Screen Printing Numbers
DiGiT Universal Numbering System
Screen printing numbers onto sports shirts is made quick and easy when you use the DiGiT universal numbering system for screen printers.
The DiGiT athletic numbering system by Vastex takes the headache out of screen printing numbers onto garments and is the ideal solution for high production requirements.
Printing numbers onto garments has in the past not been easy and generally very time consuming using awkward attachments, heat transfers or stencils. There is also the risk of spoiling expensive team shirts, so a reliable method is paramount if you want to offer the service of screen printing numbers onto sportswear.
The DiGiT universal numbering system offers a cost-effective and easy-to-use kit that works with virtually any rear clamp screen printing press and will turn athletic numbering jobs into a profitable extension of your screen printing business.
The image above shows the DiGiT universal numbering system mounted to a V2000 screen printing press. If you regularly do screen printing of numbers, you may want to consider a dedicated press for the purpose, but for smaller volumes the DiGiT accessory can simply be fitted to your screen printing equipment when needed.
Register numbers quickly and accurately
Once installed on the screen printing machine, simply slide the screen left and right to instantly locate and lock-in the exact position for each number using the special detent rail that uses a bright yellow arrow to guide you to perfect numbering. The DiGiT universal numbering system uses two screens, each having 5 numbers pre-burned onto the screens for quick and easy installation and use. There is a choice of nine different fonts available, or if you would like to put your own style of numbers onto the screens, you can save money by using your own screen positives – all we have to supply are un-exposed screens that are ready for your designs. For a small additional cost, we can provide a template that will help position the designs on the screens.
|Without Vastex number spacing, the narrow 1 creates too much space between numbers and the two-digit design is slightly off-centre.||Moving the number 1 closer to the number 7 reduces the spacing but the two-digit printed design is now significantly off-centre||With Vastex number spacing the space between numbers is reduced and the two-digit number is centrally positioned with no reduction in print speed|
Advanced number spacing
Screen printing numbers that are properly positioned, especially two digit numbers that incorporate the number 1 has always been a headache, but not so with the DiGiT universal numbering system. The system is able to compensate for any combination of numbers using a choice of five position notches for every number. This ensures that the spacing between the numbers will always be correct and the resulting two digit number appears on the centre of the garment.
Two colour design options
Screen printing numbers in two colours is just as simple and can be done in either 20 cm or 30 cm sizes, you need to purchase a second DiGiT system, and you will be able to print outlines or a combination of colours directly onto the garment. Various fonts offer the option of single colour, two colour with outline or two colour with drop shadow.
Print 2 to 3 times faster than with any comparable numbering system
- Two operators could be printing 120 one-colour numbers per hour
- One operator could be printing 60 one-colour numbers per hour
- Two operators could be printing 60 two-colour numbers per hour
- One operator could be printing 40 two-colour numbers per hour
Not just for screen printing numbers
It is equally as easy to print names, pocket designs or any other graphics from the same sliding screens. The DiGiT system can be customised for your special application too, just enquire. If you have a four station press, you can add team names or other images to the garments you are printing as well.
A complete solution if you don't already own a screen printing machine
If you are looking for a complete athletic numbering solution, the Vastex V2000 screen printing press is the ideal system for use with the DiGiT and can be configured from single station, two colour system. The Vastex V2000 range is a premium screen printing system that is accurate, user friendly, affordable, built to last and is supplied with a 25 year limited warranty to the first user. The Vastex V2000 system offers the screen printing professional an unequalled range of advanced capabilities that decrease set up time, improve registration accuracy and increase productivity, saving you money!
Configuration options for the Vastex V2000 system
Vastex V2000 presses are offered in models from one station, one colour to ten station, ten colour. Fully expandable, the Vastex V2000 allows growing printing businesses to start small and add stations and print heads to boost output or add special effects that cannot be printed on smaller systems.
- 1 station, 1 colour table top press
- 1 station, 4 colour table top press
- 1 station, 6 colour table top press
- 1 station, 4 colour free standing press
- 4 station, 4 colour free standing press
- 4 station, 6 colour free standing press
- 6 station, 6 colour free standing press
- 4 station, 8 colour free standing press
- 8 station, 8 colour free standing press
- 10 station, 10 colour free standing press
How To Screen Print Animation (Acrobat PDF file)
DiGiT Universal Numbering System Specifications (Acrobat PDF file)
General price list (Acrobat PDF file)