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...
Direct To Garment Growth In The Market

Direct To Garment Growth In The Market

The past couple of years have been very impactful to the printing industry. Most markets have seen a decline whereas the custom garment (t-shirt) printing space has seen huge growth during this time. The availability of equipment that is capable of handling small...
How To: Update Your CADlink RIP Software

How To: Update Your CADlink RIP Software

CADlink Digital Factory 10 is a fully featured RIP that allows you to handle many task.  CADlink continues to develop its Digital Factory to improve on its software and to offer new features to the end user.  Keeping your CADlink RIP software up-to-date is essential...
Millcraft DTG Solutions Road Show Recap: Cleveland

Millcraft DTG Solutions Road Show Recap: Cleveland

Millcraft DTG Solutions Road Show in Cleveland just wrapped up and we had an amazing turn out. We were visited by many clients in Cleveland and the surrounding areas. We want to thank everyone that came out to see what Millcraft DTG Solutions has to offer.   We...
Why Commercial Printers Should Consider DTG

Why Commercial Printers Should Consider DTG

If you haven’t already heard, there is a shortage in the paper supply chain.  Not only does this impact your clients, but it will also impact your revenue.  Having multiple ways to help your current clients, and help new clients, will greatly reduce your redundancy by...
How can DTG help grow your business?

How can DTG help grow your business?

Print-On-Demand is on a huge surge with no slowing in sight. Direct to Garment provides an efficient and cost-effective way to capitalize on this growing segment. As customer buying habits continue to move towards an on-demand mindset, print shops need to adapt....
What Is Direct-To-Garment Printing Anyway?

What Is Direct-To-Garment Printing Anyway?

Direct-To-Garment (also known as DTG) printing is almost exactly how it sounds.  DTG printing is a process of printing directly on textiles and other items using inkjet technology. It really is as cool as it sounds.   A DTG Printer is similar to how your home...