Around the Collar topic: Tank Top Time

Around the Collar topic: Tank Top Time

As summer approaches, the need to offer a tank top to your customers is something that comes with the season. Working with tanks and sleeveless garments can be difficult to print on but if you have the proper tools, it can be a breeze.   The biggest issue I have...
Heat Presses: Worth Their Weight in Gold!

Heat Presses: Worth Their Weight in Gold!

A heat press is a machine that is needed when DTG printing, but did you know it also allows you to press designs onto many varied materials and surfaces, too? Heat Presses can be used in so many different ways.  Direct to Garment needs them to cure the inks, but did...
Around the Collar topic: Tank Top Time

Around the Collar topic: Garment Selection

Garment selection is one of the most important aspects of achieving retail-level prints with your DTG printer.  In this article we will discuss the various types of fabrics used and what to look for when adding blank garments to your catalog…    Ring-Spun & Combed...
History of Direct to Garment

History of Direct to Garment

The advancements in Direct to Garment printers, since its introduction, have been simply amazing.  Back in the 1990’s, Matthew Rhome had an idea of being able to use an ink jet printer to print directly onto a t-shirt.  By 1996, he filed a patent for Direct to Garment...
Recap: Louisville Road Show

Recap: Louisville Road Show

Millcraft DTG Solutions Louisville Road Show  Our DTG Road Show, at our Louisville division, was an event that you didn’t want to miss.  Our DTG Specialists were present to answer any and all questions.  Interested clients had the chance to see the equipment in...
Why is it Important to Have Proper Humidity?

Why is it Important to Have Proper Humidity?

The key to starting and maintaining a successful DTG business is to be fully informed about the proper humidity levels that are needed, and the impact that this may have on the printing process. Learning how to monitor and control your humidity will greatly impact...
How To: Print Head Maintenance

How To: Print Head Maintenance

Proper print head maintenance can be the difference between your DTG printer making you money or costing you money.  White ink tends to build up and coagulate at a rapid pace, especially when the environment is hot and/or dry.  This dried ink around the nozzle plate...
How To: Create a Left Chest Page Layout Template

How To: Create a Left Chest Page Layout Template

CADlink Digital Factory 10 gives the user a ton of options to allow them to customize their CADlink to work best for their needs.  Today, we will show you how you can create a Left Chest Page Layout.  This layout will automatically place your imported image to the...