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The Direct to Garment Printing Process

The Direct to Garment Printing Process… A Brief Overview   First Off, What is DTG Printing? In 2004, the apparel industry was taken by storm with the onset of the first commercial based direct-to-garment (DTG) printers. DTG printing simply refers to the process of directly printing onto clothes, caps, bags, home furnishings and more. Inkjet technology is used to get things done in DTG printing. The reason why individuals and small business owners are giving…

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DTG Printing and UV Printing AcroRIP Software…

  Main features of AcroRIP: Need use it for print white ink Very easy to use interface, and functions specifically for flat-bed printers equipped with Epson printer heads; Control and enhance vivid color expression for normal colors and white ink application; Free adjustment of each ink channel; and Immediate job confirmation by pre-viewing print image.   Functionality of AcroRIP While Printing: AcroRIP allows you to accurately control the ink volumes while your printer is working.…

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Choosing between DTG Printing and Screen Printing

PROS and CONS of DTG Flatbed Printing and Screen Printing If you are starting a new custom t-shirt business, or thinking of adding custom printing to your existing business, you might be trying to decide between Direct to Garment (DTG) or Screen printing. If you’re reading this, we’re assuming you’re in the market to buy either a DTG printer or screen printing equipment. With that assumption, we won’t go into a deep dive of ‘how…

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Does DTG White Ink Really Cost Too Much?

Does DTG White Ink Really Cost Too Much?     It seems that the interest in DTG or direct to garment printing is also starting to emerge from the dark days of winter into a new growth spurt. However, one of the biggest objections I hear from people who are looking to get into DTG printing is that the white inks are too expensive. Most of these people are screen printers who are used to…

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WHAT IS GARMENT PRINTING

What Is Garment Printing? Everywhere you look, people are wearing t-shirts, sweatshirts and other garments decorated with graphics. The garments are all decorated using embroidery, screen printing (also known as silk screening), direct to garment printing (also known as DTG or digital apparel printing), dye sublimation or heat transfers. Together with media applications such as rhinestones, these businesses create the garment decoration industry, which is estimated to be worth $6.9 billion in the US alone.…

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