Colour management in a digital era

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.

Printhead selection and waveform development techniques to meet the varied application needs of industrial inkjet

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.

The digital revolution in textile printing – requirements and trends for inkjet inks and textile chemistry

Recently, the pigment ink market for textile inkjet printing is emerging rapidly. Pigment inks have a lot of benefits such as a high colour strength and high light resistance. They are considered as “universal inks” because they can be applied directly on a large range of textile substrates without sophisticated or environmentally unfriendly pre- or post-treatments. Dr Enrico Sowade of Zschimmer and Schwarz discusses the impact of pre-treatment on ink performance.