DuPont introduces Artistri® Brite P5500 for DTG Inks

Artistri digital inks deliver color that always keeps up

DuPont Artistri® Inks are the result of a relentless pursuit of excellence. For decades, Artistri® has been on the cutting-edge of ink, dispersion and polymer technologies, empowering customers to achieve brilliant prints on a wide array of substrates for textile, paper and packaging applications. DuPont Artistri® Inks provide solutions for apparel and active wear, indoor, outdoor and in-home textiles.

Artistri® Brite pigment inks provide high-quality colors with consistent reliability to help streamline direct to garment (DTG) workflow and repeatability. Specially designed for DTG decorators and fulfillment houses who want to move to digital printing but need a faster more reliable process that provides high quality and repeatability. Artistri® Brite inks support the next generation industrial printers that print up to 3X faster. P5000 series significantly improves color range and everyday direct to garment printing production repeatability and significantly streamlines your direct to garment (DTG) workflow. P5003 is a fabric pre-treatment product for application onto dark-colored cotton t-shirts that enables efficient and consistent printing combined with bright, wash-resistant color prints. P5010 is a fabric pre-treatment product for application onto white cotton and polyester shirts.

About ISS (Impressions Expo):

Date: January 21-23, 2022
Place: Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California
Registration: https://impressionsexpo.com/longbeach/

DuPont introduces the new series for its Pigment Inks portfolio, DuPont™ Artistri® Brite P5500, at ISS Long Beach, CA (January 21-23, 2022).

Artistri® P5500 ink is specially designed for DTG printers (direct to garment), decorators and fulfillment houses who want to transition to or expand their digital printing operations and are looking to achieve repeatably high quality, durable prints through a reliable cost-effective printing process. The new Artistri® P5500 set of ink colors deliver the same great color of P5000 but with improved wash fastness with both press or oven curing and with faster curing times. Artistri® P5590 white ink adds longer shelf life to its customer prized coverage effectiveness and stretchability. The high gamut volume aqueous-based ink set is designed to work in printers with low-viscosity piezo-electric printheads and is suitable for all direct to garment applications, including DTF (Direct to Film).

“Test results clearly show the advantage of DuPont™ Artistri® P5500 Inks in shorter curing times, color gamut, and wash fastness”, said Stephen Richardson, general manager of Impression Technology. “In particular, the outstanding compatibility of these inks with our new print-heads raises our expectations for use in various DTG digital textile printing products that will be introduced in the near future.”

Apparel printed with Artistri digital inks

Because color, quality, and consistency mean everything in the fashion world, Artistri® digital inks for apparel are specifically developed to provide batch-to-batch color consistency over runs and time, for a variety of fabrics. So whether you’re printing direct-to-garment or roll-to-roll, short runs or long runs, Artistri® digital inks deliver brilliant, lasting colors, every time.

With the DuPont™ Artistri® P5500 ink set, printers will be able to tailor their ink usage to the application without compromising color, fastness and repeatability. “We are delighted to deliver a full solution that helps enable leading printing performance in all the areas that contribute to our customers’ success: brilliant and durable colors with less ink plus reduced curing times for oven and press while still delivering printing consistency and dependability to help lower operations and maintenance costs,” said Eric Beyeler, global marketing manager, DuPont™ Artistri® Digital Inks.

Artistri digital inks used on T-shirts

Artistri® digital inks deliver best-in-class black and white inks, and incredible color fastness to the world of “Fast Fashion.” Through a range of inks capable of printing on fabrics from cotton to polyester, Artistri® digital inks provide long-lasting vibrant colors for short-run printed apparel.

Key features that benefit DTG printers:

  • Brilliant colors: gamut volume > 175,000
  • White coverage: L*>92
  • Longer shelf life through improved redispersibility
  • Dark shirt wash fastness (after 5 washes at 45oC) for press & oven cure > 4 (0-5 scale)
outdoor usage

Seasons come and go, but rich, bright colors are here to last with UV and weather resistant Artistri® digital inks. The exceptional colors of Artistri® digital inks are incredibly durable, and easily printed on surfaces including nylon and vinyl making them the perfect choice for outdoor flags and banners. Give the great outdoors even greater colors with Artistri® digital inks.

Artistri® Brite P5500 inks are now available for sale. To find out more, please visit https://www.dupont.com/products/artistri-brite-pigment-inks.html

About DuPont Electronics & Industrial

DuPont Electronics & Industrial is a global supplier of new technologies and performance materials serving the semiconductor, circuit board, display, digital and flexographic printing, healthcare, aerospace, industrial and transportation industries. From advanced technology centers worldwide, teams of talented research scientists and application experts work closely with customers, providing solutions, products and technical service to enable next-generation technologies. Find more information about DuPont™ Artistri® Digital Inks at www.artistri.dupont.com.

About DuPont

DuPont (NYSE: DD) is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets including electronics, transportation, construction, water, healthcare and worker safety. More information about the company, its businesses and solutions can be found at www.dupont.com. Investors can access information included on the Investor Relations section of the website at investors.dupont.com.

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