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Epson has announced several new printheads alongside a new willingness to partner with OEMs in both graphics and industrial printing. Duncan Ferguson, executive director for Epson's Professional Printing and Robotics division in Europe. The new heads include the S3200, which Epson itself has used but is only now making available to OEMs. At its heart is a PrecisionCore MicroTFP (Thin Film Piezo) chip, which has two rows of 400 nozzles, 800 in total, at a rate of 600 nozzles per inch on a 33.8mm line. This produces drop sizes from 1.5 to 32.5 picolitres, on a 50KHz frequency. Epson uses...

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Printheads are perhaps the most important part of any printer, but you might not give them a second thought until you’re shopping for a new printer for your business. Then, you’ll be faced with the choice between piezoelectric or thermal printheads. Which is right for your applications? Does it matter? Here’s what you need to know about how to buy printheads. What Are Printheads? If you’re new to industrial or commercial printing, you might first need to brush up on what printheads are and the purpose they serve. Digital printers don’t simply apply ink from a cartridge directly to print...

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  When you are shopping around for a new UV-cured ink printer, there are some basic questions you should ask about its printheads. WHICH BRAND AND WHICH MODEL OF PRINTHEADS ARE BEING USED? Most printer spec sheets do not list the printhead. When you ask what printhead, you are usually told the brand, but not the model of the printhead; but in a few hours research you can find out on your own. Once you know the name and model number of head, you can go onto the company website and see all the specs of the head (all the...

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A few weeks ago, whilst in Japan, I met with Minoru Usui, president and CEO of Epson, who has largely been responsible for overseeing the development of the company’s thin-film micro piezo printheads, including the latest generation PrecisionCore heads. Minoru Usui, president, and CEO of Seiko Epson Corporation holding a PrecisionCore print bar. Epson’s corporate headquarters is at Suwa, Nagano, which is roughly a three-hour train journey northwest from Tokyo. It’s high up in a mountainous region, 700 meters above sea level, with a scattering of snow on the ground, and stepping out of the train station, the air immediately...

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By Cassandra Balentine Textile printing is a hot and growing industry segment. Wide-format digital print technologies evolve to better serve this market, especially for direct printing methods. Advancements in inks, and media—including pre-coatings—are essential. However, printheads specifically designed for textile printing help improve speed and quality as well as reduce challenges commonly associated with textile printing. Water-based inks are popular for printing to textiles, and printheads designed for textile printing are advancing to better accommodate these inks. The number of nozzles per channel, droplet size, firing frequency, the area between the printhead and substrate, and ink circulation capabilities are all...

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