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Hollanders Revs Up ColorBooster

90-in. machine features color-management workflow

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Hollanders ColorBooster textile printer, which premiered at the end of 2003, has been updated with a new color-management workflow. The new system uses standard ICC-conversion, independent image and vector paths, and ink- and input-channel formulations.

The 90-in. ColorBooster directly prints onto polyester and other coated/uncoated textiles utilizing an open ink system. The 8- color water-based disperse inks are stored in 5-l tanks. Hollanders has identified a selected list of inks that offers the best compatibility and running features.

The printer boasts resolutions up to 2880 x 2880 dpi, unattended printing capabilities, and speeds up to 861 sq ft/hr.

Price: "??145,000 ($175,000 US), without RIP. (Hollanders Printing Systems: www.hollanders-ps.nl)

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