Small Format vs. Wide Format Sublimation

Wide format sublimation is defined by using any printer that is 42” and wider. Small Format is considered any printer that is smaller than 42”. Digital sublimation printing and transfer is the same whether you use small format or wide format printers to make your transfers. You can still print the huge myriad of substrates with either process.

Small Format:

Ricoh GX7000 small format sublimation printer.

Current Ricoh printer models that are supported for small format printing are Ricoh GX 7000 and the Ricoh GXe3300N. Epson printer models that are supported for small format sublimation are the Epson C88+, Epson Workforce 30, Epson Workforce 1100, Epson 1400, Epson R1900, and the Epson 4880. Deciding which printer is right for your business depends on your budget and the size and quantity of the sublimation transfers. Continue reading “Small Format vs. Wide Format Sublimation”

My new favorite product: Digi-Trans No Weed Laser Transfer Paper

Don’t let the newness of Digi-Trans No Weed Laser Transfer Paper fool you. This paper truly stands up to its expectations. 

Most heat transfer papers on the market have that dreaded polymer background that forces you to trim your image. So, you can either trim it by hand or use a vinyl-cutting machine. Using scissors isn’t bad, unless you have a very intricate design that isn’t just four cuts to a square. And vinyl cutting machines can range from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars, making it quite a costly investment.  Continue reading “My new favorite product: Digi-Trans No Weed Laser Transfer Paper”

The New Year….

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. ” – Albert Einstein 

Now that 2010 is over, what are you going to different in the coming year for your business? 

What did your business do right last year and what can you improve upon in the coming 12 months?  Did last year meet or exceed your expectations or did you fall a bit short?  Continue reading “The New Year….”