Glossary

Glossary

KODACOLOR DTG Pre-Treatment

KODACOLOR DTG Pre-Treatment is a range of specially formulated products designed for use in conjunction with the EDTG Ink Sets and RDTG Series Ink Sets by Kodak, specifically tailored to achieve optimal results in direct-to-garment (DTG) printing on various fabric types, particularly dark fabrics. It is possible to use KODACOLOR DTG Pre-Treatment with other ink brands and types. Here's an overview of its key features and specifications.

Purpose

KODACOLOR Pre-Treat Products serve the crucial role of preparing fabric surfaces for printing, ensuring high-quality image reproduction and exceptional durability, particularly in terms of wash-fastness. They enhance the adhesion of DTG pigments to the fabric, resulting in vibrant, long-lasting prints.

Mixing ratio

The recommended mixing ratio for KODACOLOR DTG Pre-Treatment is 3 parts distilled water to 1 part concentrate. This ratio ensures proper dilution and application consistency for effective pre-treatment of fabric surfaces.

Types of Pre-Treat

The KODACOLOR Pre-Treat range consists of three types, each catering to different fabric compositions:

  • Dark and light cotton: suitable for 100% dark and light cotton fabrics.
  • Cotton blends: designed for dark and light cotton blends, ensuring compatibility across a wide range of garments.
  • Polyesters: formulated specifically for dark and white polyester fabrics, providing optimal results on these materials.

Safety and compliance

  • Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS): Available for download, offering detailed information on handling, storage, and safety precautions related to the pre-treatment product.
  • OEKO-TEX Eco Passport/Certificate: Certified by OEKO-TEX, ensuring compliance with environmental and safety standards, and indicating suitability for use in sustainable and eco-friendly printing practices.

Brand and series

Developed and manufactured by Kodak, a leading name in imaging and printing technology. Part of the KODACOLOR Direct To Garment series.

Volume

Available in convenient 1-liter containers, offering sufficient quantity for regular usage in DTG printing operations. Or wholesale in 20-liter jerrycans. Kodak KODACOLOR DTG Pre-treament product overview.