The Wonderful World of 3G Jet Opaque

3G JET-OPAQUE® Heat Transfer Paper was designed in 2009 to apply decoration to dark fabrics.  The thorough evaluation of prototypes, trial runs and finished products included evaluation on synthetic fiber t-shirts.  100% cotton, 50/50 blend and 100% synthetic fiber garments … Continue reading

3G JET-OPAQUE® Heat Transfer Paper was designed in 2009 to apply decoration to dark fabrics.  The thorough evaluation of prototypes, trial runs and finished products included evaluation on synthetic fiber t-shirts.  100% cotton, 50/50 blend and 100% synthetic fiber garments were used in the evaluation. Performance fabrics that contain lycra were not included since this is a film transfer and not designed to be breathable.

The dyes used for polyester fiber have a tendency to sublimate if they are heated very hot.  To reduce this, it is recommended that the application temperature be reduced and the dwell time be increased.  Since the amount of dye, type of dye and how readily it sublimes varies significantly across the number of products available we recommend starting with 350 F and working down in 25 degree increments until the dye no longer sublimes.  As the temperature decreases increase the dwell time from 30 seconds to insure that the transfer is bonded and will have good wash-durability.   Continue reading “The Wonderful World of 3G Jet Opaque”

Ups and Downs of Working From Home

Having run my own small business and having other positions where I worked from home, I have thought about the ups and downs of working from your house. I also understand that working from your home is sometimes the most … Continue reading

Having run my own small business and having other positions where I worked from home, I have thought about the ups and downs of working from your house. I also understand that working from your home is sometimes the most affordable way to get your small business off the ground, so I know that many of you reading this most likely work from home. Continue reading “Ups and Downs of Working From Home”

Welcome to Coastal’s Blog!

Welcome to the blog world of Coastal Business Supplies! We are thrilled to finally have the space to give our customers (and other information-seeking consumers) more details about our products and promotions, as well as tips and tricks to succeed in … Continue reading

Welcome to the blog world of Coastal Business Supplies! We are thrilled to finally have the space to give our customers (and other information-seeking consumers) more details about our products and promotions, as well as tips and tricks to succeed in this business!

If there’s something you’d like to see us discuss, please feel free to email us at info@coastalbusiness.com. We will tackle any topic and look forward to hearing from you! Continue reading “Welcome to Coastal’s Blog!”