Vinyl Express Q Series TangentaPlus Feature – Cutting Thick Vinyl

Have you ever struggled to weed a graphic after cutting thick vinyl like Glitter T-shirt film or sandblast stencil? If so, you may not be making full use of your plotter’s capabilities. Or you may just need to upgrade your hardware.

For owners of a Vinyl Express Qe or Q Series  vinyl cutter, there is an easy fix for this problem in the advanced LCD job control menu. We call it TangentaPlus.

What is the TangentaPlus feature and how does it work?… (read more...)

T-shirt Vinyl Tricks for Coated or Pre-Treated Fabrics

The pre- treatment coating on certain fabrics can cause problems when you try to heat press.

Sometimes, even when you followed all the instructions, T-shirt vinyl can fall off the garment. Most people blame the t-shirt vinyl, but the problem is probably in (or rather on) the fabric itself!

For most fabrics, heat transfer film or ‘T-shirt vinyl’ is a reliable garment decoration method that goes on easily and sticks permanently. These films use adhesives  engineered to stick permanently to a wide arrange of textiles. This is the case for … (read more...)

A Basic Guide to Vinyl Express® LXi 12 Vinyl Cutting Software

LXI 12 Vinyl Cutting Software MasterPlus on PC Monitor

LXi vinyl cutting software 12 works w/ Windows 8.1 and 10.

What software features do you need? How do you decide which level to buy to keep from limiting the growth of your sign shop?  In this article,  A basic guide to Vinyl Express® LXi 12 vinyl cutting software, we give you answers.

When you buy a sign equipment package, you’ll probably spend most of your time looking at the hardware features and specifications to make sure you get the right equipment for the job. The more capable your hardware, … (read more...)

UniNet Premium Paper Hot Laminator option

How do you make a good thing even better? Add accessories. Accessories make a good thing better. We offer several accessories for heat transfer and t-shirt printing. We now have a new one just for iColor laser transfer printing. The iColor series printers produce their softest and most durable transfers with UniNet Premium Paper. UniNet Premium Paper is a two-step self-weeding solution for decorating dark garments. As the name implies, it’s also the most expensive. Customers working through the learning curve tend to make costly errors. One way to … (read more...)

LXI Vinyl Cutter Drivers

Definition of plethora: Excess, superfluity; also : profusion, abundance, ginormous amount. See Lxi vinyl cutter drivers.
Okay, that’s not really the textbook definition of plethora. But the enormous number of cutters supported by LXi software is a definitive plethora: a whole bunch. A mess of cutters. Just how many cutter drivers does LXI have? Why does LXI support so many different plotters? And why does it matter? The answers are just past the Read more button.… (read more...)

EnduraPRESS Optional Mug Heating Element Fittings

In keeping with the 35-year tradition of providing outstanding value through our Endura product line, we recently added the EnduraPRESS MP5 mug press. Our EnduraPRESS heat presses have become a huge hit with customers looking for brand name quality at the SIGNWarehouse price. The MP5 mug press adds to the value equation by providing outstanding versatility. The MP5 comes with optional mug heating element fittings designed to accommodate different sizes of drinkware, from espresso mugs to Venti size latte mugs. This versatility greatly expands your sales opportunities. It’s a feature … (read more...)