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 […]
Sublimation is a versatile and appealing garment decoration method. It’s also a great way to decorate hard surface items ranging from cell phone covers to ceramic tiles, mugs and hundreds of other polymer-coated items. And it’s the king of softness in T-shirt transfers. But it does have a few limitations. The main drawback with sublimation […]
With the explosion of consumer demand in the decorated drinkware market, you may be thinking about ways to jump in and cash in. Decorated drinkware is booming. More and more of our customers are finding that this is a market ripe for entrepreneurial energy with low startup costs and healthy margins. We have already written […]
Having been in the sign industry for over twelve years, I do know that it is very possible to design an object you can’t print. That may be interesting to philosophers, but it’s maddening for sign makers. This frustrating phenomenon generally befalls people who are making the transition from CAD processes to digital color. The color range used in vinyl and heat applied films is entirely different from the output available from a standard process printer. Most new printers assume the range is the same and struggle with managing their own and their customers’ expectations.
If you’re using an iColor 500 or 600 and would like an even bigger envelope of applications, we have good news for you. I know it sounds crazy because an iColor laser transfer printer is already one of the most versatile digital decoration solutions on the planet. But the mad scientists in the iColor lab […]
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