Impressions - October/November 2011 - (Page 46)

By Marcia Derryberry, Editor in Chief Adopt new digital embellishing technologies to take your new or existing apparel decorating business to the next level. o Coastal Business Supplies offers the American-made Trans-OMatic 3446 digital heat press, designed for production and transferring images up to 32" x 45". Two digital electronic controllers monitor the center and outside heating areas independently, allowing for consistent temperature across the heating platen. Use Info•Action #400 at infoaction ffering speed, diverse decorating capabilities and the ability to do large or smaller runs, today’s digital decorating products continue to provide apparel decorators with an array of options for pleasing customers with orders of all sizes. Ideal for traditional businesses and online stores, manufacturers offer everything from digital direct-to-garment inkjet printers to laser cutters, specialty materials and heat presses. There’s something for everyone in this everchanging technology arena. Check out the following sampling of digital decorating products from various industry suppliers. We also encourage you to read the Impressions Product Guide to Digital Decorating Products, which will be distributed Nov. 8 via e-mail. Receive it, and all of Impressions’ e-newsletters, by visiting and clicking on the “Newsletter Sign Up” button. The Azon DTS White is a substrate printer with white ink, allowing the user to print on any surface — light or dark — with full-color, vivid pictures. The machine prints on wood, plastics, metal, Plexiglass, glass, ceramics and other materials, regardless of whether the surface is smooth, rough, flat or bent. Use Info•Action #401 at A great way to expand your decorating capabilities is by adding a laser engraving machine. The Niagara, which is made by Proel and distributed by BITO, offers a laser field that measures 48" x 48" for a wide range of applications. You can laser engrave, mark or etch just about any type of apparel and a variety of hard goods. Use Info•Action #402 at The industrial MelcoJet G2 from Melco has a large printing area and super-sized 220ml sealed ink cartridges. The G2 provides an easy way for users to learn to create photoquality prints on a variety of light and dark garments with minimal maintenance needed. Use Info•Action #403 at 46 Impressions >> October/November 2011

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Impressions - October/November 2011

Impressions - October/November 2011
First Impressions
From the Show Director
Product Gallery
ISS Conference Program 2012: Designed for Success
Laser Etching on Performancewear
On the Move
It Pays to Take Shirt Design Online
The Digital Difference
For Screen Printers Only
Online Directory
Tech Tips
Business to Business
Ad Index

Impressions - October/November 2011