“What is the Best DTG Printer?” -vs- “What is the Best DTG Printer for ME?”

The most common question I hear in this industry is "What is the best DTG printer?" This question pops up regularly on major forums, and people ask every time they discuss DTG with me or anyone I know. While this is a perfectly valid question, it might not be the right question to ask when…

Top 10 Reasons NOT to Get Into DTG Printing

Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printing can be incredibly rewarding, and offers many advantages over traditional screen printing.  Whether you are a new startup company or an established print shop looking to augment your production capabilities, DTG is definitely worth a second look.  However, it is important to note that DTG printing is not for everybody; due to…

Top 10 Reasons to Get Into DTG Printing

Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printing can be incredibly rewarding, and offers many advantages over traditional screen printing.  Whether you are a new startup company or an established print shop looking to augment your production capabilities, DTG is definitely work a second look.  Here are 10 good reasons to consider adding DTG printing capabilities to your business: 1.…

PRO TIP: Make Sure Your Blacks are Black!

PRO TIP - Make sure your BLACKS are BLACK, and not charcoal grey!  Below you will find another example of how a small adjustment to the original artwork could make a big difference in the final print - many customers send us files that may appear "black" on the screen, but when compared to a…

USED EQUIPMENT CLASSIFIEDS: Refurbished Neoflex DTG Printer

Brand: All American Manufacturing & Supply *** USED / REFURBISHED NEOFLEX DTG PRINTING SYSTEM *** Prior to delivery / pickup by the customer, this unit will have a brand new print head, dampers and capping station installed, as well as a new wiper blade, encoder strip, etc.  As long as you know which parts are…

ASPE – LP Label Printer / “RapidTag” REVIEW!

Private branding has become increasingly popular in the printing industry in general, and can sometimes include many aspects of the printing / decoration process - more often than not, this term is associated with the relabeling of stock garments to complete the transformation into a legitimate brand.   Adding a custom logo or brand name in place…

Make Over $100 in Under 9 Minutes with the ASPE LP / Rapid Tag Printer!

This video shows the ASPE LP "Rapid Tag" printer in action - watch as Fusion Logistics Group (www.fusionlogisticsgroup.com) uses this machine to print 109 custom tag prints for a customer.... In under 9 minutes.  Keep in mind we are not running the machine at full speed!  In fact, the machine can actually go much faster…

Exporting Artwork from CorelDRAW and Adobe Illustrator – Double Check Your Colors!

For the purposes of DTG printing, most shops require artwork to be submitted in a print-ready, "raster based" image format.  There are considerable differences between the pixel-based raster format and its vector counterpart, however understanding these differences is not critical at the moment.  This article is intended to remind everyone about the importance of double-checking…

Version 2.0 Brackets for Our New Neoflex Platen System

We wanted to take a moment to update everyone on the ongoing progress of our new Neoflex platen system.  After a great deal of evaluation and revisions, we have decided to switch to a new raw material for the spacer brackets between the platen plates - rather than continuing forward with our initial aluminum styling,…

Use High Quality Wooster Brushes to Help Minimize Fibrillation

DTG printing can produce some pretty incredible full-color prints, but one thing that can really ruin the overall appearance of any print (no matter how vibrant or beautiful the image may be) is fibrillation - those annoying little fibers that always seem to pop up through the ink, causing an otherwise great looking print to…