Heat Press Information and Tips

Information about heat presses, including helpful how-to information.

Tips for Positioning Graphic Transfers on a V-Neck Shirt

Filed in Heat Press Information and Tips by on April 26, 2017
Tips for Positioning Graphic Transfers on a V-Neck Shirt

Decorating standard crew neck t-shirts will be a majority of your orders as a garment decorator. The standard t-shirt gives you a print area that is large and easy to print with your heat press. While most of your orders will be of this style of t-shirt, you will come across the need to decorate […]

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How to Set Up a Heat Press for T-Shirt Printing

Filed in Heat Press Information and Tips by on April 10, 2017
How to Set Up a Heat Press for T-Shirt Printing

So you’re new to heat printing and just bought a heat press? Congratulations! You just took the first step to starting your own t-shirt business. The next step is to actually get it out of the box and use it. You would be surprised how many people buy a heat press but are too scared […]

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Avoiding Raised Obstructions with Print Perfect Pads

Filed in Heat Press Information and Tips by on March 15, 2017
Avoiding Raised Obstructions with Print Perfect Pads

The perfect combination of time, temperature and pressure is needed when heat printing screen printed heat transfers with your heat press. Some heat presses, especially Hotronix® heat presses have electronic readouts to digitally tell the operator the parameters that the heat press is using with the time, temperature and pressure. Pressure especially is important to […]

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New to Heat Printing? Where to Begin

Filed in Heat Press Information and Tips by on March 6, 2017
New to Heat Printing? Where to Begin

You’re new to heat printing and don’t know where to begin. You know you want to do it, but don’t know where to start. Maybe you’re afraid to start. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Before you even start to heat print, you’re going to need the equipment. Lucky for you, all you need is a […]

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Application Troubleshooting During Heat Printing

Filed in Heat Press Information and Tips by on December 1, 2016
Application Troubleshooting During Heat Printing

There is nothing more frustrating than when you are having problems applying your transfer. If you are using a product for the first time, please use the extra transfer to test so we can help you if you run into a problem before you start your run on new shirts. Before we can help, we […]

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Is the Apparel You’re Heat Printing Ruined?

Filed in Heat Press Information and Tips by on November 16, 2016
Is the Apparel You’re Heat Printing Ruined?

Being new to heat printing means trying, learning, failing and growing. It is part of the job and every heat printer has gone through the Beginners course of heat printing where it seems so simple, until it’s time to actually heat print and then the questions start. How long do I press this transfer for? […]

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Split Front Custom Basketball Shorts

Filed in Heat Press Information and Tips by on November 14, 2016
Split Front Custom Basketball Shorts

Basketball season is quickly approaching for high schools and youth leagues. Customers will be coming to you for bids on custom basketball uniforms. Win the bid with something unique this year. We’ve all seen the “split front” baseball jersey. See what your customers think of this trendy design on basketball team shorts. Add the team […]

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