Check out this section that includes all aspects of printing a garment using a variety of digital devices.
Archived SGIA Webinar: Getting Started in Direct-to-Garment Inkjet Printing Garment decoration companies are increasingly entering the direct-to-garment inkjet arena. Is your business next?
Transfer yield influences the costs associated with dye sublimation printing more than anything else. The highest possible transfer yield is a must for economic and coloristic reasons. To compensate and maximize transfer yield, profiling steps are necessary.
Direct-to-garment inkjet technology may prove to be the most dramatic event in history to hit the imprinted apparel industry. Buyers have a choice of which machine best fits their business plan but need to understand the different options available before making a purchase.
Sublimation refers to the physical process through which a material changes from a solid to a gas without first becoming a liquid. It enables image reproduction on any flexible or rigid substrate with a receptive surface that can withstand the amount of heat, pressure and dwell time necessary for image transfer.
What really matters to us as inkjet printers is that different fibers require the use of different types of colorants in order to deliver rich colors that last. For this purpose, five types of inks are generally used in inkjet printers to print on fabric, and all use pigments, dyes or dispersed dyes as colorants.
This article explores direct-to-garment inkjet technology and the workflow necessary to produce a digitally printed garment. It also presents highlights of the technologies embedded in the latest devices and recent trends in their development cycle.
Archived SGIA Webinar: Garment decorators are increasingly using cut-and-sew processes as a way to provide unique garment products to their customers. Find out what's driving this trend, and learn the steps needed to approach, enter and thrive within this new opportunity.
Find more Digital Printing and Imaging content
Select any filter and click on Apply to see results