Training

We want to share with you everything there is to know about inkjet. From inkjet basics to training programs customised for your needs, we’ve got you covered.
Practical sessions lead by inkjet specialists enable you to become the expert! We also provide refresher courses to keep your knowledge up to date with our technology.

We are training architects, providing tailored
training programmes for every customer


Our Courses

Print system operator training

1 day course

A hands-on course from a member of our Service team, plus setup support from the Samples team. This teaches new operators of our print systems everything they need to know to get up and running with common operations, with a wealth of practical sessions led by experienced engineers.
Course modules
Introduction
  • Health & Safety
  • Printhead technology introduction
  • Print engine overview
 
Printer operation
  • Correct care and maintenance
  • Overview of print engine components
  • Ink systems: operating parameters, re-circulation, routine maintenance
  • GIS operating software basic overview
 
 
  • Setup of print jobs
  • Start-up & shut-down procedure
  • UV curing
  • Screening & resolution
  • Colour management (including practical session)
  • Typical print faults and how to resolve them
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Print system maintenance training

2 day course

A hands-on course from a member of our Service team, plus setup support from the Samples team. This is a two day session showing you how to handle complete maintenance of your print system. Day one covers all the required theory and day two teaches you what to look out for and how to fix the common issues.
Course modules
Introduction
  • Health & Safety
  • Printhead technology introduction
  • Print engine overview
Day 1
Print engine support + service
  • Fault finding and repair
  • Overview of print engine components
  • Maintenance: head cleaning, alignment and change process
  • Ink systems: operating parameters, re-circulation, routine maintenance
  • GIS operating software basic overview
Day 2
Maintenance + technical
  • Removing and replacing printheads
  • Setting voltages
  • Aligning printheads
  • Integration issues on presses / conveyors
  • Web wander
  • Web clearance
  • Static
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OEM basic training

3 day course

This course includes all of the elements needed to design and develop your own inkjet printing system based on Konica Minolta printheads. Time is spent in both the classroom and practical sessions in the laboratory. Our experienced team will show you the key points of good system design, as well as how to troubleshoot and optimise inkjet systems for best results.
Course modules
Introduction
  • Health & Safety
  • Printhead technology introduction
  • Print engine overview
 
 
  • GIS software overview & interfacing with GIS
  • UV Curing
  • Integration examples and troubleshooting
  • Inks and ink parameters
  • Reliability and printing parameters
 
 
  • Wetting & adhesion
  • Screening and resolution
  • Colour management (including practical session)
  • Print sample process
  • Pre-treatments
OEM refresher course

1-2 days, as required

OEM training is also available as a more compact refresher course for those who need to top up their skills and knowledge. This can be either 1 or 2 days as required.

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Konica Minolta printhead training

2 day course

This course includes time in both the classroom and practical sessions in the ink lab. It will teach you everything you need to know to get the most out of Konica Minolta printheads. Our experienced team will show you how to set them up, use them day to day, troubleshoot and optimise them for best results.
Course modules
Introduction
  • Health & Safety
  • Printhead technology introduction
  • Ink testing overview
  • Ink test process
 
 
  • Reliability optimisation
  • Inks and ink parameters
  • Wetting and adhesion
  • Inkjet printer design
  • Printhead selection
  • Printhead mounting & alignment
  • Design of electronics
  • Basic inkjet theory
  • Theory of operation of piezo inkjet
  • Ink limitation
  • Design of waveforms
 
 
  • Printhead technology in detail
  • Auto-maintenance
  • Ink system design
  • Head mount design
  • Resolution & greyscale
  • Throw distance
  • Integration issues on presses / conveyors
  • Web wander
  • Web clearance
  • Static
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Introduction to ink theory

1 day course

A foundation in inkjet theory, taught by our experienced engineers, and backed-up with hands-on experience in the laboratory using Konica Minolta printheads.
Course modules
Reliability test procedures
  • Compatibility
  • Factors affecting reliability
  • Latency
  • Capability of ink in terms of speed
  • Stability of ink in the printhead
  • Application testing
  • Machine testing
 
Wetting and adhesion of ink
  • Various types of inkjet ink
  • Factors affecting wetting and adhesion
  • Contact angle measurement techniques
  • Curing techniques
  • Cure delay
  • Adhesion tests
 
Image quality
  • Factors affecting image quality
  • Binary and greyscale
  • Pre-treatments and primers
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