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Epson 7600/9600 Ink Cleaning Instructions

Saturday, May 13th, 2006

Nozzle Check Epson 7600Having printing problems with your Epson 7600/9600? We recently had to go through a cleansing process to fix our Epson 7600 which evidently had a clogged printer head. We’ve included instructions on an alternative cleaning process that can be tried when Epson’s recommended cleaning process is unsuccessful.

Bulk Ink Calculator & Dye Sub Examples

Thursday, May 4th, 2006

Looking to reduce your ink costs? Try our bulk ink calculator to see the cost benefits of switching to a bulk ink delivery system for your large format sublimation printing needs.Added some examples of some dye-sublimation work we’ve done at the shop including a trade show banner and ceramic tile.

Announcing Metalnox Heat Presses

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006
Metalnox Heat PressWe now offer the Metalnox line of heat presses. These machines offer an economical advantage for those printers who require an user-friendly machine for short-run productions. With over 25 years selling and servicing heat presses, Jesse J Heap & Son Inc. will offer full service support on all Metalnox heat presses we sell.

Rebuilt Heat Press – #165

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

Recently added a rebuilt 36″x72″ Astex #165 Heat Transfer Press at our factory.

Purchase ArTainium2 Inks Online

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

ArTainium2UV+ inks are available for purchase online.

Two Used Fabric Inspection Machines available

Friday, March 17th, 2006

We have acquired two CRA Measuregraph Fabric Inspection and Measuring Machines that can handle material up to 72″ wide. Both machines are equipped with light boxes.

Bulk Dye Ink Systems

Friday, March 10th, 2006

Bulk Dye Sub Ink Systems available for Epsons Large Format Printers including the 7600, 9600, 7800, & 9800.

Spanish Updates

Tuesday, February 21st, 2006

New Optional Cut-off Device for Fabric Inspection Machines

Saturday, February 18th, 2006

The Konsan Standard and Table Top Fabric Inspection Machines support an optional cut-off device.

New Heat Press & Ink Dryers

Tuesday, January 17th, 2006
  • Jesse J Heap & Son, Inc. introduces the AIT Wide Format Heat Press GFO Series. The system is targeted for large format printers including those in the home furnishing industry (curtains, drapes, etc) and wide-width dye sub banner printers.
  • The black body digital ink dryer now supports wide format printers up to 108″! Also the machines now have an optional Auto Shutoff. The Auto Shut Off monitors the temperature of the substrate and will turn off the dryer when the temperature reaches the threshold set by the operator.
  • Novice large format printers often question the benefit or necessity of using a third-party RIP software solution for dye sublimation printing. We attempt to answer that question with our Why RIP article.
  • We 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.
  • 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.