Epson has launched two new 44-inch, dye-sublimation products – the SureColor SC-F6400 4-colour and SureColor SC-F6400H 6-colour.

Designed for low to medium-volume printing, the printers are designed for textile production, personalised products, and high-end photo reproduction. Based on Epson’s Micro TFP PrecisionCore technology, both machines offer different advantages, depending on the needs of the user. The SC-F6400 increases productivity by 20% compared to its predecessor, the SC-F6300. The SC-F6400H provides an extended colour gamut by offering the use of CMYK, plus a choice of either fluorescent pink and fluorescent yellow, light cyan and light magenta or orange and violet.

This means that, as Epson’s first 6-colour 44-inch dye-sublimation printer, users in the production of fashion, homewear, sportswear, soft signage and promotional items will find this enhancement of particular interest.

The SC-F6400 and SC-F6400H include new ink packs that contain 45% more ink (1.6L), reducing replacement frequency and waste. The ink packs only need to be shaken and inserted, no more pouring and stirring, which can create mess. The printers also feature a new 4.3-inch touch screen which is 30% larger than the previous model.

Simplified maintenance routines minimise downtime and software bundles are included to help businesses run more efficiently.

Tom Owers, product manager at Epson, said, ‘With a high market share, Epson has built a strong reputation for supporting business with true end-to-end printing solutions that offer the highest levels of quality, flexibility and cost-efficiency. These new printers are perfect examples of our commitment to listening to market needs and delivering timely and effective solutions.’