GJS announces availability of Epson SureColor SC-F2000 Direct to Garment Printer
SYDNEY, Australia - July 28, 2014
Available now from GJS is the Epson SureColor SC-F2000 Direct to Garment printer. The SureColor SC-F2000 offers a high degree of flexibility, with the ability to print directly onto a wide range of fabric based products up to 25mm thick – from t-shirts and hoodies to jackets and carry bags, made from high quality 100 percent cotton to 50/50 fabric blends. With its high quality output and low running costs it provides line extension opportunities to clothing and merchandise manufacturers, prototyping opportunities for clothing designers and value-add opportunities to event organisers, print shops and retailers.
The Epson SC-F2000 is designed for single person operation, with easy loading and unloading, and will print a full sized t-shirt in as little as 44 seconds while simple logos and graphics are even faster. It comes with a removable platen that supports standard adult t-shirt sizes as well as many common merchandise items. It features a highly adjustable platen height that suits some of the thickest and most heavy garment types. An optical (LED) sensor helps to protect the mechanism against incorrect loading, and self-cleaning and self-maintenance helps delivers consistent results with reduced downtime and ink wastage.
Using Epson UltraChrome DG ink technology – an all new, direct-to-garment ink formulation developed specifically for the Epson PrecisionCore print head in the SC-F2000 – that produces precise and repeatable performance, outstanding image quality, and high reliability. UltraChrome DG Ink is an Epson-exclusive water-based pigment CMYK and CMYK + White ink technology that is available in 250ml cartridges for small volume custom work and large 600 ml cartridges for low-cost-per print volume production.
UltraChrome DG Ink produces a significantly enhanced colour range with high brightness, and is formulated for easy fixing with a durable low tack finish. The PrecisionCore print head provides improved resolution and enhanced reliability with precise dot sizing and placement for accurate colour with minimal bleed and low ink consumption. The system is quick to install, easy to operate and comes with a manufacturer’s warranty. Prints can be made on pre-cut material or directly onto a finished garment with a heat press then used to fix the ink, enabling production of customised and value-added goods with high impact and good wash/wear durability.
GJS is Australia’s premier provider of solutions and services for the textile, promotional products, custom photo gift, sign and display industries. With over 40 years’ experience, GJS supplies everything needed to start and operate a successful printing business including equipment, consumables, training and support. Headquartered in Revesby, NSW, and with additional teams located in Victoria and Queensland, GJS serves customers throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. For more information visit: gjs.co. GJS and the GJS logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of GJS. Other names are trademarks of their respective owners.