Direct-Sublimation Adapter Kit
Mimaki (www.mimaki.com) reports that its JV5-320S is now available in a 320DS model for direct-sublimation printing through a modification kit. The DS adapter kit includes what Mimaki describes as a ditch that acts as a gutter for ink run-off that penetrates through loose-weave material. The JV5-320DS uses aqueous inks, applys ink directly to the substrate, and then heat-sets the ink into the material in a separate step. The process eliminates transfer papers. Mimaki says the JV5-320DS is perfect for banners, flags, P-O-P displays, soft signage, and more.