Selecting the best Shirt for DTG Printing

Learn which characteristics you want and which you should avoid when choosing T-shirt brands for direct to garment (DTG) printing. You will find all information in our PDF Guideline.

When printing with direct to garment technology, not all shirts are created equally. The type of yarn, knitting density, fabric content, and the finishes used in the manufacturing of the garment all play a role in how a print will look and feel. Learning which attributes will give you the best prints ensures greater customer satisfaction with
the end product and less frustration for you. Here are six factors that can affect the quality of a DTG print on a specific garment.

We will give you the answers to the following questions:

  1. What smoothing method is used on the yard?
  2. What is the level of fibrillation?
  3. What finishes have been applied to the shirt?
  4. What is the diameter of the yarn used in the garment?
  5. How does your fabric react to pretreatments?

| Brother Guideline: Selecting the Best Shirt (PDF)