Epson ML-8000 Fabric Printer

ML-8000 Fabric Printer

Industrial Products

A new standard in Digital Textile Printing

Printing technology PrecisionCore inkjet technology
Number of printheads 8
Number of colours 8
Maximum print resolution 1,200 x 1,200 dpi (Pigment ink printing)
Gradation process Variable-Sized Droplet Technology
Max print width 1,850 mm (72.8")
Max print length Unlimited
Max fabric width 1,850 mm (72.8")
Max fabric thickness 5.0 mm
Square Maximum printing speed (m2/h) 290
(300 × 600 dpi, 1 pass)2
Typical printing speed 1 (m2/h) 155
(600 × 600 dpi, 2 pass)3
Typical printing speed 2 (m2/h) 104
(900 × 600 dpi, 3 pass)4
Maximum printing speed (sq ft/hr) 3,122
(300 × 600 dpi, 1 pass)2
Typical printing speed 1 (sq ft/hr) 1,668
(600 × 600 dpi, 2 pass)3
Typical printing speed 2 (sq ft/hr) 1,119
(900 × 600 dpi, 3 pass)4
Linear Maximum printing speed (lmt/h) 193
(300 × 600 dpi, 1 pass)2
Typical printing speed 1 (lmt/h) 103
(600 × 600 dpi, 2 pass)3
Typical printing speed 2 (lmt/h) 69
(900 × 600 dpi, 3 pass)4
Maximum printing speed (li ft/hr) 634
(300 × 600 dpi, 1 pass)2
Typical printing speed 1 (li ft/hr) 339
(600 × 600 dpi, 2 pass)3
Typical printing speed 2 (li ft/hr) 227
(900 × 600 dpi, 3 pass)4
Pigment Inks Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Grey, Red, Green, Orange (10L or 3L)
Fabric drive Conveyor belt with thermoplastic adhesive
Belt washing Automatic
Fabric roll diameter 400mm (15.7”)
Fabric roll weight 100Kg (220 lb)
Fabric roll core diameter 2” or 3”
Temperature Operating: 20°C - 30°C
Recommended: 22°C - 28°C
Humidity Operating: 35 - 80%RH (no condensation)
Voltage Main unit: 380~415 V, 3 phase + Neutral + Earth
50Hz/60Hz ± 3%
Rated current Main unit: 30 A
Power consumption (Operating) Main unit: 12 kw
Air tube connection Ø125 mm
Air flow 900 m3 per hour
Connector Connect with a Ø25 mm (int. diam) pipe
Flushing area connector Connect with a Ø12 mm (int. diam) hose
Waste ink Connector Connect with a Ø25 mm (int. diam) hose
Transmission Speed USB 3.0 Ethernet 1000BASE-T
A personal computer will be required for installation and operation of this printing system. The PC should have a minimum 3Ghz multicore processor with separate GPU, 8GB memory, 250GB HDD (1TB recommended), running 64bit Windows 7/8 or OS X/10.6.8 or greater. For optimum performance it is recommended that 1000Base-T Ethernet networking be employed. A network with external Web access will be required for installation, registration and software activation. Operation of Epson Cloud Solution PORT will require that the printer be connected to a network with Internet access and a router configured for two way data exchange.
The typical operational environment for this printer will require a calendar style heat press which will need to be sourced separately. Please speak with your dealer for recommendations.
This printer is covered by a 30 day warranty that covers parts and labour. It is supplied with additional CoverPlus that extends cover to a total of 1, 3 or 5 years. Customers who need 2 or 4 year cover can purchase an additional 1 year of CoverPlus. Customers who order their printer with 1 or 3 year CoverPlus may extend cover through the purchase of one or more CoverPlus Packs within 365 days of the original installation (total cover may not exceed 5 years).

Epson Cloud Solution PORT is a secure cloud based service that is used to facilitate the provision of support on this model. Agreement to the terms of supply and registration under the program is required to enable fulfilment of CoverPlus. During operation the the printer must remain connected to a network with Internet access via a router configured for two way data transfer.

This model supports User Self Replacement of print heads. Operation requires Epson Cloud Solution PORT and nomination of one or more staff members to perform the process. Staff should have a moderate level of technical skill and will be required to undertake training (this can generally be performed during the installation process). In the event that staff leave employment replacements will need to be nominated and undertake training (this may attract additional charges).

Service may be restricted or limited if equipment is not installed in an appropriate environment, not appropriately maintained, be modified, used outside of specification &/or with non-Epson consumables. For further details on cover, terms and conditions please review the warranty terms listed on this web-site. Do not make modifications to the product, take care with the use of 3rd party consumables, consult Epson directly if you have any questions or concerns.

Usage Conditions
Epson products are designed and made to give highly reliable use and long life when used according to its specifications. With any system, product or device used in situations where human life may be involved or at risk, Epson advises that you should take all necessary steps to ensure the suitability of your Epson product for inclusion in your system, and recommends that you include fail-safe procedures and redundancy support or backup equipment in your system, to maintain the maximum safety margin and optimum system reliability. Examples include but are not limited to – do not interfere with any electrical components within the device, do not use items supplied with the product for purposes other than as intended by Epson (ie mains cords, inks, CDs, plastic wrapping) and do not make modifications to the product.

This printer is designed to function only with genuine Epson ink cartridges and not with third party ink cartridges. The printer may not function properly or at all if you use third party ink cartridges.