E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, commonly referred to as DuPont, is an American conglomerate that was founded in July 1802 as a gunpowder mill by French Éleuthère Irénée du Pont. In the 20th century, DuPont developed many polymers and synthetic pigments and paints including the Artistri ink.
DuPont Digital Printing produces Artistri inkjet ink for the textile printing market and is formulated with the same dyes and pigments used in conventional textile printing. This digital textile inks, available in both pigment and dye-based, combine DuPont proprietary pigment dispersion, polymer and ink formulation technology.
Artistri Brite Digital Textile Inks
In October 20 of 2014 DuPont introduced their Artistri Brite digital textile inks, designed to deliver change in color saturation and speed for advanced direct to garment (DTG) printing.
DuPont Digital Printing Collaborates with EFI Reggiani
In November 10 of 2015 DuPont and EFI Reggiani announce the introduction of DuPont Artistri PK2600 digital textile pigment ink for EFI Reggiani ReNOIR digital textile printers, it is designed primarily for cotton textile roll-to-roll printing that shows performance comparable to reactive ink.
“We are proud of the year-long effort with DuPont on this development, and we are very pleased with the results that will help customers be more productive, efficient and environmentally friendly,” said Ambrogio Caccia Dominioni, managing director, EFI Reggiani. “We are looking forward to demonstrating the benefits of the ink to textile customers at the upcoming ITMA exhibition in Italy.”
DuPont Announces New Artistri Inks
During Drupa 2016 DuPont launch an improved DuPont Artistri inks with brighter colors, shorter production cycles and higher production throughput for direct-to-garment (DTG) and roll-to-roll (RTR) printing.
Launches Artistri Xite S1500 Dye Sublimation Ink
In September 14, 2016 DuPont launched their Artistri Xite S1500 dye sublimation ink for polyester textile substrates, also available for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and printers.
Artistri Xite S1500 ink is designed to work with coated dye sublimation papers in multiple areas including garment decoration, fast fashion/couture, and point-of-purchase signage and trade booth construction.
“We are excited to add Artistri® Xite S1500 to our family of inks. This is an ink that delivers what our customers expect from DuPont – exceptional color saturation, printing efficiency and innovation. This is the next step as we continue to build our portfolio and meet the growing needs of the digital textile market,”