April of this year marks the release of the new Epson SureColor SC-F7000. With this product Epson has officially entered the textile printing market and has done so with a product that is getting attention for this unique feature: All components of the printer are designed and manufactured by Epson. Everything, from the ink to the print head, the hardware and the optional components, comes from Epson , which ensures that quality, performance and reliability are all optimised for maximum productive uptime and profit, and a low Total Cost of Ownership.
Bundled with ErgoSoft TexPrint RIP software, this gives users access to two giants of textile and printing technology and opens the door to a high-quality, efficient and economical print output. With more than 20 years of experience in developing RIP software and ten years in the textile printing field, ErgoSoft AG offers RIP solutions of the highest Swiss quality. Their software products are impressive, not only in textile applications, but also for uses in large-format print advertising and fine art, where the priority is on quality, user-friendliness and efficiency.
The large choice of features in TexPrint, the ErgoSoft RIP solution for textile printing, work seamlessly with a thermo-sublimation printer like to the SC-F7000 to cover a broad spectrum of functions which previously were only sporadically available in textile printing and usually cumbersome to implement. For example, for users of the Epson SC-F7000, the “Step and Repeat” function can be used to quickly create a seamless, all-over pattern with repeats, steps, and mirroring available in both horizontal and vertical directions. And for reduced material and ink use, TexPrint offers a tool to help you monitor and save on production costs.
Textile businesses which deal in small and mid-volume production runs will find that the Epson SureColor SC-F7000 is a sophisticated and user-friendly solution for high-quality output with optimal production times.