August 20, 2007 -- Wit-Color Digital Science & Technology Co., Ltd (Shanghai, China) has achieved Xaar 'Approved' status for its range of Wit-Color solvent inks for use with Xaar 128 printheads. This is the latest Xaar approval of a Chinese solvent ink manufacturer and recognises that Wit-Color ink meets Xaar's exacting standards for digital printing to produce consistent jetting performance when used with the Xaar 128 printhead.
This approval is an important accomplishment for Wit-Color. The company manufactures the Ultra range of digital printers, which incorporate Xaar 128 printheads, for domestic and global markets. The ability to supply Xaar 'Approved' inks guarantees a perfect match between inks and printheads and provides customers with a high level of confidence in both printer performance and quality of results.
In order to gain Xaar 'Approved' status, Wit-Color's solvent inks were subjected to a comprehensive range of tests. These include materials compatibility, printhead lifetime testing, print performance and extended reliability testing.
At a time when the industry is suffering from poor quality inks coming onto the market, the Xaar seal of approval strengthens Wit-Color's position internationally by confirming that the company provides a high-quality product. The Wit-Color inks that have been approved for the Xaar 128 now carry an instantly recognisable, tamper-evident, hologram to show that it is a genuine approved ink.
Dr Jill Woods, Ink Product Manager at Xaar explains: "Our approval programme offers long-term cost benefits to end users by providing approved ink solutions that have undergone demanding tests that ensure reliable jetting performance and optimum printhead life. Working with our OEM manufacturers, such as Wit-Color, we can ensure that inkjet printers deliver consistent performance for high-quality print applications."
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