Come and see the new DTG G4 in action at the Sydney Visual Impact show. You can find us on Booth F62 and will also have the PTM machine on display. Show details are September 12th to 14th at the Sydney Olympic Park. We hope to see you there.
Here is some good DTG information from industry news source Impression Magazine. Whilst for many of us this information is well known, these fundamentals are definitely worth reading, especially for those new to DTG printing or considering venturing into DTG. See - https://www.impressionsmagazine.com/digital-decorating/dtg/dtg-quality-control/
I am loving these test prints on beach towels coming of a DTG Digital M6 at a new installation in New Caledonia. This really is taking advantage of the large 750mm x 1135mm print size.
We are always happy to see our friends from Flaar at the many shows each year around the world. Here is the latest FLAAR report on Flaar report on digital garment printers at the recent Sign Istanbul 2017 show held recently in Turkey. Learn more about FLAAR here http://www.large-format-printers.org/ Normally we include T-shirt printers with textile printers inside our general FLAAR Report. But gradually we are moving more and more into T-shirt printers so this year we are making T-shirt printers a separate full-color FLAAR Report. You can find some T-shirt printers at most signage expos around the world. The difference is that Sign Istanbul, ISA and SGIA in the USA, Sign Africa, and other expos tend to have desktop size printers. Or, if the machine handles more than one shirt, then the printer is especially made specifically for T-shirts. The DTG M6 seen on the front cover photo is a 6-platen T-shirt printer. This was in the booth of TTS Digital. We appreciate the hospitality of the CEO Ozgur Kislaoglu. Steve Richardson, CEO of DTG printer company introduced us. .... read more
This is a very interesting article from Impressions magazine which compares DTG with traditional screenprinting in a screen-printing shop. "...Consistent large-volume jobs are hard to acquire and maintain due to the competition among screen printing. A small shop many need a 12-piece job just to stay busy. This is where DTG printing stands out. Ideal for low-volume jobs because setup and breakdown is negligible compared to screen printing, DTG printing is slower but preparation is faster. A conservative estimate for screen printing 12 shirts - a five-color job, from setup to breakdown - is four-plus hours. With DTG, 12 shorts can be prepped, printed and cured in about 30 minutes...read more...". This is a very interesting article that we thought would be worth sharing.
Here's another video sneak peek at the upcoming DM8 high speed DTG machine. Development is coming along nicely and expected launch dates will be announced soon.
Here is the PDF download for the FLAAR report on DTG Digital at Fespa 2017. FLAAR Reports produce reports on practically all international printing machinery exhibitions and are well known for their thorough research and insights into all print technologies. It would be worthwhile subscribing to their news service.
Download T-Shirts designs has an interesting blog post which supports the Seam to Seam print trend we have noticed for some time now. Seam to seam printing is an application where the larger M6 series printer is being utilised more and more often.
Check out this video of our European product manager Mr. Bryan Gladwin presenting the DTG M series for children’s wear applications.
Look at this teaser video for the all new DTG-M8 Industrial High Speed Garment Printer. Features: • Trial speed 720dpi – 500+ light garments per hour • Degassed recirculating white ink (WIMS) • 140+ dark garments per hour • Quad (4) staggered print head array • Launching July 2017 DTG-M8 Industrial apparel printer. Fast Fashion panels and finished apparel.