The Epson SureColor F10070 is a 76-inch roll-to-roll industrial dye-sublimation printer for producing bright, high-quality textiles for fashion, sports apparel, home decor, and soft signage. It was engineered to meet the evolving needs of today’s textile industry and support the expansion of textile sourcing and production in the U.S.
“The high-performance SureColor F10070 provides an efficient and cost effective dye-sublimation solution for print shops looking to produce medium to large high-quality apparel runs and bid on incoming textile orders from businesses that sell direct to consumer,” said Tim Check, senior product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America. He said the SureColor F10070 also supports onshoring production needs by shortening lead times, decreasing costs, and streamlining workflows.
Four, user-replaceable 4.7 inch Epson PrecisionCore printheads deliver high productivity with extreme drop placement accuracy for sharp detail and bright colors.
The lower-cost high-capacity, replaceable ink pack system holds up to 20 liters of UltraChrome DS ink per color. This reduces ink costs up to 50 percent (compared to T46C dye-sub ink used in the SureColor F9470. The four colors of UltraChrome DS inks include cyan, magenta, and yellow plus a high-density black ink that produces exceptional color saturation and high contrast.
The hot-swappable ink system automatically switches from an empty ink pack to new ink pack without stopping the print job. The enables longer printer runs without user intervention.
A redesigned 9-inch touchscreen control panel lets operators see the image printing and monitor print, paper, and ink status. Users can also understand environmental conditions for optimized print performance.
An advanced auto paper tension control system and fabric head wiper system clean the media and remove dust before printing.
A compact media dryer includes a front heater that can reach temperatures up to 230 degrees Fahrenheit and an underside header that reaches temperatures of 122 degrees Fahrenheit. This helps supports full-speed performance in a space-saving design.
Epson Edge Print RIP software enables users to get the best possible quality output with Epson’s Precision Dot technology that chooses the optimum droplet sizes and screening patterns. It includes the Adobe PostScript 3 engine that enables users to process PostScript data for a variety of digital file formats. Epson Edge Print simplifies file management, color control, screening, nesting, and step-and-repeat patterns.
Cloud-based printer fleet reporting through Epson’s production-management Cloud Solution PORT.
Four types of performance-optimized transfer papers can be purchased from Epson:
- Rigid Photo Optimized
- Adhesive Textile
The Epson SureColor F10070 has an MSRP of $89,995 and ships directly from Epson America. Several Epson Preferred Plus service plans are available.
About Epson Professional Printers
Epson America, based in Long Beach, CA, is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America.
The Epson SureColor collection of professional and industrial printers includes:
- the F series for apparel and textiles;,
- the S series for signs and displays;
- the P series for photographic imaging;
- the T series for technical documents and drawings
Visit Epson Professional Imaging for more details.
Epson America announced the Epson SureColor F10070 on August 20, 2020.