Some Printing FAQ.
What does digital print mean?
Referring to methods of printing from a digital-based image directly to a variety of media. It usually refers to professional printing where small-run jobs from desktop publishing and other digital sources are printed using large-format and/or high-volume laser or inkjet printers.
How does digital printing work?
The printing process of digital printing is different to that of litho printing, which uses wet ink and transfers the same image via printing plates. ... The Inkjet printer produces your image by mapping out minuscule droplets of ink onto your chosen paper surface – creating your image.
Is digital or screen printing better?
Screen printing is the best option for designs that require a high level of vibrancy, when printing on dark shirts, or for specialty products. The ink in screen printing is applied thicker than digital printing, which results in brighter colors even on darker shirts.
Are there advantages of digital printing?
Digital printing, on the other hand, skips the plate entirely and directly prints onto the material. Offset printing is known produce higher quality than digital printing, but comes with high initial costs and isn't cost effective unless really large numbers are printed
Does digital printing fade?
Fade is a well-known form of image decay occurring with both traditional and digital prints. ... The various digital printing materials have unique fade rates and different sensitivities to the various deterioration mechanisms, but in the end, fade is manifested by a decrease in overall print density or a shift in color.