Supply55 releases ReelPRO V2™ a universal take-up system for wide format printers and laminators

ReelPRO V2 is an affordable, easy to install, easy to use universal take-up system allowing users to improve efficiency and profitability when printing longer jobs; vehicle wraps, banners, wallpaper and signs. ReelPRO V2 is compatible with all wide format printers and laminators allowing shops to incorporate the system easily into their workflow and use it […] Read more »

Supply55 releases ColorCheckQA™ a quality assurance, color sampling, verification and preflighting software utility

ColorCheckQA

ColorCheckQA is an intuitive software utility for color sampling, verification and preflighting print environments in combination with an X-Rite i1Pro, i1 Pro2, EFI1000 and EFI2000 spectrophotometer. Power up the X-Rite and EFI spectrophotometers with the ColorCheckQA Quality and Sample Tools: ColorCheckQA Quality Tool: The Quality Tool delivers fast, accurate verification of the print environment with […] Read more »

What You Should Know About Heat Pressing on Dye Sublimated Fabrics

 What is Dye Sublimation? Most polyester fabrics, such as many of the popular “Performance Garments”, are dyed using a sublimation process. The dye sublimation process uses high heat to permanently fuse   the colorant   into a polyester fabric. Heat serves two critical functions in this dying process.  First, the heat causes the pores of the polyester fabric to open up, so the material […] Read more »

Selecting the Best Heat Press Machine for Your Shop

With so many makes and models of heat presses, selecting one is usually confusing.  To make the right purchasing decision for your business, you need to thoroughly investigate your options. Start by asking the right questions. Here’s what you should know before you sign on the dotted line. Read more »

Digital Printing on Banners

Advancements in digital print technology and the introduction of top coated fabric have allowed printers to expand their product offerings to include fabric banners. These technological advancements include: the ability of the machinery to feed and process heavier weight materials; improved compatibility of the inks with fabrics; and higher print quality. Read more »

Pigment Ink Versus Dye-based Ink for Digital Printing.

Digital printing inks are similar to other inks and paints. All of these products consist of two basic components:  a colorant (dye or pigment) and a liquid carrier or vehicle.  The varieties of digital printing inks include aqueous inks, solvent inks, ecosolvent inks, latex inks and UV-curable inks.  With so many choices available in wide […] Read more »