Equipment & Supplies — Direct To Garment Printing

Cure DTG Ink: Conveyor Dryer vs Heat Press

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Cure DTG Ink: Conveyor Dryer vs Heat Press

Pros and cons of curing DTG ink and pretreat solution with either a conveyor dryer, or a heat press machine. Choosing the Right Method for Drying Your Direct to Garment (DTG) Prints:Curing with Conveyor Dryers vs Drying with Heat PressesProperly drying direct-to-garment ink provides a high quality finished garment that keeps your customer happy and placing repeat orders. That is why it is essential that you establish a method to cure ink on your garments. There are two ways to dry DTG ink on garments. The first is to use a conveyor dryer, and the other is with a heat...

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An Introduction to Hybrid Garment Printing

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An Introduction to Hybrid Garment Printing

The screen printing industry is undergoing a transition for how to print garments, its called Hybrid Printing. What is Hybrid Printing and the Digital Squeegee:An Introduction to & Why You Should Add Digital Hybrid Printing to Your ShopThe screen printing industry is undergoing a transition for how to print t-shirts, hoodies and other garments. The rise of customer preferences for customization and personalization created demand and market for smaller printing runs. Direct to Garment (DTG) successfully fills this lucrative market for one off-prints and limited production. While some of these DTG printers are stand alone shops, screen printers have successfully...

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Polyester Pretreat Guide & Instructions

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Polyester Pretreat Guide & Instructions

Print quality and durability are affected by many factors. Heat curing parameters also affect the overall look. Polyester Pretreat Solution Guide & InstructionsDownload a PDF copy of instructionsGarment print quality and durability are affected by many factors, including but not limited to, fabric construction, fabric coatings, pretreatment equipment and application. Heat curing parameters also affect the overall look of the print on polyester fabric. Lawson Screen & Digital Products designed this polyester pretreat guide to help DTG printers get the most out of using Epson’s polyester pretreatment solution. Please note that this is intended as a guide, not “rules.” Printing...

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Digi-Star Dryer Cures Polyester on DTG

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Digi-Star Dryer Cures Polyester on DTG

3 primary factors that make the Digi-Star one of the best conveyor dryers for polyester and cotton DTG printing.  The Lawson Digi-Star Dryer Cures DTG Prints on PolyesterLawson Screen & Digital Products is pleased to announce that Epson selected the Lawson Digi-Star Conveyor Dryer as the premier curing method for DTG printing on both polyester and cotton. Epson tested the Digi-Star conveyor dryer at their Carson California research lab using Epson’s polyester and cotton dtg pretreatment solution. The Digi-Star is their trusted source for curing all types of shirts, including polyester, cotton and tri-blend shirts.1. Exclusive Live Air DesignLawson’s exclusive...

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Image Lock Is Eco Passport Certified

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Image Lock Is Eco Passport Certified

Image Lock Pretreatment Solution received Eco Passport Certification by Oeko-Tex. Lawson's Image Lock Pre-Treat Solution Gains Eco Passport Certification by Oeko-TexImage Lock is the only commercially available, Ready for Use pre-treatment solution to receive this honor. Eco Passport Certification by Oeko-Tek certifies that Image Lock RFU pretreatment solution meets exceptionally high safety standards. As a result, Lawson's Image Lock formula protects consumers, textile workers and the environment by eliminating potentially harmful substances. Most of all, Lawson's Image Lock RFU is safe for adults and children, including babies.As an Eco Passport Certified Product, independent, third-party analysis determined Image Lock safe for...

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