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For a brief understanding of differences among DTF, UV and UV DTF printing, please refer below chart.

We’ve marked small numbers ①-④ behind some of the items , please click the number marks for more related explanations and details if needed.

Main Differences among DTF, UV and UV DTF Printing

fabric

better flat objects,

cylinder objects (extra fixtures needed),

fabric excluded

almost all object surfaces,

fabric excluded

garment decorating industry,

home decors

customized products including phone case, mug, bottles, etc

customized products including phone case, mug, bottles, etc,

suitable for mass producing

ink,

film,

adhesive powder,

curing machine,

heat press

ink,

optional fixtures

ink,

AB film,

laminator

1. print on film

2. spread powder

3. cure powder

4. heat press on fabric

5. peel off

directly print on object surfaces

1. print on film

2. laminate/transfer

3. apply onto substrates

4. peel off

DTF inks

UV inks

OR

UV+varnish inks

UV+varnish inks

Single head

cartridge numbers

6 = CMYKWW

6 = CMYKWW

not available

12 = CCMMYK + W*6

12 = CCMMYK + W*6

OR

12 = CCMMYK +V*6

12 = CMYKWW + V*6

not available

18 = CCMMYK+W*6+V*6

OR

18 = CCMMYK+W*12

18 =

CCMMYK + W*6+V*6

** C=cyan, M=magenta, Y=yellow, K=black, W=white, V=varnish **

** C=cyan, M=magenta, Y=yellow, K=black, W=white, V=varnish **

Main Differences among DTF, UV and UV DTF Printing

Printing type