the benefits of direct to film transfers with ultracolor max

5 Benefits of DTF Transfers for T-Shirt Businesses

In today’s dynamic world of custom apparel, staying ahead of the competition means embracing cutting-edge technologies, and direct to film (DTF) transfers are the latest print method to take the apparel decoration industry by storm. Compared to traditional methods of apparel decoration, direct to film transfers have more benefits for T-shirt and custom apparel businesses. DTF transfers have no color restrictions, are more economical, ship fast, apply to a variety of items, and produce less waste than DTG or screen printing. Using quality DTF transfers like UltraColor® MAX will expand your decorating capabilities and solve your heat printing frustrations.

Learn how this revolutionary method is a game-changing solution for custom apparel decorators and T-shirt businesses. Here are the top 5 benefits of using DTF transfers.

Benefits of Direct to Film Transfers

  1. No Color Limitations
  2. Cost Effective
  3. Detailed Designs
  4. Quick Turnaround Time
  5. Versatility

No Color Limitations

Say goodbye to design restrictions! Unlike other methods of decorating apparel, DTF transfers have no limit on the number of colors in your design. You can even print photorealistic graphics and color gradients to bring your boldest ideas to life!

Cost Effective

Running a successful T-shirt business means managing expenses efficiently. Direct to film transfers prove to be a cost-effective choice, especially for small to medium-sized orders. With just a heat press, you can start offering your customers full color apparel designs, minus the expensive investment in screen printing equipment. Minimize setup costs and enjoy competitive pricing without compromising on quality.

Plus, when you order UltraColor® MAX DTF transfers through STAHLS’ or Transfer Express, you enjoy NO ORDER MINIMUMS! Offer your customers one-off orders for enhanced customization without worrying about breaking the bank!

Detailed Designs

Forget tedious weeding or smudging of inks! With DTF transfers, even the most intricate and detailed designs can be printed. Save valuable production time and allow your creative designs and custom branding to shine! With such exceptional detail, your logo is sure to leave a lasting impression on your customers.

Not all DTF transfers are alike, but with UltraColor® MAX, your designs will be printed with no outline, for a crisp, seamless, and always trending look!

Quick Turnaround Time

Deadlines don’t wait, and neither should your printing process. With direct to film transfers, you can efficiently fulfill orders within tight timeframes. Reduced setup and preparation time means quicker production cycles, allowing you to keep pace with your customers’ demands.

When you order UltraColor® MAX direct to film transfers through STAHLS’ or Transfer Express, your order will even ship next business day, to easily promote better on demand printing!


From T-shirts and hoodies to caps and bags, direct to film transfers apply to a wide range of apparel and fabrics. This versatility opens up endless possibilities for your business, making it a go-to solution for various customized merchandise.

UltraColor® MAX DTF transfers can even be applied to some hard goods that can be heat pressed, such as cutting boards, coasters, and boxes. It’s so easy to expand your business opportunities with UltraColor® MAX!

How T-Shirt Businesses Profit with Direct to Film

As you’ve read, there are so many benefits of DTF transfers for custom apparel printing! To learn more about how T-shirt and apparel businesses are profiting with direct to film, check out our latest eBook: Printing Money on Demand: Everything You Need to Know About Direct to Film Transfers.

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