The “DTG vs New Car” Analogy: Production Speed

NOTE: This article comes from KatanaDTG. Due to the inherently high cost of most Direct to Garment printers, the comparison is often made to the automotive industry.  For this comparison, we will be using the analogy of a delivery company needing to cover as many miles as possible, in the shortest amount of time (relative

How to Print on Wood Using DTG (Direct to Garment) Printing

NOTE: This article comes from KatanaDTG. Printing on wood is fun and easy with most direct to garment printers.  As long as you have the ability to adequately adjust the z-axis height (the relative distance between the print head and the substrate), the process is relatively simple! WHAT YOU NEED Blank wood panels (the ones

DTGPS Color Chart – Adobe RGB Color Profile

Use this awesome color chart to determine your full range of RGB printing range with your respective direct to garment printer.  Keep in mind, this image is profiled using the “Adobe RGB (1998)” color profile in Photoshop – if you wish to reproduce these colors in your artwork, please ensure you have converted your working

How to Properly Prime a Bulk CIS Ink System

A few years ago, we never would have recommended a bulk CIS system for ink delivery into any DTG printer.  However, with recent advances in ink chemistry stability, many of our users have been switching to bulk systems with great success!  It is our goal to provide current and useful information to our entire user

Introducing new LOWER pricing for Kothari RIP!

We are excited to announce new LOWER pricing for all version of Kothari RIP for DTG!  Starting immediately, the base price for the Epson r3000 / p600 version has been reduced from $1,295 to $995! All other driver prices have been adjusted accordingly – this means that the cost for the Epson F2000 version has

KatanaDTG MIST PT Machine – User Reviews

The Katana MIST is a highly affordable and industrial built pretreatment machine for automatic pretreat application in DTG.  The open design makes the process fast and easy, and all replacement parts are incredibly affordable! Consistent pretreatment application and incredible speeds make this a highly useful tool for direct to garment production.

KatanaDTG r3000 / p600 DTG Printer – User Reviews

The KatanaDTG printers are well built, with plenty of great features that make printing and maintenance easier.  The modular print system makes it easy to swap modules in seconds, and the threadable platens load just like a standard screen printing press.  Kothari RIP is included as the standard and ONLY option, because nothing else compares

Kothari RIP for DTG – User Reviews

Without a doubt, Kothari RIP is the highest quality DTG RIP I have ever used for my business in the 10+ years I have been doing Direct to Garment printing.  I did not fully understand how critical the RIP software was to determining print quality, until many years (and several DTG printers) into the game…..

Things NOT to Do As a Brand New DTG user!

Direct to Garment printing can be exciting and rewarding, but from time to time we tend to get a little ahead of ourselves when it comes to diving in, head first.  While the process of DTG is nowhere near as complicated and fickle as it was only a few short years ago, it is still

How to optimize images for DTG printing – Basic Levels and Saturation Adjust

This video shows the basic steps to optimize most standard images for Direct to Garment printing. Prior to printing any image, you should check to ensure that the color values are rich and saturated, or that they match the expected output you are looking to achieve in the final print. You do not need to