Many aspiring sign makers spend lots of time selecting the right cutter, then buy the least expensive software available. Only after they’ve setup the equipment do they realize that they don’t have the design tools they need to meet the demands of their waiting customers. How can you avoid this common pitfall? What software features do you need? How do you decide which level to purchase to keep from limiting the growth of your startup? We presents the answers in this article: A basic buyer’s guide to Vinyl Express® LXi sign software.
One of the most Frequently Asked Questions we receive is, “What application tape should I use with this vinyl?” Vinyl and tape go together like peanut butter and jelly. But if you’ve got the wrong tape for your vinyl, it might feel more like peanut butter and yogurt. Nobody’s gonna want that sandwich. To help you […]
ORACAL 651 is the top-selling plotter film in America. That position is well-deserved. ORACAL 651 is the Wilt Chamberlain of sign vinyl. It was so good, it changed the rules of the game. When 651 came to market in 1996, calendared vinyl was considered suitable only for short-term graphics. ORAFOL’s ground-breaking entry introduced high gloss […]
Have you ever seen wine glasses that are etched or a nice mirror with a frosted effect? You like that look, but you are not sure how to pull it off. You don’t want to pay the price for some of them on Esty for personalization. The etching cream can be thick and messy. There […]
SIGNWarehouse sells all types of vinyl cutters. We offer everything from hobby cutters for crafters to large pro series workhorses for commercial sign shops. No matter how large or small, all vinyl cutters have some things in common, and they all need to be used properly in order to provide the service you expect. With […]
EnduraGLOSS is a soft, 3-mil intermediate calendared vinyl with an acrylic adhesive. As the name implies, it’s a glossy vinyl, and it’s available in 42 colors. The color palette covers the gamut from sign industry standards like royal blue to trendier hues like mint green and coral. Because it has a polymeric calendared face film, […]