DTF Printing

DTF Printing, also known as Direct to Film Printing is a innovative new garment printing process.

The best method to print on fabric and garments.
No Messy screen setups, We do a full colour digital print onto the transfer film.

DTF Printing is faster and in most cases more cost effective than traditional methods like screen printing and direct to garment printing.

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What is DTF Printing ?

Direct to Film or DTF is a process that transfers prints onto fabric or other substrates using a heat-press mechanism. Unlike the DTG method, which only works on cotton fabrics, the DTF method can work on cotton and poly blends.

DTF Printers use water-based inks and a special powder adhesive.

The design on the PET film is heat transferred to fabric using a heat press machine. This printing method is durable and the designs come out very detailed and vibrant.

Options Available:

* We Print – You Press
* We Print – We Press
* Complete Garment
* Drop shipping

Head over to our dedicated DTF Printing Website to find out more and place your orders.

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DTF vs Screenprint

What is the difference?

Screen printing is one of the most popular methods to use in the garment printing industry. This print method works by pushing ink layer by layer through a woven screen or mesh stencil onto fabric.

A screen has to be made for each color and design element, and at the end of the printing process, ink lays on top of the fabric instead of soaking into it. Screen-printed designs can also feel different depending on how detailed the original artwork is. More art details require more ink layers, resulting in a thicker feel on the garment.

When it comes to DTF printing, the transferred design has a more uniform feel that doesn’t become thicker no matter what colors or design elements are added.

Screen printing works best for solid designs without small details, such as symbols, shapes, and geometric designs.

Alternatively, DTF printing works well with details as it doesn’t require separate layers for design elements or colors. DTF printing also doesn’t require a specially-made mesh screen for each design, just a printer, transfer film, printing powder, and a heat press.