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DTG vs. Screen Printing

The way screen printing is done:

Screen printing is the process of pushing ink through a stencil onto fabric. The stencil has small openings where ink can go through to create the design. The ink is pushed using a squeegee through the screen and onto the fabric. 

The way (DTG) Direct to garment works:

Direct to garment is where a printer prints the design directily to the T-shirt or fabric. DTG uses specialty inks, which adhear to the cotton fibers. For black fabrics the material has to be pretreated.



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