Mtex Solutions launches new digital
textile printer series
manufacturer Mtex presented three new digital direct-to-textile
printers, the Dragon, the Scorpion and the Eagle.
The 1.9 m-wide Dragon is a roll-to-roll machine and uses
eight heads. It runs in four or eight colours and prints at a
maximum speed of 137sqm/hr. It is aimed at the sign, display
graphics and interior décor market.
The 1.9 m wide Scorpion is the roll-to-roll machine with an
adhesive belt option for stretched or knitted fabrics. It is
available with either 16 or 32 heads, running at maximum speeds
of up to 550sqm/hr, and is aimed at the high-end fashion market.
The 3.2m-wide Eagle roll-to-roll printer is also available
with the adhesive belt option and runs at a maximum speed of up
to 543 sqm/hr. It is aimed at the display graphics and home
The Scorpion is available with acid/pigment or reactive ink
dyes while the Eagle uses disperse or pigment inks. All three
printers run at a maximum resolution of 1,440dpi and have
variable drop sizes of 3-24pl.
Miguel Ferreira, sales director for Mtex and New Solution,
said that the use of the different kinds of ink is what is so
important about the machines.
“These are the new machines, with new technology and the
innovation is that you can use different kinds of pigments. So
for sign and display you would use disperse or for home textile,
you would use reactive pigment.”
"We are truly at the next wave of digital textile technology
innovation. At Mtex, we have invested millions in manufacturing
and R&D facilities so we now manufacture everything in-house
from the humble nut and bolt to the complete machines you see
during this exhibition."
"We have invested in steel cutting, steel machining, CNC
routing, robotic painting, production control, quality control,
hardware assembly, equipment testing and more. Now we have total
control over the design, production, manufacturing and testing
processes, enabling us to develop cutting-edge products that,
once again, set the standards of the digital textile print
Diogo Liz, Saleeem Tanoli and Stewart Bell
"We are delighted to announce these products at FESPA this
year and welcome both, existing and new customers to visit our
booth and find out for themselves just how cost-effective these
new machines are with our unbeatable ink prices."
New Solution also used FESPA 2017 to launch its new packaging
machine, the NS Multi, which can produce lower quantity runs of
packaging jobs. It is mainly intended for the customised box
The five-colour (CMYKK) NS Multi prints at a maximum speed of
300mm/sec at a maximum resolution of 1,600 dpi. It has a maximum
web width of 1.1m and has an additional lamination module, which
laminates hot and cold at up to 18m/min, concluded Ferreira,
sales director for Mtex and New Solution.