A primary benefit of direct-to-textile printing is eliminating the cost of using transfer paper. Typically, this is not a significant difference as the direct-to-textile print process can use more ink; however, the cost savings can add up.
Digital textile printing is growing fast. In-plants with latex or dye-sublimation printers should take advantage of the growing direct-to-fabric opportunity.
Surface preparation is key when installing graphics on surfaces like brick or concrete. Here are some tips to help ensure your graphics look great and last a long time.
Choosing the right cutting and routing equipment — and the right automation tools — can greatly improve your in-plant’s efficiency.
Which applications are a good fit for solvent printing? Canvas reproductions, vehicle wraps, and decals are all top choices because of the high quality and color reproducibility that solvent printers can accomplish — with a low total cost of ownership.
As UV inks grow in popularity, here are a few things in-plants should know about them to get the best results.
The digital textile printing market is growing fast with many options available to consider.
At one time, the only consideration when looking at digital printing with water-based inks was whether it was dye- or pigment-based. Fast forward to today and the choices are much broader and diverse.
Here’s a detailed look at the essential tools to bring to every graphics installation, along with installation advice and a quick look at the range of available adhesives.
Having a good color management strategy for matching offset and digital jobs means having a target, a set process, and verification.
Despite the fact you may be “too busy” to perform routine maintenance on your in-plant’s inkjet devices (or were never trained to do it), maintenance is still vital to the performance and longevity of your printers.
Variables are the enemy of consistent, predictable and repeatable color.
Before investing in a wide-format printer, in-plants must consider more than just the price of the device.
Before starting a discussion about single-pass printing, it would be helpful to understand just what
Before you dive into a new wide-format printer, you must carefully consider what you want and which ink set will help you get there.