You have questions about Brother DTG. We have the answers.

Find out everything you need to know about direct to garment printing and if it makes sense for your business.


 
 
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How much space do I need?

You can set up your GTX printing station in a spare room, garage or just about anywhere that’s convenient.

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What type of environment should the GTX be in?

The room that the GTX printer is located in should be a clean, climate controlled room.

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What items can I print on?

The GTX uses water-based inks. The substrate being printed on needs to absorb and bind with the ink.

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Can I print on more than the center of the shirt?

GTX print heads have a large print head-to-substrate gap that makes it easier to print over zippers, seams, pockets and more.

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Do I need to print every day?

The simple answer is no. GTX printer has built in maintenance procedures and tools that allow the printer to sit idle for multiple days.

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How long does it take to cure the inks?

The GTX printer uses Innobella Textile water-based, pigment inks which can cure quickly.

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What software comes with the GTX printer?

The GTX printer can work on either a PC or Mac operating system. Users can print directly from their favorite graphic design software using the GTX print driver.

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What is a print head? Who manufactures it?

A print head is the component that jets tiny drops of the different colors of ink on to the substrate to recreate the artwork that is being printed.

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What maintenance is required for the GTX?

GTX is an industrial direct-to-garment printer. Many of the maintenance procedures are automatically performed for the users daily by the built-in features as long as the printer remains powered on.

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What is new with Innobella Textile Chemisty?

With the launch of the GTX printer, Brother created a completely new ink chemistry.

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How many prints per an hour can GTX do?

GTX printer is the fastest printer that Brother DTG manufactured.

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What is the cost of a print on GTX?

Similar to how the print time of a design can vary depending on several factors, the cost per a print can also.

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What is the washability of a GTX print?

The washability of a properly cured GTX print should be very similar to that of a properly cured, water-based screen printed shirt.

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Does this work with a PC or Mac computers?

The GTX print driver can be installed on both PC and Mac operating systems.

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How is DTG printing different than screen printing?

Screen printing and DTG printing are both viable methods of decorating garments.

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What is pretreating? When do I do it?

Pretreating is a process of preparing a garment for the printing of white ink on a garment where you don’t want the white ink to absorb into the fibers of the garment.

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How much space do I need?

You can set up your GTX printing station in a spare room, garage or just about anywhere that’s convenient.

thermometer

What type of environment should the GTX be in?

The room that the GTX printer is located in should be a clean, climate controlled room.

shirt

What items can I print on?

The GTX uses water-based inks. The substrate being printed on needs to absorb and bind with the ink.

crop

Can I print on more than the center of the shirt?

GTX print heads have a large print head-to-substrate gap that makes it easier to print over zippers, seams, pockets and more.

sun

Do I need to print every day?

The simple answer is no. GTX printer has built in maintenance procedures and tools that allow the printer to sit idle for multiple days.

clock

How long does it take to cure the inks?

The GTX printer uses Innobella Textile water-based, pigment inks which can cure quickly.

disc

What software comes with the GTX printer?

The GTX printer can work on either a PC or Mac operating system. Users can print directly from their favorite graphic design software using the GTX print driver.

drop-group

What is a print head? Who manufactures it?

A print head is the component that jets tiny drops of the different colors of ink on to the substrate to recreate the artwork that is being printed.

wrench

What maintenance is required for the GTX?

GTX is an industrial direct-to-garment printer. Many of the maintenance procedures are automatically performed for the users daily by the built-in features as long as the printer remains powered on.

drop-checked

What is new with Innobella Textile Chemisty?

With the launch of the GTX printer, Brother created a completely new ink chemistry.

gear-group

How many prints per an hour can GTX do?

GTX printer is the fastest printer that Brother DTG manufactured.

gear-dollar

What is the cost of a print on GTX?

Similar to how the print time of a design can vary depending on several factors, the cost per a print can also.

flask

What is the washability of a GTX print?

The washability of a properly cured GTX print should be very similar to that of a properly cured, water-based screen printed shirt.

gear-arrow

Does this work with a PC or Mac computers?

The GTX print driver can be installed on both PC and Mac operating systems.

crosshairs

How is DTG printing different than screen printing?

Screen printing and DTG printing are both viable methods of decorating garments.

circle-plus

What is pretreating? When do I do it?

Pretreating is a process of preparing a garment for the printing of white ink on a garment where you don’t want the white ink to absorb into the fibers of the garment.