Electrical Spotlight: Outdoor EDS Content

Electronic Digital Signage (EDS) that is geared for outdoor viewing needs to be tailored for a moving-target audience. Passersby exposed to outdoor signage may be walking briskly or traveling in a fast-moving vehicle. Outdoor EDS must therefore contain content that is powerful enough to catch their attention and send information or a message in just…

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M&R Economax D

Easy to own and economical to operate, Economax D is the ultimate affordable, space-saving infrared electric screen printing conveyor dryer. Not only does it have the highest production capacity in its class of conveyor dryers, it’s also the most energy efficient. Heavy-duty thermal insulation prevents heat from migrating into the workplace, while CoolSkin™ technology leaves…

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Working With Specialty Films

    Over the last six years there has been an explosion in colored wrapping films.  As time has passed we have seen an evolution in the types of films that are being produced. Everything from the first matte black films to chrome, alligator, carbon fiber and color changing/shade shift, metallic and glitters, just to name…

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A Print Finishing Primer

In the digital graphics industry, a great deal of attention is paid to output devices. It isn’t difficult to understand why. Wide-format inkjet devices, whether fast or slow, flatbed or roll-to-roll, play an important role in the creation of graphic prints. But it’s important to remember that most prints must be finished in some way…

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PRINTING PERFORMANCE WEAR TIPS

Throughout the years, ink manufacturers have learned one unchanging truth: there is always a new fabric being developed for the market that will pose new challenges. This page reflects the challenges and approaches that lead to a solution that utilizes ink formulation, print parameters and material handling. Ink strategy Printing garments constructed of 100 percent…

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How to Sublimate a Shot Glass

How to Sublimate a Shot Glass When people think of sublimation, most probably think of mugs or t-shirts or mousepads. I’m guessing many people don’t even know that shot glasses can be sublimated. Today I wanted to rectify that situation and give you all a short lesson in how to create your own sublimated shot glasses.…

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Improving Workflow

Improving Workflow Learn how to overcome time and management challenges for small, medium and large shops. When more staff is trained in other departments, the easier it is for people to help make decisions that could affect things downstream. Pretend for a moment that all the tasks needed to complete an order are nestled adjacent…

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ARTfx Forges Vintage-Style Sign for Times Square Bar

Foundry sign recreates throwback incandescent look By Steve Aust If sign-industry professionals travel to NYC without getting excited about the sheer diversity and creativity of its ever-present environmental graphics, they should seriously reconsider their line of work. Exterior, electronic-display facades around Times Square garner many headlines for their constant reinvention – “The Crossroads of America”…

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