OKI Data Americas Introduces New Digital Color Printer for Textile Transfer Printing

Mount Laurel, NJ (August 6, 2015) – OKI Data Americas announces availability of the C831TS – a compact new digital color printer specifically designed for textile transfer printing. With breathtaking full color printing capabilities, fast print speeds and CMYK output on transfer media up to 11" x 17", the C831TS (Transfer System) delivers output quickly and cost-effectively, and is ideal for t-shirt and apparel decorating. With its introduction, OKI Data is offering a special promotion – a free case of Fruit of the Loom® t-shirts for those who purchase a C831TS, C711WT or pro920WT through September 30, 2015.

The C831TS prints on transfer sheets that can be used with a wide variety of fabric substrates. It features enhanced high definition color printing and Single Pass Color™ technologies with a straight-through paper path for results that would ordinarily require expensive specialty media printing processes. With customized support for textile transfer media, users can set-up jobs quickly to increase productivity.

Highlights of the C831TS include:

  • Full color printing at up to 8 ppm on 8.5" x 11" transfer media, and up to 6 ppm on 11" x 17" transfer media2
  • Excellent running cost offering lower costs per square inch
  • Compact design
  • Multi-purpose feeder holds up to 100 sheets
  • Single Pass Color digital technology and straight-through paper path to handle a variety of approved transfer media3
  • PostScript® 3™ and PCL® 6 emulations
  • Prints on media from 3" x 5" up to 11.6" x 52"
  • HD color printing technology for sharp detail and rich, dramatic color
  • 2-Year On-Site limited warranty3 on the printer, and industry-leading 5-year warranty on the LED printheads

“OKI Data continues to deliver new and cutting-edge printing technologies for a broad new range of commercial applications,” said Rich Egert, Vice President of Global New Business Development for OKI Data Americas. “The C831TS is no exception. Its fast and cost-effective output allows apparel decorators to deliver full color decorated t-shirts and textiles to the market eliminating the need for time consuming set-ups and other costly fees.”

“Whether the need is for one imprinted garment or thousands, the C831TS produces output on-demand with ease,” Egert concluded.

“Fruit of the Loom is excited to collaborate with OKI Data on this initiative,” said Jeff Traen, Director of Marketing for Fruit of the Loom, Inc. “Our HD (high density) tee shirt collection delivers a superior decorating surface. Together with OKI Data’s industry-leading printing solutions, consumers can generate superior print results at a great value.”

The C831TS is available for limited distribution, and can be purchased from Graphics One, LLC and ISW, and supports select Neenah, Forever and GraphicsOne transfer media.

OKI Data products are built on parent company OKI Data Corporation’s history of leadership and innovation. Most of OKI Data’s color printing solutions feature Single Pass Color as well as proprietary digital LED and HD Color technologies. These technologies allow OKI Data Americas to manufacture products that require fewer moving parts for increased reliability and outstanding color output quality.

OKI provides live4, toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America. In addition, OKI Data live chat feature is available to customers within the US and Canada seeking online support on weekdays during normal business hours within the Eastern time zone.