Roland DGA introduces Texart XT-640S Direct-to-Garment Printer

Roland DGA Texart XT-640S

Roland DGA has announced the Texart XT-640S, a multi-station direct-to-garment printer, aimed at a variety of printing businesses, including screen printers and graphic apparel businesses.

The XT-640S has a sliding baseplate and platen flatbed operation, giving the user the flexibility to customize a wide variety of cotton and cotton-blend products, including specialty apparel items, accessories, gifts, interior décor, and more. A separate control tower with touchpad controls, user-friendly CADlink Digital Factory Apparel Software, and innovations like customer barcode reading, allow for easy integration into current production workflows, the company says.

The XT-640S print on multiple T-shirts at a time, its 63” x 54” flatbed with a Z height of eight inches adds the capablity to customize items like towels, blankets, jeans, jackets, décor, and more. The printer’s rail-based system, multiple stations, sliding baseplate, and docking platen operation optimize efficiency and productivity, says Roland DGA. While one set of product platens is in production, users can pre-treat and set up platens for the next print job.

“Our new Texart XT-640S direct-to-garment printer fulfills a truly unique market niche,” says Lily Hunter, Roland DGA Senior Product Manager. “This versatile, easy-to-use machine not only enables users to print directly on a wide variety of apparel and accessory items, it also allows screen print businesses and other types of operations to accept a broader range of jobs. They can print small batches quickly with low operational costs, but they also have the continuous printing capabilities to accommodate larger production runs. And, regardless of the type of job, users can depend on XT-640S to deliver high quality, customer-pleasing output.”

The XT-640S can typically be integrated into a business’s own production management software, it also comes bundled with CADlink Digital Factory Apparel Software, which can be used as a standalone system. This advanced, easy-to-use RIP boasts high-fidelity color printing, job preparation, and web-to-print management tools designed to streamline production workflow. This includes integration and reading of customer barcodes for automatic job sorting, tools for simple image placement on garments.