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Many graphics professionals are all talking about one process: producing a direct to film job. Using Digital Factory Direct To Film edition, getting a color accurate, low cost, good feeling print is easy. Let’s take a look at the process, covering: Verifying your settings. Setting up ink order. Checking rasterization. Performing a test print. Printing…

From August 4th to August 6th, find us at booth #641 during Graphics Expo Long Beach, showcasing the latest industry leading Direct to Film production with our friends at DTF Superstore! Visit us for hands on demos featuring Digital Factory Direct to Film Edition. See how our innovative, queue-based RIP can make your machines run…

The Underbase strength controls how much white ink is used under black and dark areas. There are presets that are set up to give you the best color reproduction and typically, you want to use between Strong 100% white under black to 19 0% White under black. With most DTG, you do need some white under…

We’ve talked about the use of rasters before, and how they can benefit your transfer prints. It can be a little difficult to understand how important using something like As a refresher, when printing with a transfer, it’s common to use a method called “rasters”. Rasters are essentially pre-defined areas within your design that do…

This wizard controls how much white to use under black and very dark areas. In most cases with digital printing, you’ll need to add white. It can help add opacity for UV and reduce fading and cracking during washing for apparel using DTG and DTF printing processes.  The wizard has 2 printing steps. First, it…

Direct to Film printing has rapidly become an important market with explosive growth for many different sizes of shops. We’ve touched on a few benefits to the process already, so we’re here to answer the burning question – is my machine supported? We’ve gone ahead and got to the good bits below. Keep in mind…

Direct to film printing technology is gaining more and more momentum. It is an affordable way in which to add a new production line to your business and expand your product offering by enabling printing on a greater variety of fabrics than direct to garment printing technology.  As with virtually any production method, direct to film printing has its advantages as…

Digital print technology supports virtually all widely used print applications. This list includes Wide Format, Print and Cut, UV, Direct to Garment, Direct To Film, Sublimation and Toner Transfer. As new workflows are discovered, we’ll continue to add to this list!  Printer manufacturers continue to introduce new devices that address market requirements. Normally, alongside each…

Is your shop currently set up for Direct to Garment (DTG) printing but you’d like to extend production to Direct to Film (DTF) printing without investing in additional printers? Yes, it is possible!   Many existing garment decorating shops are looking to add Direct to Film technology so that they can increase their product offering to fabrics that are currently unsupported by DTG production. Both applications are…

Direct To Film (or DTF – we didn’t make the acronym) printing has been exploding in popularity recently due to is low barrier to entry for producing such high-quality prints. However, the world of direct to film printing is a bit of a wild west right now, and can be very confusing to get started…