Jesse J Heap & Son, Inc.

Archive for 2005

Astex/AIT T-shirt Heat Press

Thursday, December 15th, 2005

Heat Press Dual PlatenWe just received a large shipment of our best selling heat transfer press the AIT 1550-PA. We have over 100 customers who are using this press in production – it is our most reliable and productive system for mid-size applications including sublimation on gym bags, tote bags, backpacks, etc.

Sawgrass releases Artainium2UV+ Sublimation Inks

Friday, December 2nd, 2005

Artainium2 UV Sublimation InksSawgrass has introduced sublimation ink under the name ArTainium2UV+. These high quality inks offer good value and are available for mimaki or roland printers.

Sawgrass Introduces New Inks

Saturday, October 15th, 2005

Sawgrass has recently introduced new inks – Jet Black and Red & Blue Subijet IQ inks for 6 color production wide-format printers. These new inks offer expanded color gamut and fill color spaces the previous 4 color inks were unable to match.

Expanded Color Gamut
Area of brighter reds

In-house testing has shown that the new Jet Black ink offers a deeper and richer set of blacks. The increased color depth of the Jet Black inks are ideal for fabrics like sports apparel. The Red & Blue inks offer a set of brigther reds and truer blues, increasing the color gamut up to 30%.

Expanded Color Gamut
Area of richer blues

Profiles for these new Sublijet ink sets are available with purchase of Sawgrass Sublijet Inks for Roland and Mimaki printers in combination with Wasatch SoftRip and our recommended heat transfer press paper.

Contact us for 6 color printed samples to see the high quality output these inks offer in production sublimation systems.

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Sunday, October 9th, 2005

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Refurbished 162 Table Top Heat Presses

Sunday, October 2nd, 2005

Two refurbished Astex 162 Table Top Platen Fusing & Heat Press’s are now in stock at our warehouse in Irvington, NJ.

Wasatch Softrip Enhancements

Saturday, September 17th, 2005

Wasatch Softrip now supports 15 new languages:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese Simplified
  • Chinese Traditional
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

Rebuilt AIT/Astex 3024SC fusing machine

Friday, September 9th, 2005

Refurbished 3024SC Fusing PressWe recently acquired a used AIT/Astex 3024SC fusing machine. All our machines go through a complete rebuilding and quality assurance process before resale. This particular machine is well suited for small to medium production requirements and is often utilized for dress shirts collars and cuffs. References for previous customers are also available upon request.

Dye Sublimation Products

Thursday, August 25th, 2005

We offer several sublimation products that complement out dye sub total solution package:

Wind-All Controls for Automatic Sewing

Thursday, July 28th, 2005

Complete set of Wind-all controls for automatic sewing operations have been added to wind-all section
Added pressed steel high legs for automatic sewing machines and work benches, etc.

New Epson 7800/9800 Printers

Monday, July 25th, 2005

Epson 7800/9800 Wide Format PrintersMany customers have been inquiring about the New Epson 7800 and 9800 wide format printers. These printers will be available for general sale in the October of 05. Sawgrass is in the process of beta testing these printers and creating color profiles for their sublimation inks. As soon these printers are certified we will have them available. Prices are expected to be at or about the same price as the 9600.

Two of the most notable enhancements for these printers are faster print speeds (2x their predecessors per Epson’s testing results) and print head improvements (180 nozzles per channel).