T-Shirt Industry Information

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Talk about the various aspects of the t-shirt industry. Screen printing, embroidery, heat press, dye sublimation, wholesale garments, new technologies and more.

Discuss the various aspects of screen printing. Inks, speciality printing, print locations, durability, etc.

Discuss the different types of equipment needed for screen printing. Topics include manual screen printing presses, automatic presses, dryers, folding machines, starter kits and high end machines.

Discuss the different plastisol screen printing inks and curing methods on the market. Share tips on getting the best results with the different ink manufacturers.

Discuss water base and discharge screen printing inks and curing methods. Share tips on getting the best results with the different ink manufacturers.

Discuss the various aspects of heat press technology. Transfer paper, inks, plastisol transfers, vinyl cutters, printers, commercial usage, durability, suppliers, etc.

Discuss the different inkjet transfer papers currently on the market.

Discuss the different heat transfer papers currently on the market for Color Laser Printers (CLC).

Discuss the different brands and sizes of heat presses available on the market, including Hix, GeoKnight, Hotronix, and other smaller manufacturers. Topics include maintenance, selection, styles and more.

Printers and Inks for Inkjet and Laser Transfers

Discuss the different brands, makes and models of printers used to print inkjet and laser heat transfers. Also includes information on the inks that can be used to make your own transfers.

T-Shirt Crossover – diary of a heat press newbie

This section of the forum is where Rodney, a die hard screen printing fan, journeys into the world of heat press and heat transfers. Coming from the perspective of a complete heat press newbie making t-shirts for the first time. Jump right in 🙂

Discuss the many aspects of plastisol (screen printed) heat transfers. Topics include where to buy, how to put them on t-shirts, quality, pictures, stock (pre printed) transfers and more.Read the definition of a plastisol transfer here.

Vinyl Cutters (Plotters) and Transfers

Discuss the various aspects of heat pressed vinyl transfers. Popular and new types of vinyl media, suppliers, vinyl cutters /plotters, press times, quality, how to instructions and more can be found in this heat press sub forum.

Discuss the GCC brand of vinyl cutters.

Talk about vinyl signs and decals. Everything from which vinyl to buy, which software to use, to which cutter or plotter is right for you.

Discuss the Graphtec brand of vinyl cutters

Discuss the KNK brand of vinyl cutters

Discuss the Roland brand of vinyl cutters.

Discuss the Summa brand of vinyl cutters.

Discuss the different methods of adding some bling to your designs. Rhinestone and rhinestud transfers, templates, equipment, software and supplies are inlcuded in this forum.

Direct to Garment (DTG) Inkjet Printing

Discuss the various aspects of direct to garment printing. DTG printers include Brother, T-Jet, Flexi-Jet, DTG Kiosk, Kornit, Mimaki, Tex-Jet and others! Discuss and learn about this up and coming printing technology.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Aeoon owners.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Anajet DTG owners.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future owners of BelQuette manufactured machines, including the MOD-1 DTG machine and the Flexi-Jet set series of printers.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Brother GT-541 and Brother GT-782 DTG owners.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future DTG Brand garment printer owners.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Epson Brand SureColor garment printer owners.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Fast T-Jet DTG owners.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Firebird Inks.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future FreeJet DTG owners.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Kornit DTG owners.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future owners of the M & R Digital series of DTG printers.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future owners of the Mimaki series of DTG printers.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future MS Brand DTG owners.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future NeoFlex DTG owners.

A forum to discuss the R-Jet 4 and R-Jet 5 direct to garment printers from Resolute DTG (in the UK and US)

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future owners of the Sawgrass series of DTG printers.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future owners of the Spectra series of DTG printers.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Polyprint TexJet DTG owners.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future owners of the Veloci-Jet DTG machine manufactured by Equipment Zone.

Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for those do it yourselfers who are working on building their own DTG machine.

Discuss the various inks available for direct to garment printers. Wash tests, pictures and comparisons are all welcome.

A section of the forum to discuss DTG Pretreatment machines, techniques, tips and suggestions.

The ultimate Direct to Garment Printing showdown to find the best DTG operator in the world! More info . Sponsored by T-ShirtForums,DecoNetworkandPrinterListings

Discuss the various aspects of dye sublimation printing: printer selection, press time, durability, new technologies, etc.

Discuss the various aspects of pad printing. Equipment, supplies, substrates and more

Find Wholesale Blank T-Shirts and Other Imprintable Products

Discuss the wholesale blanks industry: Factory direct, custom labels. You can also use this forum to locate a wide variety of wholesale products including t-shirts, hoodies, mousepads, coffee mugs and other imprintable products.

Discuss the various aspects of embroidery decoration: stitchcount, DST files, digitizing, machinery, garment selection, etc.

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