Graphic design can be the most time-consuming aspect of sign making. Time lost fussing over a sign layout can impact the bottom line or turn a marginally profitable job into a money loser. That’s why there are lots of features in Vinyl Express LXi Master 12 software designed to make your work more efficient. One of […]
Your heat press digital temperature read out may not be accurate. The readout may not match the actual temperature on the heat press platen. You could use an infrared temperature reader so you could cross-check resulst. Geo Knight and others makes excellent heat press machines that can be used for all kinds of thermal transfer […]
One of the keys to productivity and profit in digital sign making is efficient design. One of the keys to efficient design is learning to create complex designs without letting the objects get in each others’ way. Managing objects so you can select and edit only the item you want to manipulate. In VE LXi and FlexiSign software, there are two ways to do this; locking and layers.
We’ve all been there – you arrive to check on your latest install only to find an issue that needs to be fixed. You grab your keys to head back to the truck, only to realize you’ve come by in your car, without a single installation tool. Frustrated, you have no choice but to head back to the shop, grab your tools and come back to the job site, spending the entire morning on a 5 minute fix.
Nothing is more disappointing than applying a perfect graphic to a clean substrate with top of the line tools only to wind up with bubbles and wrinkles in the vinyl, detracting from the finished product. Here are some tips to prevent that from happening.