This article was published in Apparel Resources June 14, 2021. The original press release is available here.
Electronics For Imaging, Inc. has launched a new industrial scanning printer named — EFI™ Reggiani BLAZE — at the ongoing ITMA Asia tradeshow in Shanghai.
The high-quality printer is an easy-to-use, smart solution to help textile companies blaze their successful trail into the world of efficient, sustainable industrial inkjet printing. It is equipped with EFI Reggiani’s state-of-the-art technology, offering great quality, reliability and flexibility on the widest variety of designs.
Adele Genoni, Senior Vice President and General Manager of EFI Reggiani, commented, “Despite the impact of the pandemic, EFI Reggiani has continued to invest and develop the next trailblazing technology for the textile market. Our customers are our number one priority no matter how small or big they are. With the EFI Reggiani BLAZE, we are able to offer an ideal solution for companies that want to enter the industrial textile digital printing space. We are excited to be able to offer such a solution and look forward to embarking on this journey with our customers.”
According to the company, the EFI Reggiani BLAZE is 1.80 metre wide printer that offers an innovative, low-maintenance, continuous recirculation ink system equipped with a level sensor and degassing as well as a print-head crash protective system for longer print-head life and superior uptime.
Thanks to its cutting-edge print-head reliability and low maintenance costs for a competitive TCO (total cost of ownership), the BLAZE printer can produce up to 125 linear metres per hour with a printing resolution up to 600×1200 dots per inch (dpi).
The company further reveals that the printer is equipped with a continuous and switchable belt washing unit to remove water and fabric hairs. An embedded device for adhesive application offers the possibility to use thermoplastic, resin and permanent adhesives.
The printer also includes other features for enhanced productivity and value, including a 400-mm roll unwinder, expandable shafts, an air gun and a pneumatic bar for standard fabrics.
Along with this, the printer comes with an efficient software and electronics technology; and EFI Reggiani TERRA Silver enhancement.