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Meet the UNINET® DTF 1000.
Exceptional printing quality ready to wear.

UNINET's ink-based direct-to-film digital transfer printing system with a roll feeder is uniquely suited for the short-volume production of exceptional quality full-color print transfers for the digital apparel decorating market.

Ready to wear meets designer quality.

The UNINET® DTF 1000 is an ink-based direct-to-film digital transfer printing system with a roll feeder capable of printing up to A3+ or 13 inches wide. It is built to perform for the short-volume production of exceptional quality and full-color print transfers for the digital apparel decorating market, which can be applied to light and dark-colored garments.

Good things come in smaller packages.

This 13" print width, desktop-sized DTF printing equipment is compact yet powerful, expertly configured for manual DTF powder application, and capable of producing simple or intricate, colorful weedless digital transfers in a single pass. As an optional upgrade, the DTF 1000 can be paired with the *UNINET® DTF 1000 Auto-Powder Unit to enable fully automated powder application, curing, and drying for a comprehensive printing solution, transforming it into the most cost-effective DTF printing device on the market. (* UNINET® DTF 1000 Auto-Powder Unit is sold separately).

From apparel decoration to fashion statement in the blink of an eye.

Envision having a print shop on your desktop to create fashionable custom-made apparel, accessories, home décor, and more, using your designs to produce digital transfers that are stretchable, durable, soft-hand, and vibrant in color. Easily print full color and white graphics for application to virtually any textile. The UNINET® DTF 1000 is built to make a statement for your business from day one.

High-Resolution Printing and White Overprint capabilities.

The UNINET® DTF 1000 printing system has a high-definition, professional inkjet printhead with a wide color gamut for crisp, stunning print output. It also incorporates a technology that automatically lays down a combination of CMYK colors and white overprint capabilities to produce professional-quality and sharp prints in one pass.

The UNINET® Seal of Quality.

Every UNINET product introduced to the market is backed by the UNINET seal of quality, one of the world's most trusted printing solutions companies, for years. The same is true for the UNINET® DTF 1000. In the form of consumables, transfer film papers, and cleaning solutions, UNINET offers a comprehensive, all-inclusive functional solution to streamline the printing process and empower printing professionals to rapidly move from thoughts to see their creations come to life.

The UNINET® DTF 1000 Printing System comes equipped with the following:

  • A high-definition and professional inkjet Printhead
  • UNINET® DTF ProRIP™ Advanced RIP Software features exceptional file preparation, white and color management, production automation functionality, and more.
  • UNINET® DTF Master Class Video Training Series: Discover everything there is to know about DTF printing, maximize the value of your equipment, and be inspired to expand your business even further.
  • UNINET® DTF Five-color inks (CMYK + White)
  • UNINET® DTF Powder
  • UNINET® DTF Film Roll – 100 meters

In addition, the printing system features:

  • Printer Roll Feeder with auto-feeding capabilities
  • Ink tanks with Continuous Feed System
  • Bluetooth Humidity and Temperature Sensor
  • Internal Controllable Vacuum Suction (prevents film buckling)
  • White Ink Circulation Engine (helps circulate white ink)
  • UNINET® DTF 1000 Auto Powder Unit, as an optional upgrade, can be paired to the DTF 1000 transfer printer to enable fully automated powder application, curing, and drying for a comprehensive printing solution. (Optional upgrade is sold separately)

Beyond this, UNINET® provides.

  • UNINET® DTF Cleaning Solutions
  • UNINET® DTF Inks
  • UNINET® DTF Transfer Film Papers
  • UNINET® DTF Powders
  • USA Training and Technical Support*
  • UNINET® USA Warranty

*Onboarding technical support included in USA and Europe; additional technical support requires purchase or a subscription plan.

12 Month Warranty: UNINET offers a 12 month warranty which pertains to replacement of faulty materials during the first year from the date of purchase of the machine (except for damage caused by the user, or other circumstances that does not depend on manufacturing defects, including lack of maintenance and clogs). Consumable parts are excluded from the warranty, such as: Ink, print heads, capping stations, dampers, control boards, cables and waste bottles (except in cases where the product is DOA), and does not extend to any UNINET Hardware Product from which the serial number has been removed or that has been damaged or rendered defective as a result of accident, misuse, liquid spills, abuse, contamination, improper or inadequate maintenance or calibration, or other external causes (such consumable parts are available as spare parts if needed).

What's NOT Included, but you may need:

  • UNINET DTF Powder Heat Station (to cure the powder to the printed sheets)
  • Windows 10 or higher Computer (PC) with an available USB port
  • Heat press for finishing (curing) the final print to your garment - We recommend a 16x20 heat press
  • 5 small funnels (for ink filling)
  • Humidifier (to keep the humidity above 50% - 65% in the print room)
  • Air purifier / Fume extractor for curing process
  • Protective gear
  • Additional Personal Training (2 Hour Personal Training Sessions are sold separately)

WARNING: WORK IN A WELL VENTILATED AREA and use protective equipment when working with DTF products and processes. UNINET highly recommends the use of a fume extractor to handle the fumes caused by TPU adhesive powder curing. Bodily protection, including the use of PPE equipment such as a full body covering, a respirator / N95 mask, goggles and gloves are recommended to protect against TPU adhesive powder (prior to curing) that may become airborne due to handling. Inhalation of TPU adhesive powder or fumes may be hazardous to your health. The use of DTF equipment, chemicals, powders, inks and all accessories are at the sole risk of the user. DTF equipment is intended for use in a commercial environment. UNINET does not recommend the use of DTF equipment in a residential, or in-home setting. DTF inks and film require a good humidity environment - over 50% humidity is highly recommended to minimize risk of ink clogs and film buckling.

Printer Technical Specifications

  • Print Speed: Up to 10 square ft / hr (~8 A3 pages / hr)
  • Resolution: 1440 dpi
  • Printhead: A high-definition and professional inkjet Printhead
  • Operating System Supported: Windows® 10 & Windows® 11
  • Interfaces: USB connection
  • Paper Capacity: Transfer film roll: Up to 13 in / 330 mm wide X 328 ft / 100m long
  • Rated Current: 5A
  • Rated Power: 500W
  • Weight: 48 lbs
  • Power: AC 110/60Hz