Five Benefits Of A Heat Calender

Heat sensitive inks printed dye sublimation transfer paper turn into gas under the influence of heat and are transferred on the fabric by a heat calender (oil heated). The inks are in this way fixed on the fibres of the fabric. Most performance fabrics today are polyesters, and to maintain the fabric’s integrity, the dye-sublimation […]

2020-09-21T08:33:58+02:00Sep 18th, 2020|

JG Electronics Showcasing Sublimation Printing Solutions At Sign Africa Bloemfontein Expo

JG Electronics will exhibit its sublimation printing products at the upcoming Sign Africa Bloemfontein expo on 12 February at Ilanga Estate. Visitors at the show can the see following solutions on display: • Sawgrass sublimation printer. • Sawgrass HD sublimation inks. • Sawgrass Print Manager software. • Silhouette Cameo vinyl cutter. Visitors will also learn […]

2020-02-10T09:00:05+02:00Feb 7th, 2020|

Creating Christmas Gifts With Sublimation, Heat Transfer And More

Coastal Business Supplies discusses personalised holiday gifts ideas that are cost effective and also have sentimental value. 1. Personalised mugs Custom drinkware is a big hit year-round, but that’s especially true during the holiday season. Personalised, sublimated mugs are always in demand as they make wonderful gifts for the family as well as stylish holiday […]

2019-12-12T18:34:35+02:00Dec 12th, 2019|

How To Tackle Common Sublimation Issues

Coastal Business Supplies discusses 7 common sublimation issues, such as lack of vibrancy, image ghosting, blurry transfers, faded images, etc. and how to fix them.  Why aren’t my transfers coming out vibrant? There are a few reasons for this. First, make sure that you are printing on the correct side of your sublimation paper, which is […]

2019-10-07T08:30:11+02:00Sep 27th, 2019|

Smart Simple Technology Highlights Sublimation Ink

Sublisplash sublimation ink provides perfect printing results on challenging designs. Smart Simple Technology highlighted the product at the Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Expo, which took place from 11-13 September. The German-manufactured inks produce impressively vibrant HD colour reproduction every time, and they come complete with matching printer profiles. Black can be the hardest colour […]

2019-10-02T08:43:45+02:00Sep 26th, 2019|

Key Signage, Graphics And Printing Trends

Being aware of key trends in the signage and printing industry will help printers identify profitable solutions they can add to their businesses. But printers need to combine these elements with the awareness of the evolving role of Print Service Providers (PSP’s) in partnering with customers. This article appears in Sign Africa Journal.  1. Textile […]

2019-06-14T16:28:09+02:00Jun 7th, 2019|

Sign Africa Video Series: How To Sublimate A Ceramic Tile

In this video, JG Electronics trainer/technical support specialist Lentern Nkwane demonstrates how to sublimate a ceramic tile. Checklist: • Sublimation printer. • Sublimation paper. • Sublimation inks. • Blank tile. • Nomex pad. • Heat tape. Steps: 1. Place items on top of each other: first the Nomex pad, then sublimation paper with image facing up, followed by the white side [...]

2019-01-20T23:27:39+02:00Nov 27th, 2018|