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Aurora’s printable textiles on show at SGIA Expo 2018

Several printer and finishing equipment manufacturers will demonstrate their newest technologies at SGIA on Aurora printable textiles.

12th October 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Yorkville, IL

Sports/​Outdoor, Clothing/​Footwear, Interiors

The full Expressions line offers a broad range of printable fabrics in both 60 inch and 122-126 inch widths. © Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Aurora Specialty Textiles Group will play a major role at several of the booths at SGIA Expo 2018, in addition to hosting visitors at its own booth on the main floor. The exhibition takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, from 18-20 October.

Several major digital printer manufacturers and finishing equipment brands will use Aurora's printable textiles – including Aurora’s new fully-expanded, Expressions canvas line – to demonstrate their newest advanced printing and finishing technologies on the convention floor.

“Nearly anywhere you turn at SGIA 2018, you'll see Aurora’s printable textiles at work demonstrating the latest equipment technologies, including new equipment from several of the show’s Platinum and Gold sponsors,” the company reports.

At HP booths, 120” wide Expressions Matte Canvas will be used to demonstrate HP’s Latex 3600 printer and Expressions 60” wide Gloss Canvas and 60” wide Expressions Décor Semi-Gloss Canvas will be used on the HP Latex 570.

Mimaki will use Aurora’s Linen FR, Twill FR, and Uncoated Cotton Fabric to demonstrate Mimaki’s textile pigment Inks. Durst will run Dual rolls of 96” Expressions Matte Canvas on the Durst Rho 512R LED printer. Fujifilm will use Aurora’s 63" Pearl on Fujifilm’s Acuity Ultra 3208W, which is making its debut at SGIA.

SwissQprint will use 122" wide Expressions Semi-Gloss Canvas to demonstrate the new Newsprint Nyala 3, another show premiere.

Zund will run Aurora’s 60" Triple White on Zund’s S3 L-1600 and the G3 3XL-3200 digital cutters. Finally, IT Supplies will use Aurora’s 60" Expressions Semi-Gloss and Matte canvases on the Canon OCE Colorado UV Gel ink and Epson S80 Solvent printers. IT will also transfer print on Aurora’s Accent Soft Knit 5oz with an Epson 9370 and IT will demo heat transfer on Aurora products with a Therm TX Rotary unit.

The full Expressions line offers a broad range of printable fabrics in both 60 inch and 122-126 inch widths. Expressions canvases have been engineered to optimise print performance on today’s latest wide format digital printers utilising UV, Latex, solvent and dye sublimation ink technologies and are available in five different finishes, three different Oxford weaves and in poly-cotton blends, as well as 100% cotton and 100% polyester.

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