10 October 2019

[The Note] Finding the right combination of digital and conventional textile printing machines in your production line

17 September 2019

[The Note] 5 Requirements for making a transition to digital textile printing

16 September 2019

[The Note] Large format fabric printing: how to choose the most suitable textile printer

In the home furnishing industry, there has always been a demand for wide textiles, up to 3.2 or even 3.4 meters. For the fashion market, fabrics of 1.50 meters were most commonly used in the past. However, nowadays more and more printers are producing fashion fabrics with a width of up to 1.85 meters. This is a logical result of the population getting taller. But how can you print large format fabrics efficiently as a printer? In this blog, I explain what widths of fabric are actually considered “large format” and how you can choose the right printer for your large format production.

27 August 2019

[The Note] High-quality blotch printing on fabric with a digital textile printer

Blotches have always been very present in many designs for textiles, whether it is for fashion, sports/swimwear or home textiles. With the increased usage of digital textile printers, blotch printing, however, proved to be a challenge for digital textile printers. How can you still enable high-quality blotch printing on fabric with a digital textile printing machine? In this blog, I explain why blotch printing is difficult for digital textile printing machines and how you could solve these issues.

23 August 2019

[The Note] The advantages of using reactive inks in digital textile printing

As a digital textile printer, the quality of the print you produce is of utmost importance to your customers. In order to benefit from the high printing quality of digital textile printing machines to the fullest, you need a type of ink that can deliver you that desired level of quality.

20 August 2019

[The Note] Digital textile printing vs screen printing: how to make a cost comparison

When considering digital textile printing, printers are often insecure because they fear it is a high initial investment that is doubtful to be earned back. When making a cost comparison between rotary screen and digital printing, the initial investment is often the only parameter besides the price of inks that is taken into account. However, to create a realistic image of the costs of a particular printing technology, certain important parameters cannot be left out. In this article, I explain how to effectively compare digital printing and screen printing based on Total Cost of Ownership. It explains how all parameters can influence your overall printing costs.

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24 July 2019

[The Note] How to choose between a single-pass and multi-pass digital textile printing machine?

Every printing process is different. What might work for one of your competitors, could possibly not work for your business at all. When thinking about making the transition to digital textile printing, you have a choice to make: single-pass or multi-pass printing? How do you know which printing technique is most profitable for your printing business? To support you in making this decision, I explain which questions you should ask yourself to find out which technique best suits your printing process.

27 June 2019

[The Note] The 3 main investment reasons for digital textile printing

Nowadays, digital textile printing is the fastest growing segment in the textile industry. Why do increasingly more textile printers make the transition from conventional to digital printing? And what are the main investment reasons for digital textile printing? Instead of being driven by cost advantages, the main investment reasons can be find in indirect parameters underlining the advantages of digital textile printing. In this article, I discuss these important parameters and how they can benefit your company.

6 June 2019

[The Note] How single-pass printing can change the textile printing industry

For a long time digital textile printing machines could not match rotary screen printing machines in terms of production volume performance. Although offering a shorter time-to-market and higher design quality, digital textile printing machines could not provide large quantities of printed fabric with a certain delivery time as rotary screen printers can.

2 May 2019

What is digital textile printing and what are the advantages for your company?

In the past decade, the way we print on textile is subject to change. Next to the conventional screen printing technology we all know, digital textile printing is on the rise. But what is digital printing exactly? What does the digital textile printing process look like? What are the differences between scanning inkjet printers and single-pass inkjet printers? And, most importantly: how can digital printing help your textile printing company set new standards for print quality and production speeds?

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