“But can you REALLY print 100 shirts in an hour?”
Like most other companies, we monitor the buzz and interact with customers through social media. Recently one discussion led to a suggestion: if we can really print 100 shirts in one hour, why don’t we PROVE IT?
We truncated the “order size” down to 25 so that we could encapsulate it all in a video of reasonable length. I asked one of the participants of the discussion, an actual AnaJet customer, to send me a graphic that might represent a typical customer image. We would run 25 shirts and show the complete process, from opening the graphic file in AnaRIP to the final heat press. Multiply by four to get an approximate time for 100 garments.
Well, we didn’t know for sure what would happen. The image was larger than our speed test file – 13″ x 13″ rather than 12″ x 11.5″ – so it would take longer than 16 seconds. We had been told by other customers that they could jam out 50 shirts in an hour on the mP5 with one operator.
See for yourself. At a smooth, steady pace, Deana and Gabe ripped, printed and pressed 25 white shirts in just under 18 minutes. We fast forwarded most of the production for you, so it’s about 7 minutes.
Now, would you normally run 100 shirts in Speed mode? It depends on the market and the expectation. Each job and each customer dictates the necessary speed and quality.
Do you have a customer who was referred to you by a screen printer, because they wanted a 300-shirt, six-color print by tomorrow morning? Or is this a high margin retail job where you’re going to clear $13 per shirt for absolutely perfect results? Call now to speak with one of our representatives about the amazing features of the mPower Digital Apparel Printer at 877-626-2538 or fill out the Request Information page.