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Old August 4th, 2018 Aug 4, 2018 8:16:16 AM -   #1 (permalink)
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Default Bad White

I have a 4880 texjet, when I print the white layer, it does not come out white, it's a very dull gray. Even if I print 2 layers of white on top of each other, the white is very bad and it looks very dark.

If you need it, I can upload photos or videos about the problem.
 
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Default Re: Bad White

Obviously you are printing on black or dark garment.
The solution is more pretreatment.
 
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Default Re: Bad White

the pretreatment that I put on it is good. I do not put a little pretreatment, the problem is with white ink, which sometimes comes out very dark. This afternoon I will put some photos and videos for you to see, if you know the solution or what is the problem.
 
 
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Default Re: Bad White

These are the images I said before.

https://ibb.co/dCoO5e
https://ibb.co/d5si5e
https://ibb.co/cTpVke
https://ibb.co/imiZBK

in one of them 2 printed t-shirts come out, to the left the before, and to the right the now.

and the video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84i3...ature=youtu.be

Please help
 
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Default Re: Bad White

I can clearly see the garment through your print. if you look at the othere shirt you have there, you wil see that there are no gaps.

If you think you have enough pretreatment, then try pressing the shirt with more pressure before printing it, and increase the amount of white ink trough your RIP software.
 
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Default Re: Bad White

the amount of white ink is the maximum allowed by the software

and the pretreatment is adequate.
 
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Default Re: Bad White

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the amount of white ink is the maximum allowed by the software

and the pretreatment is adequate.

Well... why don't you try pretreating a shirt twice before printing it, and prove me wrong

You may also have to do 2 passes of white, and finally don't forget to hover the press, drying the ink a bit before pressing it (use light pressure). This way the white will not mix too much into the color, and the colors will be more vibrant.
 
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Default Re: Bad White

the problem is not in the pretreatment, but at the moment when the white print is already gray, I tried to print on a sheet of black paper instead of a shirt and the same thing happens, the color of the ink is gray, not white.
 
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the problem is not in the pretreatment, but at the moment when the white print is already gray, I tried to print on a sheet of black paper instead of a shirt and the same thing happens, the color of the ink is gray, not white.
Is it grey when you print on white paper, or is it magically becoming grey once when you print on black?
Come on... have some common sense.
 
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Default Re: Bad White

Did the topic-starter manage to find a fix for his problem? I took a good look at your pictures and our printer seems to be doing the same thing (not printing white enough compared to what these printers supposed to be possible of doing). We have a Texjet Echo.
 
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Default Re: Bad White

Hello ausputzer,

please check the previous post and the pictures we ask in order to understand where the problem is coming from.
 
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Default Re: Bad White

I have a basic question. Are you guys shaking your white inks at all? White ink will settle out sometimes as fast as 4 hours of no use. If you are try printing a white square on a scrap shirt once or twice to get the ink moving.
 
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Default Re: Bad White

Hello Ghoster,


white ink is strongly recommended to shake it every day and also shake the bottle for 5 min every week. For more details check on the bottle labels.

Our suggestion for best quality results is to do a one or two cleaning. Head Cleaning consumes 10ml altogether from all cartridges and will ensure the best quality printing.
 
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