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Save on Shipping in New Jersey Area

Friday, December 22nd, 2006

More customers are deciding to pick up our garment racks directly from our warehouse in Irvington, NJ in order to save on shipping costs. So if you live in the metro area (New York City or North Jersey area) you are welcome to stop by and pick up the racks. We can even deliver the racks to you for a nominal fee. Contact us for details.

All Videos Online

Thursday, December 14th, 2006

Heat Transfer press VideoOur video library has been updated to include higher quality versions of our heat transfer, fusing and wind-all equipment demonstrations. Check out the library for heat transfer press demonstrations, roll-to-roll fusing operations, and demonstrations of inspection machines in operation.

Wasatch 6.0 Now Available

Monday, December 4th, 2006

The full release version of Wasatch Softrip 6.0 is now available. Contact us for more information.

Some of the new features:

Digital Tool Kit – This new feature provides image editing options including sizing, cropping, checking color gamut, tiling and more.

New Workflow Paths to improve production speeds. These new paths include:

  • Direct-to-Layout is ideal for users who like to view all of the images in a production run at the same time so they can plan their print run efficiently.
  • Job-Based processing streamlines file preparation for individuals that choose to open one image at a time, preparing each file to RIP and print individually.
  • The Server-Based workflow is favored by users who manage the RIP from the Master Queues Manager, receiving files to RIP from separate networked workstations.

Smart Nesting – new nesting algorithm will intelligently rearrange your images to maximize coverage and save on media costs

Price Drop – 7800/9800 Dye Sub Bulk Ink System

Monday, November 27th, 2006

The Sawgrass approved Bulk Refill Systems for Epson 7800/9800 Series Printers has dropped in price – we now offer it for $399. More information in our bulk ink system section.

View our bulk ink cost calculator too see how much you would save.

New Design for the EZ-FOLD Garment Rack

Tuesday, November 21st, 2006

Garment RackThe popular selling EZFold 500 has been redesigned to reduce to lower shipping costs for our customers. Stay tuned for more information.

New 72″ Dryer Oven for Large Format Dye Sub Printing

Friday, October 20th, 2006
Inkjet DryerWe now carry the new GP7208, GENERAL PURPOSE dryer from Black Body Infrared Drying Systems.
This 8 foot long General Purpose Dryer, with up to 10,500 watts, features:

  • Three independent adjustable zones, entrance and exit fans,
  • 72 inch wide variable speed Teflon™ coated conveyor belt and adjustable heater height.
  • Drying Solutions for the following Markets:
    • Gliclee
    • Digital Inks
    • Interior Design
    • Liquid Laminates
    • Digital Inks on Garments Dye Sublimation on Fabric
  • Available Options:
    • Take up reel
    • Air Capture System

New Ergosoft PosterPrint Dealer

Saturday, October 14th, 2006

Ergosoft PosterPrint V12Jesse J. Heap & Son Inc., announces they are now an official distributor of ErgoSoft’s PosterPrint RIP software. The award-winning RIP software is included as part their Total Solution dye sublimation package for wide format printers.

PosterPrint is a professional software solution for efficient production of digital printouts in vibrant and accurate colors. Its ability to support wide-format inkjet printers makes it an ideal addition to the Total Solution package.

Read more in our press release.

The new 72″ Grand Format Heat Press

Thursday, October 12th, 2006
Heat Transfer Printer PressJesse J Heap & Son, Inc introduces the new Grand Format Heat Press Model 8900IJO – a rotary heat transfer system for roll-to-roll fabric printing with printing of 60″ or 72″. Ideal for large format sublimation printers.

Features include:

  • Oil heated drum with digital, 2-Zone Heat Control
  • Digital Variable Speed Control
  • Pneumatically controlled belt steering system maintains constant belt position
  • 72” printing width (76” belt width)
  • 3 Unwinds with pneumatic clutch
  • 3 Rewinds with pneumatic clutch and independent speed control
  • All unwinds & rewinds- Lightweight Air shafts (6)
  • Safety Chucks for fast and safe loading and operation
  • Large 13″ (33 cm) Diameter heated drum
  • 3.5 fpm printing speed at 40 second dwell time. (2,100 sq ft/hr 120” dye sub)
  • “S” Wrap bar for fabric tensioning
  • Hand Safety protection at entrance
  • Safety reversing control
  • Low maintenance, brushless drive motors
  • Automatic “cool –down” mode

T-Shirt Sublimation Examples

Saturday, September 30th, 2006

Here are some examples of dye sublimation printing examples we did at a recent trade-show. We used Sawgrass ArtainiumUV inks along with Ergosoft Posterprint V12
Dye Sublimation T-ShirtDye Sub T-Shirt Example

More examples of sublimation examples including trade-show backdrops, banners, sublimation on wood, and cermaic tiles are available in our dye sub section.

Wasatch Softrip 6.0 Beta Available

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

*** UPDATE *** Full Release of Wasatch SoftRip 6.0 is now available
Wasatch SoftRIP 6.0Wasatch has recently announced availability of Wasatch SoftRIP ver 6.0. with full release sometime in late October. There are several new time-saving workflow options and media-saving nesting tools available in this version.

Anyone purchasing Version 5.3 today will receive the upgrade to Version 6.0 free of charge at the time of its full release. Fortunately, all imaging configurations and all RIP and Print queues from Version 5.3 work perfectly in Version 6.0.

Stay tuned for a review – in the meantime read our write up on the importance of RIP software and an overview of wasatch 5.3.