Pretreatment Methods for DTG – Best to Worse If it’s in your budget, buy an automatic pretreat machine. This will give you consistency with this critical step in the process. Be sure to check max pretreat area matches the potential print area of your DTG machine. Also check that the spraying process is completely enclosed. If not, be sure to spray away from your DTG machine.
Dealing with Heat Transfer Lines – I have heard and seen all sorts of remedies for when your transfer paper on liner causes polyester garments to have a permanent line around the graphics. There is not 1 solutions that works for everyone, but I have 4 ideas you should try. I’ll share one with you here and then direct you to my blog to find out more. Make the paper larger than the heat press as this will illuminate the paper causing the lines. One thing to note, you can still have issues with the edge of the heat press causing lines, but this is normally due to having way too much pressure. For 3 more ideas and a video, check out my Blog.
Using Refillable Cartridges with a Small Format Epson – The printer of choice today for outputting film positives is an Epson small format device such as the 1430. The only drawback is the standard 18ml cartridge. Refillable cartridges are the best option to save substantial dollars on ink. Read More
Sales Tip – Many small business people wear all the hats, including the salesperson hat. For non-professional sales people the process of sales is daunting and scary. I’m hear to say that one of the best techniques for sales is to try to get told NO. Let that sink in.. Get told NO. This helps overcome that fear by making it the goal and helps you get to yes. Read all about this technique at my Blog.
Get ALL the Right Tools – Make sure you are making the proper investment in all the tools in your business. Be in business and be professional. Getting a cheap heat press and then blaming it on the transfer or saying the printer does work when you have crummy shirts. Give yourself less headaches by investing in the proper tools from A to Z.