[DTG Brand] "Best" Pre-Treatment for the M2 - T-Shirt Forums
 

Hi, Unregistered. | Today's Posts

T-Shirt Forums
User Name
Password

Register Today For Free!

Forgot Your Password?





Site Navigation








+   T-Shirt Forums > T-Shirt Industry Information > Direct to Garment (DTG) Inkjet Printing > DTG Brand
Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future DTG Brand garment printer owners.



[DTG Brand] "Best" Pre-Treatment for the M2

 
Share This Thread Thread Tools
Old July 29th, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 2:29:24 AM -   #1 (permalink)
Tum
Forum Member
Be nice, this is my first post :)

Tum's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 2015
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts


Lightbulb "Best" Pre-Treatment for the M2

Dear T-Shirt Forum Community,

we're pretty new to the DTG-Business and are still in the beginning phase to find out the smaller or bigger details to get the flow running as good as possible.

Since we are so new, we aren't sure if we could simple test out things in the first place? What about changing inks or pre-treat? So we right now we're using original DTG inks & pretreat.


To bring up a question to a point:
Can we optimize our pretreatment usage? Bc it seems quite costly.


We are using (we think we are, bc the it's relabled) the orgiginal DTG pretreatment. We are pretreating every shirt, regardless of the colour.

Pre-Trink Ink: DTG White Ink PreTreat
Garmet/Shirts: B&C exact 190 (White/Black)
Pre-Treating Way: SCHULZE PRETREATmaker III

- We figured out it's always best to pretreat every shirt.
- We tryed out the weaken the pretreatment with 30% water / 70% pretreat.
- Lower/Strengh the volume of the Pre-Treatmaker

-------------
Right now we burn about 1 Liter per 100 Shirts.
Since the price at our reseller is about 29€=25 GBP - it's about 29 Euro Cents per Shirt.


Do you have any experience with using org. DTG Colours and:
Resolute Advanced Universal Pre-treatment OR
5 Litre Camtex DuPont P5001Pre-Treatment Solution?


Or is this kind of usage quite normal?


Thanks a lot for your feedback and knowledge!
Best Regards
 
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old July 29th, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 3:25:20 AM -   #2 (permalink)
T-Shirt Lover
T-Shirt Wizard

NZACO's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 588
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Thanks: 371
Thanked 71 Times in 65 Posts


Default Re: "Best" Pre-Treatment for the M2

We use 'Resolute Advanced Universal Pre-treatment' and have not had any problems.
 
Old July 29th, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 5:31:24 AM -   #3 (permalink)
T-Shirt Lover
T-Shirt Aficionado

bilet69's Avatar
 
You can call me: mark
Member Since: May 2010
Location: Erie PA
Posts: 285
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Thanks: 3
Thanked 30 Times in 27 Posts


Default Re: "Best" Pre-Treatment for the M2

I personally would not switch from what is recommended unless there was a problem. We use only ink from Colman and Co. And no issues. If you are worried about cost, DTG might not be the way to go for you. If you are charging enough for the prints, the cost will be covered. I would prefer to use a ink that I can purchase regularly with quick delivery and a company that has I high sale rate to ensure freshness.

Just a thought... print heads cost way to much for me to risk a clog on bad ink. and skimp on a cheap pretreatment that may have a washablilty print issues down the road for my customer.

Hope you love the M2
__________________
First Amendment Tees Company Erie, PA
www.fat-tee.com or www.contract-dtg.com
 
 
Old July 29th, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 6:04:44 AM -   #4 (permalink)
T-Shirt Lover
T-Shirt Wizard

NZACO's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 588
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Thanks: 371
Thanked 71 Times in 65 Posts


Default Re: "Best" Pre-Treatment for the M2

Quote:
Originally Posted by bilet69
I personally would not switch from what is recommended unless there was a problem. We use only ink from Colman and Co. And no issues. If you are worried about cost, DTG might not be the way to go for you. If you are charging enough for the prints, the cost will be covered. I would prefer to use a ink that I can purchase regularly with quick delivery and a company that has I high sale rate to ensure freshness.

Just a thought... print heads cost way to much for me to risk a clog on bad ink. and skimp on a cheap pretreatment that may have a washablilty print issues down the road for my customer.

Hope you love the M2
We use to use the 'Recommended Pre-treatment' until the Resolute Pre-treat was introduced.

We tried it, tested it, tested it and tested it and found we were having our white ink sitting brite and drying faster.

So we moved to the Resolute Advanced Pretreatment and have not regretted the change.
 






This is a discussion about "Best" Pre-Treatment for the M2 that was posted in the DTG Brand section of the forums.

Quick Reply
Type Your Message Below:
Do NOT Post Self Promotional URLs, Advertisements, Sales Offers or Requests. It is against our Forum Guidelines.
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the T-Shirt Forums, you must first register.


Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

Your username must be between 2 and 16 characters and contain only letters and numbers (no special characters like hyphens, *, ', ~, etc)
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

A confirmation email will be sent to this address, so please make sure it is accurate and that your email software is set to allow emails from our domain: t-shirtforums.com (sometimes the confirmation email gets accidently filtered into Yahoo/AOL/Hotmail/Gmail spam folders)
.

You won't be able to post until your email address has been confirmed. We take your privacy very seriously. Feel free to review our Privacy Policy in a new window.
Email Address:
First Name
It's nice to be able to be on a "first name" basis with the people you talk to in a forum. This is a totally optional field; if you like being on a first name basis, please enter your first name below :)

Log-in


Thread Tools

Posting Rules

Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hot smashing ink with teflon treatment lizaprin Screen Printing 3 June 6th, 2016 06:38 AM
Pre Treatment Eric45 Epson SureColor DTG Printers 3 May 27th, 2016 02:15 PM
[DTG Pretreatment] Dtg help. Press time and temp, pre treatment spraying tips mikenlfc Direct to Garment (DTG) Inkjet Printing 5 May 24th, 2016 03:45 AM
Dupont pre treatment bossrunner1 DTG Pretreatment 3 February 18th, 2016 07:40 AM
[DTG Brand] Is There An Treatment Suitable For White Shirts That Will Have An Underbase? Ricky89 DTG Brand 5 December 2nd, 2014 12:20 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:42 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2014 T-ShirtForums.com. All rights reserved.