What is Digital Textile Printing | Kornit Glossary

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Digital Textile Printing is a process of printing on textiles and garments using inkjet technology to print colorants onto fabric. This process allows for single pieces, mid to small-run cycle production and even long-runs as an alternative option to screen printed fabric.

The first step in digital textile printing is to pretreat the fabric with liquid solutions that prepare it to accept the dye and better absorb the color. Then it is fed through the printer, which sprays the dye onto the textile with tiny droplets. The final step is fixing the fabric, a process that ensures the permanency of the design. Depending on the type of textile and type of dye, fixing may involve steam, dry heat, or pressure. Sometimes it requires a combination of two or more of those.

Kornit’s printing solutions provide a quick and easy digital printing process, requiring no pre or post treatment. Learn more about the Kornit printing process and what makes it so simple. Kornit’s DTG printing solutions allow for unparalleled printing quality, speed and performance. Contact us to learn more.

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