Textile production has been transformed in the last 10 years by the introduction of industrial digital printing based on inkjet technology. Tim Phillips reviews the factors that have enabled this transformation.
Marcus Timson of Future Print talks to Patrick Smith, Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield, about his next challenge which is focused on a key issue for inkjet - ink printability.
Tim Phillips of IMI Europe and Catenary Solutions discusses colour management in the digital textile value chain, its set-up, challenges and application. You can find out more about colour management at the Inkjet Colour Management course being held at IMI Europe’s Inkjet Summer School, Cambridge, UK, 10-14 June 2019.
Marcus Timson of FM Futures investigates whether inkjet has a role to play in industry 4.0.
Prof J. Frits Dijksman of the University of Twente provides an introduction to the modelling of the fluid dynamics and acoustics of piezo-driven inkjet printheads. You can learn much more about this and other key topics at the IMI Europe Inkjet Summer School in Cambridge, UK, 10-14 June 2019.
James McCrone of TTP Ventus discusses precise control of meniscus pressure in inkjet ink systems using a novel micropump.
The choice of printhead and driving waveform can make the difference between dazzling success and dismal failure for any industrial inkjet system. Matthew Pullen, Meteor Inkjet’s product manager for dropwatching systems, discusses tools and techniques for manipulating printhead waveforms.