Tips For Printing On Fleece

As another summer has come and gone (boohoo), the cooler weather has arrived (football YEA!) and the versatile fleece will start making its all important appearance. Everyone loves to tailgate at their favorite team wearing their favorite sweatshirt with their teams logo on it. However many printers shy away from printing on fleece because of…

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Knifeless Tape

Product Review – DesignLine Knifeless Tape At FESPA, Sign Update met up with Jason Gunnlaugson, Account Manager at Knifeless Technology Systems. They were given the opportunity to watch a demo of Knifeless being used, and after the demo they had to agree with them at the time that it cuts as good as a plotter.…

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Introducing the New F Series from Epson

Introducing the Epson SureColor F6070 (44”) and F7070 (64”) How do you reinvent the dye-sublimation transfer printer? You start by designing every component to work together. From the print head and ink technology, to the printer mechanism and software. The result? A high-performance dye-sublimation transfer printer designed with extreme reliability for true industrial-level production.  This…

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Obtaining The Perfect Grey

How To Obtain The Perfect Gray One challenge many users are facing regularly is how to print neutral gray images. We have to admit, gray is one of toughest colors to achieve because it uses all four colors on the printer, and they have to be perfectly balanced. Any small variances in the ink amount…

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Three Different Sign Illuminations

Front Illumination Also known as front lighting – refers to the sign being illuminated (lit) from the front, generally either from below or from above, and is commonly used on advertising billboards. Front illumination is most commonly achieved with bright, ‘spot’ light type lighting, although almost any lighting, including florescent lamps, can be used for…

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New Graphtec 8600 Series

Introducing High Performance Cutting Plotter Graphtec FC8600 Series   The Graphtec FC8600 series high-performance cutting plotter is an industry leader for sign makers, graphic artists, automotive aftermarket professionals, counter top installers and other related users. The FC8600 series features a maximum cutting speed of 58.5 in/sec, 4.0G maximum acceleration, and 20 to 600g selectable cutting…

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5 Important Steps in Prepping a Screen

Though it may not be rocket science, prepping a screen for screen printing involves a few different variables. You must make special considerations for factors like mesh count, diameter and more if you want your printing efforts to yield acceptable results. Following are five considerations that are very important to effectively prep a screen that…

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Lets Bond

A good bond. That’s what you want when you install graphics. But sometimes a film might feel too sticky or not sticky enough. These are a couple common concerns. Following the tips below can help you conquer the culprits that try to undermine a good bond. Condition the substrate. First, get the substrate to within…

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