Which Printer Is Right for Me?
Digital apparel printing is one of several garment decoration technologies. There are several techniques that can make use of digital images to create an impression. (See What is DTG? for more info on garment decoration technologies.)
The Technology Comparison chart below shows the relative strengths and weaknesses of various “flat” finish garment decoration methods. Embroidery represents a separate use case. There is presently no way around the labor-intensive processes to create a sample or produce finished garments, but the raised finished hand is something that is very desirable.
Direct to garment is a wonderful natural complement for any garment decoration business precisely because it enables on-demand sampling, flat or “zero” hand, and full color digital impressions without any manual separations.