Direct to film or DTF printing is SJ Manila’s digital printing method of choice. Direct to film shares most of the positive characteristics of direct to garment printing and much more. Unlike dtg, DTF’s print color is a lot more vibrant, faithful and accurate to how the print file resource is.
This print method is one of the better and suggested options for short production run, quick turnaround orders with photograph level detailed designs.
Unlike all the other print methods, sublimation is the only one with a print finish that will never peel off, crack or get brittle.
This method is a little bit better than pigment heat transfer when it comes to durability as it can withstand more punishment that Pigment can.
This is probably one of the most commonly used digital print method in the Philippines. You’ll usually see this method used in mall stalls offering custom / personalized t-shirt printing. This is because production is easy and cheap as it only requires 2 main things, an inkjet printer and a heat press.