This post will cover all the basics of laminating and trimming your digital graphics. We’ll examine why, when and how to laminate when to use film or liquid laminates, and look at the benefits of trimmers. Hopefully, you’ll glean some tips that will eliminate costly problems and improve the quality of your products.
You may have heard that good things come in small packages. In the world of large format printing, that’s not always true. But good things definitely come in simple packages. Between ink configurations, ICC profiles, and print & cut processes, producing high quality, digital prints can be challenging. So, when it comes time to finish […]
Banners are big business for sign makers. It’s estimated that 40% of a sign shop’s profits come from custom made banners. So they’re not only popular but also very profitable if priced correctly. The market for banners is deep and wide. You can sell in high volume to retail stores, and in lower volume to a wide variety of secondary markets including schools, municipalities, and individuals. Learning to make, sell, and install banners correctly is an important step to becoming a profitable sign business. To smooth out the road for you, we offer this basic guide to banner making which will give you an overview of the equipment, tools and supplies needed, display options, pricing guidelines, and a few tips. Let’s start with the basic equipment list.
Laser Transfer is a hot commodity in garment decoration. It’s growing popularity comes from its versatility. What can you customize with laser transfer? Most people start with garments, but that’s missing a lot of options. Oki and iColor printer owners can decorate anything from light and dark garments to wood and metal signs, ceramic mugs, […]
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One of the questions we hear most is ‘what’s the best start-up equipment for T-shirt printing?’ Given the wide range of options in this market, that’s a challenging question. There’s dye sublimation, laser transfer, print and cut appliqués made with a digital printer and vinyl cutter, direct-to-garment printing, and good old fashioned screen printing. These […]