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EFI Reggiani launches BLAZE Textile Digital Printer

Jun 16, 2021
EFI Reggiani launches BLAZE Textile Digital Printer


EFI Reggiani has launched BLAZE scanning printer at the ITMA Asia tradeshow in Shanghai. This printer is easy to use and offers smart solutions for textile companies in an efficient and sustainable inkjet printing. The printer is equipped with EFI Reggiani’s state-of-the-art technology, reliability, offering the highest quality, and flexibility on the wide variety of designs.

According to Adele Genoni, EFI Reggiani, Senior Vice President, and General Manager, the company has been successful in investing and developing the next trailblazing technology for the textile market even after the pandemic. She also said that the customers are a priority for the company. With the BLAZE printer, the company wants to offer an ideal solution for other companies who wish to enter the industrial textile digital printing space. The company is excited to launch this new printer and offer a good experience to the customers, she added.

The company has a stall Hall 5, Booth D08 at ITMA Asia where BLAZE has been showcased printer. This is one of the most important showcases in the field of digital textile printing technology which will focus on leading-edge innovations in the global textile industry.

This new printer is designed in such a way that it will offer the textile companies the opportunity to enter the digital textile printing market with a compact solution. The printer is 1.8 meters wide, innovative, low maintenance, has a continuous recirculation ink system, is equipped with a level sensor and degassing, and a print head crash protective system so that the printer works for a longer span of time and has a superior uptime. Also, the BLAZE printer can produce up to 125 linear meters per hour and has a printing resolution of up to 600x1200 dots per inch (dpi). Its cutting-edge print head is reliable and offers low maintenance costs along with a competitive total cost of ownership. The printer delivers excellent productivity and is one of the fastest digital inkjet solutions in its class. It has 8 300- dpi dual-channel print heads and can also print in up to eight different colours with full variable drop size.

Another attractive feature of The EFI Reggiani BLAZE is that it is equipped with a switchable and continuous belt washing unit. It is used to remove fabric hair and water. It is also equipped with an embedded device that suffices the purpose of an adhesive. It enhances the possibility to use resin, permanent, and thermoplastic adhesives. The printer also has a 400-mm roll unwinder, an air gun, expandable shafts, and a pneumatic bar for standard fabrics that are used to enhance value and productivity. 

Another reason for the customers to go for this printer is that it offers a friendly and intuitive user interface that comes with real-time image processing and flexible queue management. ‘What You See Is What You Get’ (WYSIWYG) philosophy is used by the software to predict printing speed and ink usage accurately.

EFI Reggiani launched the entry-level BLAZE for the first time in the series of 2021 products followed by including another advanced high volume digital inkjet printer, named EFI Reggiani HYPER model, in July. The company has also released an enhanced version of the EFI Reggiani TERRA Silver printer which is 1.8 meter wide printer that operates with the unique TERRA pigment ink and has a binder solution for high-quality, direct printing without washing or steaming, and is highly sustainable. The TERRA Silver printer forms a part of the company’s complete TERRA line-up of pigment ink printer solutions. It is used for a greener, smarter, and has a short process in industrial textile printing. Other features include it is user friendly, has an intuitive interface, has several printing modes, ensures maximum flexibility in design capability, offer real-time image, is equipped with a new recirculating ink system for superior reliability and minimum maintenance, and has a more efficient polymerization process that comes into action when the printed textile goes through the printer’s on-board dryer. It prints with precise and smooth material handling of knitted and woven fabrics. The users can benefit from flexible queue management, the WYSIWYG interface, and high-uniformity printing modes.

EFI Reggiani is a leading name in the development of inks and is a big industry supplier that offers a complete range that includes all primary textile ink types. At the trade fair in Shanghai, the company will also announce the new service provided to Chinese customers which will be manufactured in China. This new service is EFI Reggiani AQUA water-based reactive inks. The AQUA inks give outstanding quality on silk, cotton, rayon, linen, viscose, and lyocell. It is perfect for producing fashion products and home textiles that come in intensive and deep colours. Green EFI Reggiani processes will offer fast, complete, and sustainable solutions to the users.

Source – Press release

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