DST System – Digital Screen Heat Transfers Distributor

About DST

DST was established to develop new and innovative solutions for the transfer industry. Faced with the limitation of the existing production technologies the DST system was developed.

Today customers all over the world is producing transfers with the DST system, giving them new possibilities and an improved competitiveness in a market, that like all other areas of printing, is facing the fact the customers place smaller, but more frequent, orders and often change their designs to adapt to the season, local requirements or other factors that means they have to change the designs

At the same time the customers are used to the possibilities that digital offer as they are using this for all their other application such as brochure, advertising materials – basically any other printed media that they use. So customers do not want to deal with the limitation from screen printing where each color has an extra cost, most of the time their designs are made in CMYK meaning it is not suited for screen printing. Producing the transfers with offset has other limitations since certain volumes are required to justify the start-up cost. The direct to garment printers can be good solution, but only for small runs and there are many limitations with these systems as well.

The DST system that combines digital printing with screen printing is the answer to these challenges, and the DST system is patented in 28 countries throughout the world. DST offers a complete turn-key match component system to ensure a stable production delivering high quality transfers DST works closely with the major manufactures of digital presses, not only with the textile transfer solution, but also on solutions for producing IMD and hard surface decoration transfers. These programs are currently in beta testing and more information will be made available on the website once the testing has finished.

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DST Applications

Where can DST heat transfer labels be applied?

DST – Hybrid Digital Screen Transfers Distributor

The Future Of Transfer Printing

The technology of Hybrid Digital Transfers DST was unfolded to renew the transfer industry and attain new heights in screen printing. Precisely, limitations give rise to innovative solutions and bring advancements in the existing ways. Likewise, DST was built to improve and magnify the production technologies practiced to date. Combining digital and screen printing and fighting all the challenges, it got patented in 28 countries. And now it is commercially utilized in more than 50 countries for diverse digital transfer applications.

What is DST Digital Screen Transfer Printing?

Digital Serigraphic Technologies A/S (DST A/S) is an associate of the Bjorn Thorsen Group (BTG), based in Denmark. DST heat transfer labels are appreciated and highly recommended across the globe. It commissions excellent design flexibility and powerful productivity that results in cost-saving in comparison to traditional printing.

The DST Systems Benefits

The benefit of utilizing DST digital screen transfer leads to improving competitiveness in the market with three-time more productivity than direct transfer to film (DTF) or direct transfer to garment (DTG).

  • It ensures a stable production with high-quality transfers and low maintenance, the transfer durability and quality both are high.
  • The hybrid digital transfers can not only work on textile transfer solutions, but it easily works for hard surface decoration transfers and IMD.
  • The investments are much lower, but if you are starting from scratch, it will be more in the beginning. It is suitable for high-end to medium to large orders and gives versatility and profits to the business.
  • It can be used to print brochures, advertising materials- basically any other printed media.
  • It is also identified as a reliable and cost-effective solution for the textile industry.

DST Systems Application Process

The DST heat transfer labels can be applied in the following way:

  • The artwork is prepared and sent to the printer.
  • The artwork is printed on the DST release liner, either paper or polyester.
  • The screen for the White and adhesive is developed.
  • The DST White is printed onto the printed artwork.
  • If powder adhesive is used, it is printed on white ink and cured.
  • In the last step, the transfers are ready and can be applied to the intended product.

A full range of adhesives is available for different applications. DST can be applied to leisure apparel, softshell fabrics, headwear, masks, and other promotional articles.

ASA Print Technologies: Digital Screen Transfers Distributor

We’re ASA Print Technologies based out of California, the USA dealing in printing supplies. Providing screen printing machines with a focus on apparel and heat transfers for the promotional industry is our primary business. Additionally, we also provide consulting services to the DST digital screen transfer industry.

We provide solutions for digital printing, transfers print, heat printing, custom screens, printing supplies, full-color transfers, custom apparel, etc. ASA Print Technologies are working as a reputed digital screen transfer distributor in North America. We also supply Grafica Flextronica machines and Sifamir Printers in Canada, South, and North America. Additionally, we’re counseling the start-ups in building the brand and regarding the details of methods to successfully plan to carry out the set-up.

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