Value Satin FR named Product of the Year 2008

January 1st

3P InkJet Textiles Corporation’s Value Satin FR was named Product of the Year 2008 at the SGIA trade show in Atlanta, Ga. A jury of digital imaging professionals awarded the print with Gandinnovations’ Jeti 3324 AquaJet RTR at Value Satin FR (IQ-IJ 677) in the textile product category. It is the second time a product...

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Banners featuring historic photos decorate college campus

January 1st

By Chelan David The project. To create large format banners embossed with historical photos from the Stanford University Library archives. The banners drape fences surrounding a construction site located at one edge of campus. The company. Designed by XL Prints, Santa Clara, Calif., for Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. The task. Stanford University was looking for...

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Aurora introduces six new fire-resistant fabrics

January 1st

Adding to its line of dye-sublimation and UV-printable fabrics, Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Inc., Aurora, Ill., announces six new fire-resistant options. These fabrics retain their softness of hand and brightness, while meeting NFPA 701 standards for indoor use. They are ideal for point-of-purchase, banner stands and trade show exhibits. SOURCE Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Inc.

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DHJ International launches range of coated polyester media

January 1st

DHJ International has announced the launch of Acqua’Print, a new range of coated polyester media for direct print dye dispersal for the new generation of inkjet printing machines. The products include Acquasun, for backlit applications; Acquanight, a blackout fabric for front lit applications and banners; Acquadrop, a non-curl canvas for kakemonos, artist canvas and POP;...

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Data Logger features digital display of temperature and humidity

January 1st

Monitoring printing inventory storage areas is now easier with the new Dickson multifeature digital display temperature and humidity Data Loggers with push-to-start and push-to-stop functions. Digital displays allow tracking of temperature and humidity conditions between data downloads, and the Data Logger is USB-enabled for triple speed data downloading. A temperature-only version is available. Dickson is...

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ITW Devcon introduces two-part structural methacrylate adhesive

January 1st

ITW Devcon, Danvers, Mass., has introduced Clear Welder, a two-part structural methacrylate adhesive. It produces a clear bond line on a variety of plastics including acrylics, PMMA, FRP, ABS, PVC and PETG. Requiring little or no surface preparation, Clear Welder is suitable for signs and display cases, and will not discolor or craze when exposed...

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Herculite Inc. unveils line of biodegradable digital print media

January 1st

Herculite Inc., Emigsville, Pa., has announced the introduction of Bantex-Terra, an innovative line of biodegradable digital print media for banners, POP, digital print, screen print and other print applications. Bantex-Terra is the only flame retardant, 13-ounce, two-sided, completely blackout digital media made with Herculite’s proprietary Enhanced Micro-Texture to ensure image quality. SOURCE Herculite Inc.

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Permanent transfer labels suitable for inflatables

January 1st

Franz Barta GmbH offers permanent transfer labels with a wide range of industrial applications including inflatable rafts and boats. Barta transfer labels are applied directly to the substrate in seconds, making the labels a cost effective and efficient solution for branding and safety instruction. They can be applied to either a flat or rounded surface—providing...

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Splash of Color introduces direct-to-fabric printer

January 1st

Splash of Color, Richardson, Texas, a distributor of computer graphics peripherals and an authorized Roland partner, introduces the HeatWave DFP-104 104-inch direct-to-fabric printer. It features precision media handling components and an advanced onboard sublimation unit that ensure image quality and rich, saturated colors for flags, banners, textiles and soft signage that maintain their natural drape...

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DigiFab Systems launches textile digital printer

January 1st

Los Angeles, Calif.-based DigiFab Systems, a manufacturer of pre- and post-press digital printing equipment, CAD and RIP software and pretreated textiles, launched its StampaJet eight-color, high speed, textile digital printer for high quality production runs on virtually any kind of textile substrate suitable for printed textiles, apparel, home furnishings, gaming, flag and banner, soft signage...

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