HP Inc. found Gartex Texprocess India 2019 a perfect platform to announce its new portfolio of digital textile printers, HP Stitch S500 and HP Stitch S1000, with an aim to reinvent the country’s textile printing industry. These printers deliver fast, precise colour-matching, along with efficient and simplified printing processes and are designed to accelerate commercial digital print adoption.
HP Stitch S Series printers are equipped with HP Smart Printing capabilities that can enable businesses to achieve better control of their print operations. HP Smart Printing is powered by the cloud-based technology, applications and services designed to maximise uptime, provide exceptional line-of-sight and simplify production processes.
HP has partnered with leading companies in the dye-sub industry, from RIP vendors to thermoprocessing manufacturers, to provide customers with a holistic workflow solution that works seamlessly with HP Stitch.
Designed specifically for high production sites, HP Stitch S500 Printer enables predictable dye sublimation colour and produces fewer media waste for production environments. With symmetrical 2xCMYK printhead configuration and Optical Media Advance Sensor, this 64-inch printer allows for saturated and reliable one pass mode for true top speed. The cost-effective printer saves up to 50 percent floor space with frontal media loading and a spindle-less system.
The key features of the printer are: It automatically detects when a colour is out of gamut and get the closest visual match with PANTONE emulation, big ink supplies, larger rolls, and HP’s Tension-Sensing Winder allow unattended operations—even overnight, complete with HP Services and cloud fleet management tools as well as saves 50% floor space with the first dye-sub printer with front media loading.
The super-wide dye-sub production printing technology of HP Stitch S1000 produces high quality prints in 1.200 native dpi, deep black, and vivid colours. With the printing speeds up to 220 m²/hr, the device easily prints high density direct-to-fabric prints, with the Drop & Dry system.
HP Stitch S1000 printer offers easy operation with minimal manual intervention. The key features of the printer are: Reliable image quality with the Smart Nozzle Compensation system and the latest Optical Media Advance Sensor, maximises uptime with user-replaceable printheads, and preventive maintenance from HP Smart Services as well as accurate colours over time, even as environmental conditions change, with the built-in spectrophotometer.