New Roland Sublimation Ink

Increases Productivity and Profitability

Roland DG Benelux a JV-company of Roland DG Corporation Japan, has introduced today their new SBL2 sublimation ink, packed in 1-liter bottles for heat transfer printing with its Hi-Fi Express FP-740 sublimation inkjet printer.. The ink will be distributed from our headquarters in Oevel, Belgium through our dealer network in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Slovakia and Switzerland.

"Soft signage is a new visual communication medium that showcases the unique look and texture of fabric," said Yohei Shinomura, Roland DG color product manager. "In addition to its visual appeal, fabric is an excellent choice for environmentally-conscious customers. To maximize this medium, the FP-740 featuring SBL2 ink delivers vibrant color and exceptional color fastness on lightweight, flexible fabrics for beautiful flags and banners. The SBL2′s large 1-liter bottles also support unattended, high-volume printing for greater productivity."

The FP-740 and SBL2 ink produce rich, dense colors for high-impact graphics that dry quickly. When equipped with SBL2, the FP-740 produces a very fine dot pattern for maximum ink transfer to the final fabric. As a result, sublimated graphics reflect flawless, even ink coverage and deep, vivid colors with absolutely no banding. Once printed, FP-740 soft signage is easy to handle, safe to install, and lightweight for reduced shipping costs.

New SBL2 Ink for the FP-740 Features:

  • New lower-cost sublimation ink makes soft signage production highly profitable
  • Generates dense, vivid colors for stunning flags and banners
  • Dries quickly on the transfer paper′s surface for maximum ink transfer to the final fabric
  • Large 1-liter bottles support high-volume, unattended production

Roland Hi-Fi Express FP-740 Sublimation Inkjet Printer

The Hi-Fi Express FP-740 74" high-performance sublimation inkjet printer creates brilliant sublimated graphics for a range of applications including soft signage. Featuring eight advanced piezo print heads, a high-capacity ink system and built-in media feed and take-up system, the FP-740 produces precision quality graphics at print speeds of up to 51m²/h. The FP-740 maintains image quality even through long production runs for consistent, reliable prints every time. The FP-740 prints on a wide variety of commercially available transfer papers.* Sublimated prints are easily transferred to polyester fabric, preserving the fabric′s natural drape and texture.

Roland DG Corporation

Roland DG Corporation is a leading worldwide manufacturer of inkjet devices, milling and engraving machines, vinyl cutters, 3D scanners, a jewelry wax model maker and photo impact printers. In addition, the company markets software and other components that provide professionals with complete solutions. Roland DG′s "Digital Value Engineering" (DVE) employs the latest digital technology to improve the company′s business workflow processes. Integral to DVE, Roland DG has replaced its conventional production lines with a digitally-controlled system entitled Digital Yatai. Roland′s Digital Yatai production technology features guided on-screen instructions and other automated systems that enable individuals to produce Roland inkjet printers and other products in an unassisted manner while preventing human errors. Roland DG is ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 9001:2000 certified. The company strives to preserve environmental protection while maintaining the highest quality standards.

Roland DG Corporation (TSE symbol 6789) - First Section, Tokyo Stock Exchange
Phone: +81 (0)53-484-1201
Fax: +81 (0)53-484-1216

*We recommend test printing first to confirm print quality.