Business Potential

Quick Economics:

If you sell 1,000 to 1,500 T Shirts, the AnaJet printer pays for itself. See the Bottom Line.

Blank White T-shirts


Ink Cost


Total Material Cost


Typical Selling Price


* Depending on wholesale or retail business model. Printing capacity is up to 4,000 T-Shirts per month.

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AnaJet Basic Operational and Financial Facts

Some basic operational data useful for financial analysis of AnaJet Sprint apparel printer operation are presented below. Since many factors affect the operational efficiency, the numbers are a typical or average figure. The numbers presented below are for a shop operation which has attained reasonable operational efficiency. Starting shops may have lower production rate and higher ink costs due to waste and other factors. In a financial analysis, careful consideration should also be given to the amount of business the shop can generate.

Shirt costs:

White Tee shirt: £1..00 to £1.20 wholesale

Black Tee shirt: £1.50 to £2.00 wholesale

Ink cost per shirt printed (approx. 10”x12” graphic)

White T Shirt: £0.40 to £0.60 per

Black T Shirt: £1.00 to £2.00 per

Typical selling price of printed Tee shirts (Retail)

White T-Shirt: £15 to £30

Black T-Shirts: £20 to £35

Printing time per shirt (approx. 10”x12” graphic)

White T-Shirt: 0:50 to 1:15 min color inks

Black T-Shirt: 3:00 to 4:00 min for white and color inks

Production Rates for White shirts

Hourly production rate: 20 to 30 shirts including garment loading, printing and heat press time inclusive.

Daily production rate: 150 to 250 shirts (8 hours)

Monthly production rate: 3,000 to 5,000 shirts (20 day month)

(For black T- shirt operations, too many factors affect the operational efficiency. Generally black T Shirts require three times more time to produce compared to a white or light colors garment.)

Bottom Line

At an average selling price of £15 per T-Shirt and direct material cost of £2.00 per T Shirt, the gross margin is in the reange of £13.00 per T Shirt. The printer will pay for itself when you sell about 1,500 T-Shirts. The printer is capable of printing more than 3,000~4,000 T-Shirts per month. The key to financial success is operator's ability to sell the T Shirts and printing services.

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