Self adhesive pvc vinyl in a multitude of colors has spawned and entire industry. You can stick letters, decals, shapes, and designs to virtually any surface, both indoor and outdoor. It’s easy and simple to do, and best of all, it’s creative and fun. You also can make a living from it, as well. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a handy place to store all the SignWarehouse blog articles pertaining to vinyl signs and graphics? We thought so too. So we humbly present our vinyl graphics topical index.
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 […]
The OKI PRO 8432WT and 711WT laser toner printers produce soft, vivid full-color T-shirt transfers on light, dark, and colored garments. The white toner in the printers acts as the under-base or primer to support the CMY process color just as white ink does in a direct-to-garment printer. But how does the printer know where […]
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 […]
Creating garment graphics from heat applied thermal film, aka “T-Shirt vinyl*”, is a pretty simple process, but it also has its quirks. Making the transition from cutting standard vinyl graphics can be a bit confusing at first. If your first experience with vinyl cutters is with T-shirt graphics, the learning curve is a little steeper. To help you clear those hurdles more quickly, we offer this basic thermal transfer troubleshooting guide.
The PrismJET VJ24X’s metallic ink capabilities of are pretty cool features. Lots of customers use them to create dazzling prints with chrome-effect spot colors and metallic underlays. You can give your prints the look of metallic paint or nail polish with the right blend of ink and effects. Since white and silver aren’t process colors, […]