IMI Europe Inkjet Winter Workshop 2020

27-31 January 2020

Hotel Ilunion Bilbao, bilbao, Spain

The IMI Europe Inkjet Winter Workshop is the ideal way to learn more about inkjet technology, with an in-depth look at key aspects of digital printing application development. A brief summary of each of the 2020 courses is shown below - go to the individual course pages to find out more. Discounts are available for attending more than one course, or if your company is sending more than one person to the event - see the registration page for details.

Inkjet Winter Workshop 2020 timetable

Course Summaries

INKJET ACADEMY

Theory of inkjet technology

Mon 27 - Tue 28 January 2020

Understanding the basics is essential to any industry's development. The Inkjet Academy covers the basic theory behind the many types of inkjet technology used today and aims to give your understanding of the industry an expert start. The course is presented by Dr Alan Hudd and Dr Simon Kew of Alchemie Technology.

Digital Textile printing

APPLICATIONS, INK CHEMISTRY & INTEGRATION

Mon 27 - Tue 28 January, 2020

This course gives an introduction to digital textile printing markets and technology. The main applications for digital textile printing are reviewed, along with the key ink chemistries and integration considerations. Course leaders include Prof Marc Van Parys of University of Ghent and further speakers to be confirmed.

Inkjet Ink Characterisation

Viscosity, dispersions, jetting & surfaces

Wed 29 - Thu 30 January, 2020

This course covers rheology and surface tension measurements, particle and dispersion assessment, as well as drop visualisation and print quality analysis. Course leaders include KRÜSS, ImageXpert and Malvern Panalytical.

Inkjet Inks: Materials and applications

Inks and materials for digital applications

Wed 29 - Thu 30 January, 2020

The course gives an overview of the different ink platform technologies in use today, with an emphasis on practical aspect of materials selection and optimisation for the low viscosity requirement of inkjet printing. Key issues surrounding the integration of inkjet ink technology into industrial printing within a production environment will also be considered. The course is led by inkjet ink expert Dr Mark Bale, formerly of Sun Chemical.

Inkjet Ink Manufacturing

MANUFACTURING INKS FOR PERFORMANCE & RELIABILITY

Thu 30 - Fri 31 January, 2020

This course covers the issues of inkjet ink design, development and testing, scale-up for manufacture and manufacturing itself. It also covers ink plant design and commercial considerations. Course leaders to be confirmed.

Single Pass Inkjet System Design

HIGH SPEED INKJET SYSTEM DESIGN AND PROCESS DEVELOPMENt

Thu 30 - Fri 31 January, 2020

This course is led by Rob Rogers of Print3 Technologies (formerly of FUJIFILM Dimatix and EFI Jetrion). It provides an introduction to the challenges of single pass inkjet printer design and process development. It gives a proven framework for development plus practical recommendations on key design areas, testing and solutions to common development mistakes.