 2018 this autumn to present its latest developments and discuss the future of the technology with thought-leaders from across the globe. The fifth annual InkJet Conference, which takes place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Düsseldorf, Germany, on 16th 17th October, 2018, presents an opportunity for those working in inkjet engineering and chemistry to keep abreast of the latest changes and innovations from a technical point of view. Organised by ESMA, a leading non-profit European association for printing manufacturers in screen, digital and flexo technology, TheIJC brings...

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TheMagicTouch introduces the Ricoh Ri 100 DTG printer

TheMagicTouch has introduced the new Ricoh Ri 100, which it claims is the ultimate entry-level direct to garment printer and offers full colour garment personalisation and textile decoration. This all-in-one compact printer, with its space-saving design and unique integrated curing/heat press system, is quick, clean and easy to use and features both a garment tray loading system and enclosed curing/heat press system, thus removing any operator health and safety issues. Incorporating the latest Ricoh textile ink technology, the Richo Ri 100 outputs full colour designs and photographic quality images directly onto garments and a vast range of textile-based products...

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Whaam! makes an impact

Large-format print and display specialist N3 Display Graphics has produced a high-impact wall graphic using ReTac Textures Linen media from Drytac. Launched in 2000, N3 Display Graphics produced a super-sized version of Roy Lichtenstein’s iconic pop art painting Whaam! for its purpose-built building in Bristol, where it employs around 20 people, including on-site fittings teams. The company, which has been a customer of fellow Bristol brand Drytac since its inception, uses the Linen material from the Drytac ReTac Textures range for all of its wall art, including its own homage to Lichtenstein. Robin Campbell, Projects Manager at N3 Display...

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SloanLED offers 10-year warranty on LED modules and systems

 Applelec has announced that SloanLED is now providing a 10- year warranty on its most popular LED modules and systems for the UK sign sector. With quality manufacturing processes and rigorous testing, SloanLED is an industry leader in the provision of high-class, lighting products for use in identity solutions and the extended warranty provides additional assurance for it customers. In addition, Applelec now has full exclusivity as a supplier of SloanLED, which confers full and sole UK distributor status upon the Bradford-based supplier in respect of SloanLED’s LED systems. Ian Drinkwater, Applelec’s Managing Director commented: ‘As a verified and...

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