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The digital textile printer – everything you need to know

From the simplistic on-desk digital textile printer in your family-ran copy center to the industrial digital textile printer in your textile factory, the market offers plenty of intelligent and cost-effective solutions, as long as you know where to find them.

Thankfully, you are just in the right place. Totem Group is a leading supplier for the textile business of all sizes – we specialize in dedicated consultations, mindful planning, tailored set of solutions, and of course, first-class digital textile printer equipment.

What does a digital textile printer do, how do you choose it, and how do we assist you along the way? Find out in the following paragraphs.

 

What does a digital textile printer do?

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Digital textile printer – everything you need to know

The purpose of the digital textile printer is to print directly or to transfer an image on  textile with an exceptionally high quality. When purchasing the proper digital textile printer from Totem Group, you will be able to print all kinds of technical textiles for soft-signage, sportswear, home textiles  and many other personalized fabric goods.

A digital textile printer may have a broad range of varieties, and the choice between them greatly depends on the expectations of the buyer. Small, medium, and large manufacturers can pick between several sizes of machinery with matching technological specifications, thoroughly explained later on.

 

What are the fundamental characteristics of a digital textile printer?

There are plenty of details you should bear in mind when deciding to buy a digital textile printer for your business endeavor. Our team is perpetually eager to provide a comprehensive personal consultation about the advantages of each digital textile printer for different buyers, yet here is a short list of specifics that you should be cognizant of:

    • Size of the digital textile printer
      On-desk and industrial digital textile printer equipment come in sizes from merely one meter wide to over five meters wide.

 

    • Printing method of the digital textile printer
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      Digital textile printer – Leading brands

      Тhe most commonly used digital textile printer technology is the dye sublimation in which the ink penetrates in the molecules of the polyester by thermal fixation. There are also reactive and pigment methods for printing on cotton and mixed fabrics– Totem Group provides plenty of models to choose from, according to your preferences and necessities.

 

    • Number of colors of the digital textile printer
      Our digital textile printer models operate with a different number of colors – standard CMYK plus a big variety of additional optional colors, depending on the specific requirements of the customer.

 

    • Maximum speed and resolution of the digital textile printer
      This is the maximum image quality, reachable by each model digital textile printer, and the time required for its production. Some models reach as high as 2400dpi. Logically, the lower speed of the process indicates delivering a higher quality.

 

    • Software and system requirements of the digital textile printer
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      Digital textile printer – fundamental characteristics

      Each digital textile printer runs thanks to a set of programs, starting from the operational system and finishing with the professional RIP (Raster Image Processor) printing software. Every RIP software is a specialized driver which is developed to work with a particular digital textile printer This is a vital prerequisite for satisfactory production, so if you have any doubts about it – always seek further professional guidance.

 

    • Recommendable substrates for the digital textile printer
      Every digital textile printer performs best on a different type of fabric. So, when initiating a purchase of a digital textile printer for the purposes of your business, it is strongly advisable to consult our specialists.

 

    • Production line settings for the digital textile printer
      Installing a digital textile printer and setting up the production process is something that requires a lot of prior experience and specialized skills. The team of Totem Group is always ready to assist you during that process.

 

How to find a digital textile printer tailored to your needs?

As we already mentioned previously, some digital textile printer devices are meant to serve the small and medium soft signage business owners, while others support industrial manufacturing. The distinctions occur mainly in matters of size, speed, and quality. DGEN and EFI, for example, are some of the most established industrial digital textile printer brands, while Brother is undoubtedly the leader in the DTG (Direct-To-Garment) segment.

Another detail to bear in mind is the character of your enterprise and the size of the textile goods you are willing to produce and offer. Industrial clothing manufacturers and industrial soft signage manufacturers will inevitably need different digital textile printer solutions for an optimally time and cost-effective performance.

 

Leading brands in the digital textile printer industry

Totem Group always cares to engage with partners of outstanding excellence, trustworthiness, and innovation. When it comes to direct-to-fabric printing, we rely on some outstanding brands, such as:

  • DGEN – a Korean manufacturer that furnishes the industrial market with leading digital textile printer The brand uses superior color technologies, relies on productive cost-effectiveness, and has a lengthened life expectancy.
  • Brother – a Japanese brand for electronics, that offers outstanding digital textile printer devices and industrial sewing machines for the textile business. Their GT series is a leader in DTG printing, and therefore fully available to purchase from Totem Group.
  • EFI – a US-based manufacturer of super wide format digital textile printer EFI develops and incorporates the most innovative breakthrough technologies in the field that benefit not just the quality, but the entire end-to-end production workflow.
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Why purchasing your digital textile printer from Totem Group?

Totem Group strives to provide first-quality digital textile printer products, superior customer value, and continuous, dependable service. Except for delivering the full software and hardware equipment for your digital textile printer, we can also help your company with:

  • Extended prior consultation
  • Mindful planning and budgeting
  • On-site installation and training of your teams
  • Preparation and finishing equipment for your digital textile printer
  • Warranty and post-warranty technical service

Packed with this invaluable set of knowledge and assistance, your business will significantly expand its horizons, increase its productivity, and achieve steady growth and full return of investments.

What does a digital textile printer do?
What are the fundamental characteristics of a digital textile printer?
How to find a digital textile printer tailored to your needs?
Leading brands in the digital textile printer industry
Why purchasing your digital textile printer from Totem Group?