This is until the release of a new technique in fabric printing. Digital fabric printing has given fabric printing a new notion wherein small runs can be cost effective. Printing digitally onto fabrics made from polyester has now reached new heights thanks to continuous development work by fabric manufacturers who are specialized in this kind of printing on fabric.
Interior designers and clothing designers contract with fabric printing companies to print their professionally created designer fabrics. Professional designers usually create the fabric designs using computer assisted device (CAD). These are often large orders that are used to make mass produced consumer items.
For example, serigraphy or screen printing is an artistic printing technique of images and graphics on any material or surface through the use of a fabric (fabric printing), by depositing the ink on a support through the free areas of tissue. The term “screen” comes from the Latin word “serious” (silk) and the greek “grafein” (write or draw), given that the first fabric that served as stencils were of silk.
1, directly Printing Direct printing is the printing paste directly printed on the fabric to form the flower pattern of the printing method. It has a simple process, low cost features, it is widely used in a variety of fabric printing.
Direct printing is a type of digital printing in which pigment is applied directly to the fabric from a widebed printer. Digital fabric printing machines are available for printing on any type of fabric with most any type of dye. The advantage to digital printing is that there are no screen charges or minimums. For large runs, traditional printing is more cost effective but for short runs and one off patterns, digital printing is the answer for the up and coming designers and is a do it yourselfer’s dream. Digital printing also eliminates much of the waste from the dying and production processes. As a result, digital printing is a more eco friendly kind of printing.
Digital printing is fast which makes for faster turnaround time. No plates have to be made. Just send the file and it prints. Digital printing with Pgprint makes brochure printing, flyer printing, and notepad printing, amongst other online printed materials great color because the HP Indigo utilizes ink instead of just toner making for beautiful results. You get the quality of offset printing with the lower cost of digital. Win.