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When it comes to printing direct-to-garment, we’ve seen all kinds of prints and patterns printed on different types of fabrics and color schemes. Kornit recently launched the new MAX digital printing technology which delivers a high-density graphic design decoration and it can simulate embroidery, vinyl, and heat transfer in a single and waste-free process making it a revolutionary technology for the industry.

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This new product is creating huge expectations into the fashion and apparel industry aiming at MAX technology is coming to expand its resources of digital on-demand textile production and not just keeping it with mainstream fabric types.

“Kornit’s new MAX capabilities bring sustainable on-demand production to the mainstream,” said Omer Kulka, Kornit Digital CMO. "We plan to roll it out to additional market segments such as team sports, athleisure, diverse categories of fashion, and home décor applications."

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The Kornit Atlas MAX is available on the market now. Its industrial-scale direct-to-garment production system provides great printing quality and a wide and vivid range of colors. It is currently working with the new XDi technology for 3D printing and a new Kornit Atlas system update will be delivered during the first months of 2022.

These are some of the specs for MAX Technology according to Kornit:

  • Powered by advanced MAX technology
  • Enhanced print durability
  • Eco rapid ink set with eco-fix fixation
  • Eco rapid QFix and Intensifier
  • Reduced staining on challenging fabrics
  • Robust & user-friendly production
  • A single setup for multiple fabrics and needs
  • Kornit's XDi technology: 3D effect & high-density printing
  • CO2-neutral, GOTS, and OEKO TEX approved.

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    Besides Kornit’s MAX, its ActiveLoad Automation technology is a new robotic system and its main purpose is to ensure continuous production and consistency without having human error, in a labour-intensive media handling for the textile industry.

    “There’s a growing realization and acceptance that on-demand production is the answer to meeting the demands of today’s consumer,” added Ronen Samuel, Kornit Digital CEO.

    So Kornit is basically evolving and launching innovative products for the wide-format printing market. It makes users and consumers excited to always see what else we are going to see from them in the future.

    Photos courtesy of Kornit.

    Published in Textile Printing

    Monitoring human performance and health have always attracted interest of different science sectors. Many wearable devices have been invented incorporating electronics in wearable patches, wristbands, and other configurations that monitor either localized or overall physiological information such as heart rate or blood glucose.

    Recently researchers at Tufts University’s School of Engineering team have takes a different, non-electronic approach, developing a biomaterial-based inks that respond to and quantify chemicals released from the body (e.g. in sweat and potentially other biofluids) or in the surrounding environment by changing color.

    This ink can be screen printed onto textiles such as clothes, shoes, or even face masks in complex patterns and at high resolution, providing a detailed map of human response or exposure. The screen printable bio-inks can be used like any ink developed for screen printing, and so can be applied not just to clothing but also to various surfaces such as wood, plastics and paper to generate patterns ranging from hundreds of microns to tens of meters.

    “The use of novel bioactive inks with the very common method of screen printing opens up promising opportunities for the mass-production of soft, wearable fabrics with large numbers of sensors that could be applied to detect a range of conditions,” Fiorenzo Omenetto, corresponding author and the Frank C. Doble Professor of Engineering at Tufts’ School of Engineering. “The fabrics can end up in uniforms for the workplace, sports clothing, or even on furniture and architectural structures.”

    Bioactive inks printed on wearable textiles can map conditions over the entire surface of the body.
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