Is a DTG Printer Right for You?
Direct to garment printing is a process that utilizes a special ink jet based printer that uses special textile inks to print directly onto a garment.
The advantages of DTG printing is that it is not a transfer print and will produce a high quality directly printed image on the garment for short and medium print runs.
DTG printing requires no knowledge of screen printing–only a mastery of your computer, associated software, and the DTG printer itself. A disadvantage of DTG printing is the relatively high cost of the equipment and the inks.
Digital printing a.k.a. DTG (Direct to Garment Printing) is a method of decorating t-shirts using an inkjet based, computer driven printing machine.
If you are planning to start a new t-shirt printing business, you may be asking if digital printing is the best way to start rather than a traditional screen printing shop?
Here are some facts about DTG printing you will want to consider before making an investment in the equipment.
ASPA Staff and others