By Wayne Robinson | 19 January 2024

Epson has launched the brand new SureColor F1060, a compact hybrid desktop printer, purpose-built for customized and low-to-medium quantity direct-to-garment (DTG) and direct-to-film (DTFilm) imaging.

Printing DTG and DTF: New Epson SureColor F-1060
Printing DTG and DTF: New Epson SureColor F-1060

Increasing its providing to the attire market, Epson says the SC-F1060 is a logical addition to its SureColor F-Sequence printer line-up, and is designed to open new doorways for print companies, in addition to occasion operators, clothes retailers, and artisans. Customers will be capable to transport the printer to occasions and print there after which.

The SC-F1060 is a hybrid printer that addresses the rise of companies trying to present customised items and t-shirts. The unit options an enclosed design with inside lighting and a transparent viewing window to reinforce the printing course of.

Built-in DTG and DTFilm assist permits operators to transcend conventional natural-fibre t-shirt printing. Imaging onto movie allows switch onto all kinds of supplies, together with man-made cloth and uniquely formed objects, increasing the power to create customised product choices.

That includes a PrecisionCore MicroTFP printhead with Nozzle Verification Know-how and subsequent technology UltraChrome DG2 ink with CMYK+White, the SureColor F1060 delivers what Epson says is “vibrant color with unbelievable element and constant output”.

The inclusion of white ink prints allows output on darkish clothes together with enhanced presentation on gentle clothes. The mix of the Epson ink, Epson head and Epson imaging know-how allows excellent readability with close to photographic print high quality. The cartridge-free ink-pack system simplifies operation whereas enhancing productiveness, decreasing waste and mess.

The SC-F1060 options a big contact display screen interface, absolutely computerized garment peak adjustment and a self-cleaning print head for simple manufacturing with minimal upkeep. It ships full with software program and helps cloth as much as one-inch thick.  

Gordon Kerr, Epson Australia enterprise advertising and marketing supervisor, skilled print options, stated, “The SureColor F1060 gives new alternatives for entrepreneurs and companies, giving them the power ship high quality product in the suitable format, on the time and place the place the client is in an optimum shopping for temper.”

The SureColor F1060 is predicted to begin transport in June/July. Full specs and pricing will likely be confirmed in Could.

Print on-demand in-situ: Epson SureColor F1060
Print on-demand in-situ: Epson SureColor F1060