CUT-OFF SERIES: #3 – HOW TO AVOID FRAYING, CRUSHING, DUST OR GLUE RESIDUE?

CUT-OFF SERIES: #3 - How to avoid fraying, crushing, dust or glue residue?

A clean cut edge is the be-all and end-all when cutting off foils on a roll. But how do you achieve that? Here are some recommendations for daily practice.

Cut like a pro – it’s not that difficult. Once you have understood a few basic connections. In this episode of our parting series, we take a closer look at seven parameters. They have a major influence on whether the cut edge frays, the roll is crushed, whether dust or glue residue forms – or not.

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Shortage of skilled workers makes automation necessary!

In many western industrialized nations, there is a shortage of skilled workers everywhere. Also, in film logistics. What to do? Automate … SUMMARY Many companies already have a shortage of skilled workers – and the trend is likely to continue. Film dealers are also having a hard time finding staff. After all, the work in […] Read more »

Constructing More Persuasive Sales Presentations

Early in my sales career I was taught that the job of a salesperson was similar to that of a lawyer presenting his case. Just as an attorney presents proof in court, you provide your prospect with evidence to support your product or offer. As your jury, if your prospect is not moved by your […] Read more »

Caring for Garments with Heat Transfer Vinyl

I am frequently asked how many times you can wash a garment with a heat transfer vinyl applique before it deteriorates. Durability of this material all depends on the specific type of heat transfer vinyl that you are using and garment care. If you are washing and drying the garment properly, a high quality heat transfer vinyl […] Read more »

Where Social Media Fits in Your Marketing Plan

Selling was so much easier when I first hit the streets nearly forty-five years ago. At my first sales job, I didn’t even need to do any prospecting. Telemarketers unearthed all of the leads. In most cases, they even made the appointment for me. My task was to make the presentation and close the sale. Read more »

How to Troubleshoot and Prevent Paint Problems

What makes painting a challenge for sign makers, compared to vinyl application, are all of the variables. And with each variable the chance that what can go wrong increases. In fact, it seems that that guy Murphy has stacked the odds against us. Our only recourse is to identify the causes of our failures and learn how […] Read more »

Optimal Application Temperature for Vinyl Graphics

To avoid problems with vinyl or any other pressure-sensitive material, carefully read the vinyl manufacturer’s technical data sheet. Product bulletins will usually contain all of the information you need, including application temperature range. The application temperature range for most vinyl films is usually between 50⁰ and 90⁰F (10⁰ to 32⁰ C). For some films, the minimum application temperature […] Read more »