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 […]
There are several different types of application tapes. Sign makers use paper and clear application tapes. Crafters prefer transfer tape on a release liner or with a printed grid. In the world of digitally printed garment decoration, only special clear tape is used. Heat transfer tape is specially made to help apply printed ‘t-shirt transfers’. […]
UniNet iColor laser transfer printers are extremely versatile approaches to digital decoration. They excel at everything from decorating dark garments to printing white graphics on black and colored card stock. One of the keys to the iColor’s versatility is the range of self-weeding laser transfer papers available. Different papers support different applications. Since there are […]
One of the key ingredients to success in digital printing is the use of the correct ICC Profile. Using the wrong profile can cause color shifts and production problems. What is an ICC profile, how does it work, and how does it affect print quality?
Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) is the simplest way to use a vinyl cutter for garment decoration. Just as sign vinyl is cut with vector graphics to create solid-color decals on signs and banners, heat transfer film or Heat transfer vinyl is used to create solid-color decals on fabric. With vinyl cutters and vector graphics, you […]
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 […]