What is the primary purpose of a flash curing unit?
Unlike graphic printing, you can print wet on wet on a lot of garment types. But that doesn’t mean you can lay down wet ink on top of wet ink. To get colours to pop on dark garments, you need to lay down an underbase first, and that needs to be flashed, gelling the ink enough so that wet ink can be printed on top. Flashing is also commonly used right before laying down a highlight white to set up the rest of the print before laying down the last colour. Read more