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SACMI Will Showcase Its Latest Products DDG and DHD 708 at CERAMICS CHINA 2019
DDG 
 
 
The innovative DDG(Digital Dry Glazing) unit is a state-of-the-art grain and flake deposit solution. 
Featuring digital bars wholly designed by Sacmi, it allows for the creation of unparalleled in-depth stone-like effects on the slab.
Applying vitreous materials gives surfaces unique aesthetics: the obtained products are, in fact, more and more indistinguishable from natural stone.
 
 
Digital decoration system with ceramic powders
 
 
 
 
DHD 708
 
SACMI DHD, the gateway to 3D digital
Print quality and repeatability, advanced control software, maximum versatility and interoperability with the SACMI Deep Digital line
 
Re-thinking digital in 3D: the revolutionary SACMI approach to ceramic decoration.
At the very heart of SACMI Digital lies the latest generation of SACMI DHD wet digital decoration units. These constitute a modular, flexible  solution that ensures perfect output quality whatever the production configuration, reducing development costs and time-to-market for new product lines while enormously expanding the quantity and quality of obtainable aesthetic effects.
 
Advantages
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The advanced patented software, SACMI FLS (Frequency Linearization Screening); this is an exclusive platform that improves print definition by ensuring accurate control of all the parameters that govern on-surface deposit of individual droplets (resulting in sharper images, more precise nuances, natural-look effects, total repeatability and elimination of the banding effect).

That's why, given the trend towards the standardization of commercially available digital printing heads (which led SACMI to decide on the development of an open platform compatible with all systems), SACMI DHD can, right from installation of the individual module, guarantee higher print definition and quality.
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The fact that it can be configured exactly as the customer requires according to the specific product being manufactured. For example, several DHD units can be installed in series to apply base glaze and subsequent graphic decorations with unlimited colour creation and flexibility; above all, by integrating DHD with SACMI DDG - the family of SACMI solutions designed to apply dry materials (grains, flakes, etc.) - manufacturers can focus not just on graphics but also on texture.

The result is what we call Deep Digital, the ultimate SACMI decoration solution that puts ceramic surfaces through successive glazing-decoration steps via digital control of the entire process. The combination of proprietary technology (both machine families, DHD and DDG, were internally developed by SACMI) and a single software architecture makes controlled application of inks and materials much easier and eliminates all the previous limits (from the one-dimensionality of traditional 'full digital' applications to the difficulties posed by frequent size and/or decoration changes on more complex applications).
 
SACMI's focus on DHD development is driven by the diversification and evolution of markets
On the one hand, SACMI can respond to individual decoration needs by providing a higher-quality machine. On the other, the modularity and flexibility of the platform - which can be equipped with all required automation and integrated with the SACMI H.E.R.E plant supervisor - provide a perfect response to the needs of even the most forward-thinking markets, which are increasingly focused on a just-in-time ceramic manufacturing approach that would have been unthinkable even just a few years ago.

With SACMI DHD, quality and modularity also mean greater cost control and let manufacturers time-manage complex investment plans for new product lines (individual DHD units can be used with additional decoration units in series and/or integrated with the DDG product family to maximise the value of the initial investment).

The underlying philosophy - the same one that allowed SACMI to win over world markets with its CONTINUA+ large slab line - remains that of offering an integrated, ceramic manufacturing 'ecosystem' (Deep Digital) that operates according to an assembly-to-order logic, making the imaginable range of product types limitless. That philosophy also extends to adjacent sectors, as the recently presented DHD708, designed for the tableware sector, clearly demonstrates.