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EpsonPrecision Core

Sunday, 09 September 2018
By Print21

Epson’s booth at Visual Impact 2018.

Epson‘s booth at Visual Impact 2018 was laid out exactly like a typical print shop, and split into three zones: fabric, POS and signage.

All print solutions on display were using Epson’s proprietary PrecisionCore print technology. Nathan Fulcher, marketing manager at Epson says, “PrecisionCore is what it says, precise, due to the microthin film piezo technology which effectively creates channels for the ink to sit in, much like microprocessor chips do for the electronics.

“For the printer this means really fine printing with remarkable ink control and variable dots for fine gradations and a wide colour gamut, up to 99 per cent Pantone.”

PrecisionCore is in all Epson print systems now, including the high-end SureColors and the lower end T-Series, which were being launched at the show.

For just $2000 for a 24” model, or less than $5000 for a 36” T-Series, Epson has brought in a printer that produces sellable collour prints. Fulcher says, “They have just landed here, they will print coated and uncoated stocks, and can print both flatbed and roll to roll, with flatbed on media up to 1.5mm thick.”

Also on the stand was the second-generation SureColor F2160 direct-to-garment printer, a successor to the F2000. Ryan Warby, business development manager for professional print solutions at Epson, said the F2000 was a popular and successful product. “It changed the industry quite a bit with its low maintenance and its reliability,” he said. “We’re improving on that with the F2160, adding a cleaning cartridge, adjusting speeds and resolutions, and putting in variable-dot printing. It’s a good step up from the F2000.”

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