DuPont Artistri launches direct-to-film inks for inkjet printing

DuPont Artistri, a world chief in digital inkjet inks with over 30 years of innovation, highlighted the color of what’s subsequent in digital textile printing with the launch of Artistri P1600 direct-to-film (DTF) pigment inks at ITMA 2023, held in Milan, Italy on 8-14 June.

Artistri P1600 inks are perfect for DTF printers in search of a professionally printed product with constant, vibrant colors on quite a lot of materials. Artistri P1600 DTF ink set permits for profiling with lowered ink quantity delivering each effectivity and productiveness as gear runs cleaner for longer. The flexibility of the Artistri P1600 is seen in several functions, from cotton to blends and particularly polyester, giving printers entry to a high-quality ink product for printing on a selection of clothes supplies.

Tucker Norton, basic supervisor for DuPont Artistri Digital Inks, stated, “With Artistri P1600 DTF inks, garment decorators is not going to solely profit from brightly printed materials, however these water-based inks will help contribute to their sustainability initiatives. P1600 inks have been formulated utilizing safer by design ideas to evaluate and consider any potential environmental dangers, are categorized as non-hazardous underneath GHS and are HAPS (hazardous air pollution) free. All that is attainable by way of DuPont’s in depth ink formulation know-how, together with our best-in-class product stewardship and manufacturing to supply a appropriate and dependable product that takes the standard of DTF printing to the following degree.”

Gary Weyman, EMEA enterprise chief for DuPont Artistri Digital Inks, added, “Digital printing with pigment inks is gaining more room in textile printing as a consequence of minimal water utilization which implies a decrease environmental footprint because it does not require steaming and washing steps within the printing course of. It’s our mission to develop ink improvements that assist sustainability in textile printing and, since our pigment inks are granted the Oeko-Tex Eco-Passport certification with ZDHC MRSL Conformance Stage 3, it helps allow safer work environments for textile printers. DuPont’s new ink developments strengthen our dedication to pigment inks because the sustainable selection and as our imaginative and prescient for the way forward for digital textile printing.”