The heat transfer films we sell for garment decoration are commonly referred to as HTV or “T-Shirt Vinyl”. That term is misleading for two reasons. First, most of it isn’t actually vinyl, but Polyurethane (vinyl is normally made from PVC). More importantly, it’s not just for T-shirts. You can use a heat transfer film to […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]
This year has been a particularly active one for severe storms, especially in the southern and southeastern US. Whether it’s caused by climate change, global warming, or flying monkeys is a matter of debate. But it’s clear that we are experiencing lots of powerful storms: and they’re affecting sign industry equipment. What’s the connection between […]
Decorated YETI mugs are the hottest product in personal customization these days. Or, you could say it’s the coolest thing going. It all depends on whether you’re using one to keep your latte hot or your iced tea cold. But the reason our customers love YETI mugs is not because of what goes on inside, […]