Mimaki Tx500-1800B production textile inkjet printer

Featuring an automated, belt-fed conveyance system, the Mimaki TX500-1800B is able to print direct to a broad range of natural and man-made fabrics, with a unique combination of both high quality and high production speeds. Capable of delivering long print runs for the fashion and soft furnishing markets, TX500-1800B offers the perfect digital textile manufacturing solution.

A specially designed conveyor belt feeds fabric without tension, enabling high quality printing on elastic materials, even with unattended operation.

Print speed 1.6 times greater than conventional Mimaki textile printing products at 60 square meters per hour and 600×450 dpi. Plateless on-demand printing in up to 8 colours with fast delivery of small lot manufacturing for improved time to market.

A variable dot function that delivers rich gradation without banding and accurate printing of fine lines for added value in the final product for fashion design.

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Various ink types that support a wide range of materials to meet the diverse needs of the textile and apparel industries. This includes reactive dye ink (Rc300), sublimation dye ink (Sb300), acid dye ink and pigment ink. Acid dye and pigment inks will be available in the near future. Ink is available in 2-litre ink bottles for reduced ink costs.
Automatic process for cleaning and drying the conveyor belt between or during projects to ensure that media is protected from staining or dampness.

TX500-1800B delivers:

  • High speed production up to 140 m2/h (in high-speed mode)
  • Automated belt-fed conveyance system
  • Multiple ink types to print to; Cotton, Polyester, Hemp (Linen) and Rayon
  • Mimaki Advanced Pass System (MAPS) & Correct Feeding Control CFC) reducing imperfections in high production mode
  • Mimaki Degassing Module (MDM-20) enabling use of bottled inks
  • Mist Removal Filter for enhanced print stability
  • Media roll handling up to 400 mm diameter and maximum weight of 60 kg

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