Hybrid Services, Mimaki’s exclusive UK and Irish distributor, has announced the launch of the Mimaki TS55-1800. This machine is a revolutionary new digital heat transfer sublimation printer that brings high-end features to entry and mid-level markets.
Significant features include one-pass printing at a high-resolution and ink-density, unattended printing with the new Mini Jumbo Roll, and Mimaki’s Nozzle Check and Recovery System for continuous operation.
With the release of the TS55-1800, Mimaki delivers on making high-end digital textile printing features available to a much wider market. Textile experts can now effortlessly scale their operation with an affordable sublimation printer that meets the high quality and fast turnaround times required in the dynamic textile and apparel industry.
“The TS55-1800 is a breakthrough digital textile printer, that will surely cause a stir in the market, it has been designed from the ground up to deliver high quality, industry-leading productivity and an operational cost that will be hard to beat” says Bert Benckhuysen, senior product manager at Mimaki Europe.
Mimaki offers its customers a high return on investment with the TS55-1800 that will be sold at a very competitive price-point.
One of the key features of the TS55-1800 is the optional use of new Mini Jumbo Roll unit that can continuously feed 2,500 linear meters of heat transfer paper to the printer. This will enable customers to substitute Small Plotter Rolls with Mini Jumbo Rolls and benefit from a saving of over 20% in print media cost. Additionally, Mimaki reports that Mini Jumbo Rolls of Mimaki Vision Jet-X transfer paper, supplied by Neenah Coldenhove, will be offered as a package deal with the TS55-1800.
In addition, the printer is fitted with the unique Mimaki Nozzle Check and Recovery System and 10-litre ink tanks, which ensure fail-safe continuous operation for extended operational periods, such as overnight-unattended printing.
As stated by Mimaki, the “TS55-1800″ achieves both high productivity and stunning print quality while ensuring reliable long-time continuous operation and cutting the production cost.
Is this the next revolution in textile printing?