The advantages and disadvantages of the T-Shirt Printing

There are basically three different types of T-shirts are available before today. Each has its advantages and its limits.


First, the screen printing. E 'by far the oldest and most common method still used by three. Hand-printed with the easiest way to large fully automatic presses, the principle remains essentially the same. This is a simple process. E 'set, however, requires time and clean the filters.Most enterprise customers an additional commission to make the installation screens. However, it is a one time fee only and the screens are typically stored in the client always wants to design emphasis.

Screen printing offers a very clean print in color. Great for many logos and text. Perfect for mass production and keeping the price low pressure. Excellent durability to washing and washing again fading.However many times before, it really is not suitable for photographic reproduction ifare willing to have a lower level of a photographic image. (Many of the grid points visible). Also significantly, each color must be printed separately. Screen printing may also enter into a sordid affair.

Digital Print T-Shirt

The second method of digital printing T-shirt printing. Although a fairly nascent technology, digital presses are an interesting addition to the T-shirt printing industry. It offers a service thatScreen printing can not, that is, print on demand technology. The shirt is stretched over a frame and hosted from a number of inkjet heads. The garment is then printed in the same way as an ink-jet printing ink on paper.

These machines usually is between $ 15,000 – $ 20,000 and is an attractive purchase for many who want to gain entry level into their t-shirt in a store. It 'also favored by some of the largest manufacturers of t-shirtssuch as Cafe Press.

With digital printing you can print individual designs economically. Unlike screen printing there is very little used. E 'ideal for the reproduction of photographic prints, colorful designs and logos. Clean working environment.

Unfortunately, dear cost per shirt and slowly release means that T-shirt that is usually higher prices. The washing cycles of a digital printing T-shirts are far lower than many screenbegin to fade after a few washes. The technology is still young, and so the machines have inherent problems for users, including print heads constantly getting clogged with sediment particles and ink. Although the pressure on dark shirts is possible, many users reported problems with the color white, which are needed to design the primer is first.

Heat transfer printing

The third method is to heat transfer printing. It is, as the name suggests. AImage transfer to garment print on a shirt, which is once put under a hot press and placed tonnes from heating up. This is an inexpensive method and is often favored by users at home. A variant of this is the iron on a variety of paper that can be purchased at many office markets.

It 's only realistic for individual use, and low expectations. If you are in the printing of T-shirt will do, is a viable alternative to the other namedTechniques. E 'slightly less expensive to purchase the device. But a decent heat press is usually a bit 'less than $ 1000. You can reach higher temperatures than the iron-on method recommended packages. The printer (usually an Epson brand) you can make $ 2 – $ 3,000)

With thermal transfer printing: complex and multi-color photographs are available. Clean working environment.

Disadvantages of thermal transfer printing: each image must be cutto remove the outline of paper that you do not want the picture to print. This may take a long time and does so for a larger runs impractical.

If you are considering the creation of business shirt as each method is practical, depending on personal needs, facilities and budget. For the attitudes of consumers, printed T-Shirt Printing wash is the best in quality and capacity.

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