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.