Why We Need Direct to Garment Printers (DTG)

The Direct to Garment printers, popularly known as DTG printers prints digital images sourced from a computer to a textile substrate. DTG printing is also known as inkjet to garment printing. A specially made inkjet printer is used for this purpose.

dtg A DTG printer offers a number of advantages as compared to traditional textile printing. Setup costs are much less, zero even, when compared to the screen printing method. DTG printers are essentially push button operations. You just have to start it and the machine is ready to do its work.

A big advantage of DTG printers are that it is perfect for small orders and the occasional print. Production costs are reasonable. Besides, any textile printing done through this technique are found to be detailed and accurate. Unlike their screen print brethren, the DTG printers does not charge as per colors printed. It follows that the printing is affordable too. The DTG printer inks attach to the fibers directly. The colors seem to be a part of the fabric. Simply put, this print technology is ideal for small quantity printing. It can also be used to print highly detailed images with gradients and shading. Various colors can be applied as well.

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Process of DTG printers

The principal feature of the DTG process is that they are much simpler than anticipated. Many people are pleasantly surprised with the accurately rendered complex images on a fleece hoodie or a soft t-shirt. The DTG printer analogue is the home inkjet printers- with the exception of textile substrates substituting the paper. DTGs can be used to print a large variety of jobs, with millions of colors rendered.

The latest models of DTG printers are made specially for printing on textiles. They are formulated to print in a direct manner to the textile substrate. Other materials can also be used as substates. Most substates lend themselves to have photo-realistic designs on them.

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DTG printing inks can be costlier compared to other inks. When it comes to darker garments, a white ink underbase is required below the design colors. This base layer makes sure that the colors appear the way they were intended.

Do note that DTG printers use minimum amount of ink. This puts costs incurred on ink supplies at par with technologies which use lower priced ink but in greater quantities. The RIP software used to print in DTG permits to put the perfect ink amount where needed.

[Introduction] ORIC direct to garment printing machine

Digital printing machine proofing has become the mainstream production method in the western printing industry. More than 90% of the European printing industry uses digital printing machines to proof, so what are the advantages of direct printing digital printing? Enterprises generally believe that the digital printing machine has a fast response, low proofing cost and good consistency. It is an indispensable tool for the printing industry.

Applicable object: ORIC direct to garment printing machine is suitable for large-volume cotton cloth or cotton cutting digital printing processing in garment factories.

Simple operation: no need for plate making, no need for sizing, soaping, cooking, shaping, etc., can print the bad cloth directly, and print it into the tunnel furnace, which is the finished product.

Environmental protection: Safe, environmentally friendly and non-polluting. In the production process, it is truly zero-emission, no odor, non-volatile, and does not contain formaldehyde and other harmful substances. The ink used has SGS and MSDS test reports.

Customizable: width: 1.6~2.0m, unlimited printing length, Epson DX5 printhead & 4720 printhead & 5113 printhead and UK XRR1201 industrial printhead optional, 2~8 nozzle configurations to choose from.

Guide belt rectification system: The belt guide automatic rectification system ensures that the left and right deviation of the guide belt of the pure cotton digital printing machine is less than 0.3mm.

Compatible with a variety of inks: Compatible with a variety of inks such as active, water-based, and weak solvents. It has a wider printing range. It can be directly sprayed with cotton fabrics in combination with paint inks. It can be directly sprayed with chemical fiber fabrics in combination with dispersing inks. It can also be directly sprayed with solvent ink or leather. For other soft materials, UV ink can also be used as a UV coil printer.

Washing does not fade, no feel: wash does not fade, 3~4 color fastness, print dark cotton fabric also has no feel, breathable without feel.

Process: Pretreatment -> printing -> solid color, only three steps, and linkage process is a three state, in one, the entire process without human intervention.

Auxiliary equipment: In addition to the pure cotton digital printing machine, two additional equipments are needed. One sizing machine is used for pre-treatment, and one tunnel furnace is used for fixing.

High degree of automation: sizing machine, cotton direct injection machine, tunnel furnace can be linked, integrated into one, pure cotton digital printing machine operators only need to be responsible for loading and unloading, one person can see 5 machines, labor cost Very competitive.

Safety and environmental protection: imported textile ink, no odor, non-volatile, no formaldehyde and other harmful substances

Simple operation, one person, one machine, one computer, fool-like operation, training can be skillful for a long time, package teaching, home training, video training.

Five Reasons for Burning Print Head of Digital Printing Machine

The digital printing machine print head can be used to print the best results, and the print head is good, and the ink will be more expressive. The print head is an indispensable carrier for digital printing production, but the operation is not good, the print head is easy to be burned, then everyone knows why the digital print print head is burnt?

There are five reasons why the digital printing machine print head is burnt:

1. The static electricity is too high

Excessive static electricity can affect the printing effect. In severe cases, it can damage the circuit part of the printer. Especially in the autumn and winter seasons, if the human body is too high, if you touch the print head directly, it will easily damage the circuit part of the print head. Therefore, not only the printer has a good and stable grounding, but also the operator is in contact with the machine and the print head. Be sure to do anti-static measures, such as with anti-static meters.

2. The positive and negative poles of the power supply are reversed.

This kind of operation is illegal. During the operation, try to follow the standard operation, especially the print head of the wide-format digital printing machine. If it is not necessary, try not to insert or pull the circuit to avoid the positive and negative connection of the power supply. Reverse operation.

3. Staying in the “dry burning” state for a long time

If the print head of the digital printing machine is in a “dry burning” state for a long time, it is naturally easy to be burned.

4. The working voltage is too high

If the print head is operated under high load for a long time, it is easy to cause aging of the piezoelectric crystal, especially for the piezoelectric print head.

5. Strong corrosive ink or other liquid gets on the printed circuit board

How to get strong corrosive ink or other liquid on the circuit board of the print head can easily cause short circuit, especially solvent ink. Therefore, in the process of processing the print head, we need to pay special attention to not to blot the ink onto the data line interface of the print head, which is likely to cause a short circuit. In severe cases, the print head will be burnt.

The above 5 points are the reason why the digital printing print head is burned, I hope to help you digital printing practitioners.

In the daily production of digital printing, everyone should pay more attention to the maintenance of the print head. If the print head is burned, there is usually no way to recover it. It can only be scrapped and replaced with the print head. This increases the production cost.

Does the dry environment affect the use of inkjet printers?

Everyone knows that the requirements of the inkjet printer for the working environment are relatively high, so the dry environment will not affect its use? Recently, many friends have consulted similar questions, then I will explain to you, specifically refer to the introduction below.

A dry environment can affect the normal use of inkjet printers. The technician pointed out that the amount of static electricity in the dry environment is relatively large, and the large static electricity is very harmful to it, and it will directly affect the ink. For example, the flying ink phenomenon is more serious. Also, the ink solvent is a volatile liquid. If it is too dry, the ink will evaporate faster than usual, and it is easy to cause the ink on the surface of the print head to dry out, thereby blocking the print head. Another point is that the water evaporates quickly, causing the phenomenon of solidification. It is absolutely fatal. Once the water in the ink on the nozzle evaporates, the colorants and additives in the ink will condense on the nozzle, which will block the print head. Lighter will affect the lack of printing, lack of color, etc., and the heavy one will make the ink cartridge dry and can not print. Failure to pay attention to these problems is likely to cause damage to the print head.

In addition to affecting the use of ink, the dry environment also has a certain influence on the printed materials. For example, changing the coating on some materials, so that it is not compatible with the ink, it is easy to cause the material to be edged, or the coating is excessively blotting. If these problems are not dealt with in time, it is easy to cause damage to the print head and motor.

Therefore, in order to improve the quality of our work and make the inkjet printer work better, we have to provide it with a proper working environment.

 

 

 

 

A summary of common faults and solutions for sublimation printers, there is always one you need!

Sublimation printers may experience such failures during use. What are the common faults and how should they be solved?


No ink on the print head or print break
There are several reasons for this:
● First, there is no ink in the ink cartridge, and you can add ink.
● The second is that the print head is clogged, and the cleaning function can be cleaned by the cleaning function of the printing machine itself. If the blockage is serious, the nozzle is removed and washed with a cleaning solution.
● Third, the other parts of the ink supply line are blocked, such as ink bags, ink supply tubes, etc., at this time, clean or replace the blocked parts.

Print image skew
The image degradation caused by the sublimation printer may be due to the fact that the printed material is not placed flat and has a skewed bulge. In addition, there may be a problem in the control of the tension of the stepping motor in the winding system, which may cause the printed image to be skewed.

Print ghosting misplacement
There are two reasons why a sublimation printer prints a ghosting misplacement:
● First, there is dirt on the grating, which causes the position sensed by the small frame to be inaccurate, so that the printing error occurs, and the problem of misalignment of the printing occurs. At this time, the grating needs to be cleaned or replaced.
● Second, the small frame does not run smoothly, the guide rail is too dirty or the car cover and the copper cover are worn with foreign objects. The car will be stuck during the movement, the nozzle will be inkjet, and the printed image will be misplaced or ghosted. At this time, the guide rail, gasket and copper sleeve need to be cleaned or replaced.

Pause in small frame printing
The sublimation printer has a pause in the carriage during the printing process. It may be that the computer configuration is too low to keep up with the transmission speed and printing speed required by the digital printing machine, or the print port transmission is too low. It is recommended to replace the computer with a higher configuration. When I first encountered this problem, I tried to restart the computer and digital printing machine, clear the cache, and so on.

I hope this little article of mine will help you with your doubts. Please leave a message below for any questions and reply as soon as possible.