DuPont will highlight the new pigment ink series in its digital inks portfolio, DuPont Artistri Brite P5500, at the Fespa Global Print Expo in Berlin, Germany, from 31 May – 3 June 2022.
Artistri P5500 ink is specially designed for DTG (direct to garment) decorators and fulfilment houses who want to move to digital printing but need a faster, more reliable process that provides high quality and repeatability. The new Artistri P5500 set of ink colors delivers improved wash fastness with both press or oven curing and faster curing times. Artistri P5590 white ink offers opacity and stretches customers’ value for longer shelf life.
The high gamut volume aqueous-based ink set is designed to work in printers with low-viscosity piezo-electric printheads. It is suitable for all direct to garment applications, including DTF (direct to film) printing.
With the DuPont Artistri P5500 ink set, printers will be able to tailor their ink usage to the application without compromising color, fastness and repeatability. “We are delighted to deliver a full solution that helps enable leading printing performance in all the areas that contribute to our customers’ success, brilliant and durable colors with less ink plus reduced curing times for oven and press while still delivering printing consistency and dependability to help lower operations and maintenance costs,” said Bernd Daiber, Global Sales leader – Commercial Inks, DuPont Artistri Digital Inks.
Brand owner and printer/convertor customers are focused on improving the sustainability of their packaging solutions while maintaining a high level of print quality and productivity. With 30+ years of innovation in inkjet inks, DuPont Artistri digital printing inks deliver high performance for home, office, textile, commercial and packaging applications, including printing on coated and uncoated paper corrugated and folding cartons. With over 45 years of experience in packaging through Cyrel solutions. DuPont is committed to developing digital ink solutions to help sustainable packaging growth, including a full range of food compliant ink products and leveraging global customer partnerships to develop ink solutions for label and flexible packaging printing.
“Artistri aqueous pigment inks are a key asset for digital printing customers or manufacturing customers looking for short runs, customization and a shortened supply chain while addressing the demand for sustainability,” Bernd concludes.