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End Of Day Maintenance

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It is recommended that you perform a cleaning at the end of each day to keep a well working machine. Below is a helpful guide on how to complete a successful end of day cleaning on your DTG Printer


How To Clean My Direct To Garment (DTG) Printer
Tools Needed: 
FIREBIRD Ink Cleaning Solution, Gloves, Foam Swabs, Screwdriver, and a Syringe.

5 Easy Steps To Cleaning Your DTG Printer

1 – Wear Gloves.
2 – Soak and Purge the ink in the capping station with FIREBIRD Ink Cleaning Solution (CS)Continue this step until the CS has completely diluted the ink to clear.
3 – Apply CS with a foam swab (or lint-free wipe) to the capping station seal and wiper blade. Clean thoroughly until all ink is removed.
4 – Apply CS with a foam swab (or lint-free wipe) to the printhead plate and surrounding printhead carriage. Clean thoroughly until all ink is removed.
5 – (optional) – Fill the capping station with Cleaning Solution and immerse the printhead overnight, ensuring seal.

Important Note: Refer to your DTG OEM printer maintenance and care instructions for specific directions. Each printer is different and mandates its own specific steps for optimal care.