PIKE®: Single-pass digital textile printer

Achieving the highest net productivity available with a digital textile printer.



At a glance


  • Printing up to 3600 linear meters per hour 
  • 1200 dpi native resolution 
  • Guaranteed production capacity and image quality 
  • Reducing print head damage with the Archer technology 
  • Achieve the highest print quality with Archer+
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Specifications PIKE

Good to know about the PIKE

Printing Method

Single-pass inkjet printer

Print Heads

6-9 printing stations, each containing 43 print heads with Archer technology

Print Head Levels

3-6 mm above fabric surface

Print Resolution

1200 x 1200 dpi

Drop Size

2-10 picolitre variable drop size

Printing Speed

3-60 m/min

Inks

Reactive C, M, Y, Deep Black, Orange and Blue.

Dryer

2-section gas-heated dryer 

Optional: a 3 or 4-section dryer with frequency-controlled exhaust fan

Drying Temperature

70°C-150°C in 1 or 3 passages

 All print heads are controlled by Archer technology, allowing the PIKE to achieve excellent and precise printing quality.

Most important benefits of the PIKE digital textile printer

Thanks to the large amount of fixed mounted print heads, PIKE provides the highest productivity maintaining the high 1200 dpi image quality. It can print up to 3600 linear meters per hour, making it perfect for large run production printing. Additionally, the PIKE is very reliable and can guarantee set production capacities and image quality.

Combining the flexibility of a digital textile printer with the familiarity and productivity of a rotary printing, the PIKE is bound to be a trustworthy addition to your printing process.

In short, the 3 most important benefits are:

  • Fast Delivery
  • High Reliability
  • Design Versatility
“Two major trends are affecting us: the growth of fast-fashion and more challenging designs. SPGPrints’ PIKE printer addresses both these challenges and offers scope for future developments.”
Mário Jorge Machado

Former CEO Adalberto Estampados

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Reducing print head failure with Archer® Technology

Fine line detail, blotches and tonel curves. Your unique designs are getting even better with Archer technology’s high resolution, large drop-size range and high jetting frequencies. These assets make sure the risk of damaging the print heads reduces greatly. 

SPGPrints digital printing inks are optimized for Archer technology and, with only six colours, offer a colour gamut that exceeds the HD-gamut of today’s digital textile printing solutions that typically use 8 colours.

Archer’s high resolution
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