An example of multiple Mimaki DTF printed applications

Direct to Film Printer

Use Mimaki’s direct to film printer range eliminates the need for fabric selection, screen making, pre-treatment and film weeding. Increase productivity, save time and minimise wastage with Mimaki’s DTF printer solutions.

A direct to film printer can be used to print onto a wide variety of fabrics, including cotton, polyester and blends and is capable of printing onto dark and coloured materials thanks to Mimaki’s dense, bright white ink. By printing directly to a special film, then sprinkling with hot-melt power which is then heated and dried to form a transferable ink layer, this is then heat-pressed and transferred directly to the fabric, such as a t-short, hoody or other garment,

Mimaki’s proven Core Technologies ensure consistent and stable operation, with high quality output achievable by any operator. With multiple options available depending on volume and production requirement, Mimaki’s DTF solutions deliver at every level.


A Mimaki direct-to-film (DTF) printed cap


  • Decorate almost any fabric regardless of construction or colour
  • Eliminate costly and time-consuming garment decoration processes
  • Incorporate variable data with the included Mimaki RasterLink 7 RIP software
  • Benefit from a stable and reliable solution
  • OEKO-TEX certified inks
  • Printer, ink and software combine to ensure stability and reliability
  • Choice of solutions to meet demand and budget

Recommended printer

Mimaki TxF150-75

A direct-to-film apparel solution you can depend on.

Offering a safe and stable solution packed with Mimaki Core Technologies,the new Mimaki TxF150-75 prints directly onto DTF film with OEKO-TEX certified inks.