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Screen Printing is the conventional printing method used for years whereby a velum (or other material) template is applied to a screen.  Ink is passed through the screen to the garment, and the ink is cured.  One screen is used per color.  A newly developed technique, Direct to Garment printing, applies a full array of colors directly to the garment without the use of a screen similar to an ink-jet printer.  Here is additional information related to Direct-to-Garment application (source: Free Press Release):

Direct to garment is a comparatively new textile printing technique that prints an image directly onto a garment or fabric through what is essentially a modified edition of a conventional ink-jet printer. 

Initially it was best suited for light garments such as t-shirts as white ink was not available. As the technology continues to advance, however, major Direct to Garment (DTG) printing providers are adding dark garments to their lists. Direct to garment printers boast the largest print area and lowest ink cost of any tabletop inkjet to garment printer.

High-speed direct to garment printers are a smart selection for those looking for higher production rates yet have a limited space and budget. With a high-speed printer, you can print your product within short time. This is possible with the DTG technique, unlike screen printing.

Direct-to-garment printing technology is still evolving. During its short existence, some early entrants have over-sold and hyped the technology. Many in the industry are concerned about its future. The key to success is customer education and full revelation of any limitations by the manufacturers. Nothing can be more important than good customer education and continuous technical support regarding this technology.

There has never been a better time to tap into the short–run, high profit business of direct to cotton and digital garment printing. As your total solution provider, direct to garment technologies have developed a complete digital garment and direct to cotton printing solution to balance traditional printing.

There are many important things to consider when printing. For example: Printing on dark fabrics with a direct to garment printer requires white inks. White ink contains titanium dioxide, which can damage print heads if the ink is not flowing regularly. This means that dark garment printing requires daily use of white inks to avoid clogging.

Another thing to consider is the actual shape of the item you will be printing. Often garment printers cannot accommodate items that are not flat - making bags and other items impossible to pre-treat or print with a garment printer.  But DTG direct-to-garment printing is ideal for custom printed shirts.

DTG Garment Printing is ideal for any sized business or organization, from companies with a few employees to clubs that have thousands of members. Build morale or promote your products and services quickly, easily and most of all, inexpensively.

At the start DTG was so expensive and the quality was not so good. But day by day, it increases its quality and it's happened radically. Now the expense is less than before. Printing speed is also better than in the past. It is best now printing for any garment product, including Chicago custom shirts.  So if you're considering Chicagoland IL screen printing, or screen-printing in Chicago, Illinois, consider perhaps using the new DTG printing technology that may reduce your cost.

For additional information, contact Great Apparel for You ( for all of your custom apparel and custom garment needs, including Chicago uniforms and organic tshirts and eco-friendly printing on organic cotton tees for any of your online shirt printing needs.

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