The new, industrial, entry-level EFI™ Reggiani BLAZE scanning printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. made its debut at the ITMA Asia tradeshow, 12-16 June in Shanghai, China.
The new high-quality printer is an easy-to-use, smart solution to help textile companies blaze their successful trail into the world of efficient, sustainable industrial inkjet printing. It is equipped with EFI Reggiani’s state-of-the-art technology, offering the highest quality, reliability and flexibility on the widest variety of designs.
“Despite the impact of the pandemic, EFI Reggiani has continued to invest and develop the next trailblazing technology for the textile market,” said EFI Reggiani Senior Vice President and General Manager Adele Genoni. “Our customers are our number one priority no matter how small or big they are. With the EFI Reggiani BLAZE, we are able to offer an ideal solution for companies that want to enter the industrial textile digital printing space. We are excited to be able to offer such a solution and look forward to embarking on this journey with our customers.”
The company’s exhibit in Shanghai is one of the most important showcases of new digital textile printing technology in the industry at the show, emphasizing leading-edge innovations that make customers successful in the global textile industry.
Cutting-edge technology in a compact footprint
The new, 1.8-metre printer offers an innovative, low-maintenance, continuous recirculation ink system equipped with a level sensor and degassing as well as a print head crash protective system for longer printhead life and superior uptime.
Some of the unique features of the BLAZE printer include:
- Cutting-edge print head reliability and low maintenance costs
- Can produce up to 125 linear metres per hour
- Printing resolution up to 600×1200 dots per inch (dpi)
- 8 300-dpi dual channel printheads
- Can print an up to 8-colour configuration with full variable drop size
- Flexible fabric feed and handling for higher productivity
- Efficient software and electronics technology
The entry-level BLAZE launch is the first in an important series of 2021 product introductions coming from EFI Reggiani, including another advanced digital inkjet printer – a higher-volume EFI Reggiani HYPER model making its debut in July.