What Is A Sublimation Blow-Out Sheet?

A teflon sheet is a great way to protect your heat press AND your garment!

What the heck is a sublimation blowout sheet?  It’s that sheet of teflon that came with your heat press and it has two purposes in the sublimation process.  The first is to protect the surface of the substrate from any dirt, grease, stray ink, or whatever on the heat press during pressing.  The second is to prevent any stray ink on the transfer paper or substrate from migrating onto the pressing surfaces of the heat press.

While most people use the teflon sheet supplied with the press, eventually it can become soiled in which case it loses its effectiveness.  A great alternative is to use blank newsprint, butcher paper, or silicone sheets.  It’s cheap and quite absorbent, but also a one-time-use product, so discard after every pressing. Continue reading “What Is A Sublimation Blow-Out Sheet?”

Tips for Working with Digi-Cut Pro

Digi-Cut Pro is one of our newest heat transfer vinyl that is skyrocketing in popularity. It’s thin, soft and stretchy – everything you want in a heat transfer vinyl! Digi-Cut Pro is very similar to our original DigiCut PU, but offers two new features that set it apart: it is a hot peel and it has an adhesive backing.

The timesaving option of peeling the vinyl immediately after pressing will eliminate the process of waiting for the vinyl to cool. The adhesive backing makes it easier to securely place the vinyl onto any garment without fear of the vinyl moving.

Digi-Cut Pro is thin, soft and stretchy!

So, what are the best ways to ensure that you can work effectively with Digi-Cut Pro? Here are a few tips: Continue reading “Tips for Working with Digi-Cut Pro”

New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year!

New Year’s resolutions are commitments that one makes at the end of the year to change a bad habit for the coming year. The idea is to reflect upon self-improvement.

I have put together some great resolution ideas, as well as hints on how Coastal Business Supplies can help you succeed with these resolutions.

Improve health: Reduce stress and have peace of mind by shopping with Coastal Business Supplies. The success of your business is important to us and we will not push you to purchase any items you don’t need. Not only do we have sales representatives with a wealth of knowledge about our products so you always find exactly what you’re looking for, but we also have a fully staffed technical support department to help you through any issues you may have. Continue reading “New Year’s Resolutions”