Vibrant colours from Epson

September 5, 2017

Epson’s Ultra-Chrome DS ink for the sublimation SC-F series offers excellent results at an unbeatable price. It is proving very popular with decorators wanting to break in to the soft signage and home décor market.

Users of the ink can achieve heavy shadows with a more natural hue and easily controllable grey scale. A new HDK black ink has an excellent black density to produce deep, neutral blacks.

The CMYK ink technology produces extreme colour gamut with vibrant colours, sharp contours and smooth gradations. The ink provides extremely fast drying times and with the one litre refill pouches, offers a low total cost of ownership.

Desktop sublimation printers

Printwear & Promotion Magazine – May 2017 edition 

Brighter, higher-definition images

The A4 and A3 Virtuoso sublimation printers from Sawgrass are the perfect partner for almost any business.

The SG400, SG800 and VJ628 are high performance, compact, versatile dye sublimation printers and are ideal for creating eye-catching sublimation giftware and t-shirts. Imagine brighter, high definition images created from high density ink and high quality dot formation and placement.

Product decorators can now print fluorescent colours with the new Subljet- HD fluorescents inks in the 25”, 8 colour decorating system VJ628 printer. This new set-up adds fluorescent pink and yellow to the configuration giving sublimators a true multi-purpose solution for a wider range of applications than possible with traditional CMYK inks.

What makes the Virtuoso package unique is the Creative Studio software that comes with each printer the easy to use online designer makes creating artwork simplicity in itself with a choice of over 100 Xpres templates,1000 stunning high resolution stock images and 300 unique fonts within the software.

Creative Studio also makes re-ordering your favourite Xpres products even quicker and easier with links straight to the Xpres website.

The Sawgrass Virtuoso printers come equipped with everything you need for hassle free start-up and production. No other design software is needed meaning significant savings over similar solutions.

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Printable Eco Solvent and Solvent materials (printable films)

Our range of printable transfer media has grown and we’re now giving our customers a wider choice of Eco solvent and solvent medias to choose from.

The most recent printable media to be added to the collection is Solvent Dark Turbo. Turbo is a printable media that will produce full colour vibrant transfers for dark or light textiles on a print & cut machines.

At just 80 microns, this thin media is perfect for any design large or small and a rapid pressing time makes the printable media ideal for almost any job.
The all-purpose printable media is ideal for cotton, polyester, polycotton and uncoated nylon.

Solvent Dark Plus is one of Xpres’ top sellers. The garment film is popular with garment decorators that need a thin yet durable media. Dark plus has the highest product class of Oeko Tex certification (class 1) and has an attractive matt finish.

The polyurethane printable media is perfect for large prints due to its soft feel and its thickness of just 80 microns. High tack application tape is required when using Solvent Dark Plus.

Decorators looking to print to white garments would be advised to use Solvent Light. Solvent light is a translucent polyurethane matt finish textile transfer film. The 75-micron film is perfect for printing to cotton, polycotton and polyester garments.

Solvent light is available in 50 and 75cm wide rolls to suit various print and cut machines.

To view the full range of printable films, click here.




DTG Printing

DTGDirect to garment printing is now a well-established and recognised process and the Epson Sure Colour SC F-2000 DTG from Xpres is taking the industry by storm.

The SC-F2000’s simple operating system and excellent value for money has made it a class leader. High quality and versatility are just two of the machines many key features and being perfect for fashion, promotional wear and home décor items such as cushions and tea towels is how the machine has become commonplace in many printing facilities.

Acclaimed for its quick print speeds the Sure Colour DTG machine can print a t shirt in just 27 seconds. Definitely the ‘must have’ machine for any garment decorator in 2017.

Book a demonstration of the Epson SC-F2000 DTG machine and visit our inspiration suite by calling us on 01332 855085


Images Magazine – March 2017

Create high-quality textiles including clothing, sportswear, home furnishings and soft signage with the SureColour SC-F series range from Epson.

Take creativity to new levels with the ability to print on to hard or soft substrates. The roll to roll dye sublimation printers have been developed specifically by one manufacturer to ensure everything works seamlessly together.

Epson Precision Core TFP print heads ensure high throughput and long production life, while variable sized ink droplets enhance high-quality results. Working in tandem with the print heads, Epson’s UltraChrome DS ink-set helps achieve the best possible results whilst keeping printing cost down. The inks come with HDK Black ink, which has been created primarily for use with textiles to help produce deep, neutral blacks and dense shadows.

Minimal downtime and maximum productivity are just a few of the many benefits the SC-F series have. Perfect for delivering quality and performance.