Hey there! I’m Ted, an engineer from a Chinese DTF Printer manufacturer. I’m here to walk you through the exciting world of DTF printing, specially tailored for startups. Let’s get started by understanding what DTF printing is all about.
How does DTF Printing work?
DTF stands for Direct to Film. It’s a straightforward process where you print a design onto a DTF film and then transfer it onto clothing with a heat press. It’s innovative, efficient, and gaining traction fast.
What factors should a startup consider when choosing a DTF printer?
When selecting a DTF printer, startups should focus on several key aspects:
- Printer Size: The size of the printer determines the size of the custom prints you can produce. This aspect is not upgradable later, and the mainstream market offers two sizes: 12 inches and 24 inches.
- Cost-Effectiveness: For startups, getting the best value for money is crucial. A reasonable price combined with stable service support makes for a good start.
- Long-Term Support for DTF Printing Consumables and Spare Parts: Beyond the printer itself, the consumables and spare parts play a significant role in determining print quality, making their long-term stable support vital.
- DTF Printing Guidance and Operational Training: Having training support can prevent many issues and streamline the printing process.
- Printer Warranty and Stable Technical Support: Ensuring the printer has a warranty and reliable technical support is essential for smooth operation and maintenance.
Two of the best DTF printers for startups
A3 DTF Printer Epson-i1600 Dual Head Linko L402
- Configure dual-head Epson i1600 for high-speed printing.
- Touchscreen control, front and rear arc heating platform suction, LED lights.
- Suitable for maximum format 33CM PET hot stamping printing.
24″ DTF Printer Epson i3200 Dual Head Linko A602
- Three-in-one Advanced (competitive) DTF 60cm Printer & Shaker Solution: Economical, Intelligent, Efficient.
- Equipped with a powder shaker featuring an automatic powder recycle system, reducing labor costs and material usage.
Linko L402 and Linko A602 are two DTF printers are ideal for startups. They are affordable, have good print quality, and have a full range of features. These two products are manufactured in China, offering excellent value for money. They are therefore the best option for startups.
When selecting a DTF Printer, prioritize printer size, consistent supply of quality consumables, budget-friendly pricing, and comprehensive training and after-sales support.
Additional Advice for Startups: For startups exploring DTF printing, choosing a reliable supplier is crucial. Linko, a seasoned DTF printer manufacturer from China, offers free consultations and ongoing support to help you thrive in your business. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us with your questions.