Am new in heat press,and i do have Epson 1280 printer and anytime
i print on the transfer paper and heat on the T'shirt,it bleeds
so i do not know what am doing wrong.
Can someone please let me know what am doing wrong.
Well it could be a lot of things, so try to provide more info
how much ink are you laying down
are you using a teflon pad
how long are you pressing
what pressure? Med?
All thse factors could have a effect
Make sure your pre-heating the shirt
Let us know
As badalou stated. The printer you have uses a dye based ink. You will do better with a pigment based ink. I use the Epson cx4800 which uses pigment based inks. You can purchase a bulk ink system for your printer though, then all you would do is purchase pigment based inks.
I'm having the same problem with the same printer and use the armur ink system with it. I think I am oversaturating the design with ink, but can't figure out how to change the dpi. I use CorelDraw, can anyone help me with this?
It is not the DPI but the actual print where you may be having a problem. Do not print at photo quality. My epson has text, photo text, photo, and best photo. I alway print at "text photo" All my prints come out great.
That is all I use. Epson makes different style printers. What you need to know is the ink types are primarily for photo printing. I am an ex product demo rep for Epson. One of the things I did everyday was to place a picture printed on plain paper and put it into a jar of water and it would be there all day. Sometimes people would try to open it up because they did not believe me that it was water. I told them they were right it was my Vodka. You could not do that with dye inks. If you placed a wet glass on a picture that was printed with an HP printer you would have a ring. Not so with the Epson. Just wipe it off. There is no fading also. All those factors are the reason pigment inks are great for transfers.
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