Troubleshooting for Ink Migration or Bleeding

Issue

Ink moves into areas of the print that do not reflect the printed file.

Why does ink migration or bleeding occur?

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Too much ink is transferred from the paper to fabric.

Quick Fixes

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Change settings to reduce ink saturation on paper.

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Ensure paper is completely dry prior to running through heat press/calender.

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Ensure fabric is climatized properly for printing.

Fabric should be stored in room temperature environment without too much humidity, as condensation can affect the fabric.

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If necessary, create new profile for individual fabrics.

OVER-SATURATION IS LIKELY THE CAUSE OF INK MIGRATION OR BLEEDING.
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