Digital printing on fabric
The line designed and developed by TOP DIGITEX for digital printing on fabric are born from the clients needs concerning productivity, fabric and inks.
The partnership we have developed allows us to model the print line based on need and not visa versa, leading to select a better solution for mechanics, printing head and electronics.
Specifically the line can have length customized from 50-320cm, they can be used on light or heavy, thick fabric allowing for printing material both uniform or “pilling”. The design capacity allows integration to the line systems such as visual control, drying, polymerizing, vaporizing.
PRINTING DIRECTLY ON FABRIC
The numerous requests to modify and optimize have pushed us to implement a research and development path with the partner FTEX to create and design ever better solutions based on materials and inks.
The continuous evolution in the yield of acid, reactive, pigments, sublimated inks has required a constant evaluation of printing heads and pre and post treatment systems.
Starting with the standard imposition of a complete line, the necessity to manage extremely heavy bolts of material initially required a theoretical verification of the line modules in order to apply the necessary modifications to guarantee the quality desired.
Amongst these modifications, in addition to dimensioning the systems of rolling and movement, we applied a system with a variable pressure cylinder at the entrance to better manage the differences in tension present in materials.
The system was integrated in the PLC of the machine to allow for automatic running and eventually an interconnection to running systems meant for incentives for 4.0 Transformation.
The specific case when faced with the presence of a ragged substrata with mounds and bumps of several mm. The problem was met with preliminary laboratory tests and once we verified feasibility, with pilot tests on internal machines.
Once the quality of the result was established with the client we moved on to designing and making the complete line. The initial experimental phase allowed the client to verify the feasibility on many other materials and it was inserted in a Research and Development project with public funds.