Screen Printing - October/November 2017 - 19
Lawson's Image Lock RFU pretreatment fluid solution is engineered for
DTG printing on dark cotton garments.
The company reports the Oeko-Tex
Eco Passport-certified product offers
minimal staining, a soft hand, improved
white ink coverage, and wash fastness.
The pretreatment solution is also
REACH- and ZDHC-compliant. Image
Lock can be applied with any automatic or manual spray unit.
Four-Head Professional is designed
for 1- and 2-color numbers, with
optional ready-to-print screens
available from 2 to 12 in. Custom fonts
available upon request.
SCREEN POSITIVE FILM
GSG's 5-mil Vortex Inkjet Film is a
fast-drying, waterproof film for making
screen positives that doesn't require
heat to fuse the ink. An absorbent,
anti-static coating prevents sheets from
sticking together and ink moisture
from adhering to stencil materials
under vacuum contact. GSG reports the
film is more durable than vellum.
Available in widths up to 63 in.
analyzes real-time, historic, and trend
data. Features include a browser-based
dashboard; ink usage and media waste
reporting; data collection by job,
station, and printer; and more. Licensed through any Onyx Thrive
workflow software key.
Workhorse has added the N-Series
Numbering System, a lightweight
aluminum device designed for screen
printing numbers onto garments. The
system is engineered to facilitate
placement and allow screens to be
installed and removed without adjusting or clamping; the screen is the only
The N-Series Numbering System
utilizes industrial magnets to secure
the screen while allowing for repositioning and fine-tuning registration; a
precise ruler for aligning numbers; and
three steel rails to allow the garment to
slide over the assembly head. The
company reports mounting the
N-Series head is no different than
loading a standard screen, allowing
screens to be mounted, dismounted,
and adjusted as usual.
The system is available in three
package levels. N-1 is engineered for
printing 1 color on a single-head
manual press, while N-2 is a dual head
for printing 2-color numbers. The N-2
CREATIVE MEDIA MAKER
Roland has launched the InClix
Creative Media Maker, a web-based
design and workflow management
system for sign professionals. The
software offers access to royalty-paid,
high-resolution graphics, photos, and
videos from any web browser.
Additional features include prebuilt
design templates, integrated client
proofing, a drag-and-drop interface,
in-browser design tools, an in-app
marketplace, team collaboration, PDF
generation, and more.
Onyx Graphics has released Onyx Hub,
the latest addition to its SiteSolutions
line of software. Hub software is a
business intelligence tool for shop
owners and production managers that
Anajet has released Ricoh Garment
Ink, designed for printing on Ricoh Ri
3000, Ricoh Ri 6000, and Anajet
mPower DTG printers. The ink,
positioned as a cost-saver relative to
the company's PowerBright Plus inks,
is now available in CMYK, with white
to be included at a later date, according to the company.
THREE-WAY COMBO PLATEN
Action Engineering has released the
Three-Way Combo Pallet, a customizable platen designed to print multiple
products at one station. Variations are
compatible with presses from Anatol,
Antec, M&R, Workhorse, and other
manufacturers. Users can reportedly
choose a combination of three prints,
including tagless, coozies, pockets,