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Bulk Ink Systems for Dye Sub Printing

Saturday, April 19th, 2008

Jesse J Heap & Son now carries additional bulk ink systems beyond the Epson 7600/7800/9600/9800 and Mimaki JV4 Series. Here is a list of the additional bulk ink systems that are available:

  • Epson 4800
  • Epson 4000
  • Mutoh Falcon
  • Mimaki JV4 & JV22
  • Roland * See specific types supported below

Roland printer bulk ink systems support aqueous non-chipped printers from 4 to 12 colors.

We also carry 220ml cleaning cartridges to clean clogged heads.

Heat Press Video with Ribbon Attachment

Sunday, April 6th, 2008

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From the video:


The guides on the front are adjusted for the ribbon. The second set of guides are for the print paper. The tissue paper paper protect the belt and as always goes in first. You’ll see as it exits, the press paper wraps over the top of the bars to prevent ghosting.

You can see in this setup that the print paper is on the lollipops and the ribbon is coming from a box just below the lollipops. Here at the exit you can see the finish product as it is printed – a polka dot ribbon.

You can see the ribbon attachment simply clamps onto the front bar of the heat press stand to keep the attachment parallel. The collars on the front are used to align the paper with the ribbon product.

TexPrintXP-HR Sublimation Paper

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

We now carry a new TextPrintXP “High Release” Sublimation Paper that is well suited for today’s dye sublimation printers. Its features include:

– Less cockle while laying flatter on the printer
– Requires less ink while transferring more
– Ability to handle higher ink loads while maintaining higher definition prints

The new paper has been tested and proven with the Sawgrass Sublimation inks and is available as part of our Total Solutions Package for grand format printing.

Wasatch 6.3 Softrip Released

Sunday, February 3rd, 2008

Wasatch Dye Sublimation RIPVersion 6.3 of Wasatch SoftRIP has been released for sale and shipment.

Some of the key new features:

  • SoftRIP Templates – save prep time by defining templates for image layout and sizing. Ideal for any printing that requires consistent image placing and sizing – i.e. t-shirting printing and flatbed printing
  • Color Database capabilities for importing databases (users can import their own pantone data sets)
  • Color refinement allowing hue specifications in percentages
  • Halftoning method for use with grayscale print heads such as Xaar Omnidot
  • A “generic” Tiff output capability for simple printers that can be interfaced via a set of separated Tiff files.

Wasatch SoftRIP is available as part of our Dye Sublimation Total Solution Package.

Bulk Ink System – Priming Cartridges

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

We’ve added instructions for priming cartridges with our bulk ink system for wide format piezo printers including the Epson 7600/9600, 7800/9800 Series Printers & the Mimaki JV4 series.

Used Heat Transfer Press

Friday, June 15th, 2007

For sale – rebuilt Astex 7900 Heat Press.

Used Heat Transfer Printer Dye Sublimation

Rebuilt Astex Heat Transfer Printing Machine

New Dye Sub Paper – TexPrintXP High Release

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

A new line of TexPrintXP™ has been announced – the TexPrintXP™ -HR (High Release). The paper has been in development for two years and primary features include:

  • Less cockle
  • Higher transfer efficiencies
  • Absorbs heavier ink loads
  • Requires less ink for optimum output
  • Easier to profile
  • Compatible with more foreign profiles

These features make TexPrintXP™-HR the product of choice for printing on all platforms with exceptional results on both hard and soft substrates.

Improved TexPrintXP™-HR transitions seamlessly where the previous generation TexPrintXP™ has
been in use.

Improved TexPrintXP™-HR has been extensively tested on all current print platforms. From banners, sportswear to photographic quality output, regardless of ink, on Mimaki’s, Roland’s, Mutoh’s & Epson’s. Improved TexPrintXP™-HR has performed exceptionally.

Stay tuned for more information…

Sportswear Show Booth Picture

Saturday, March 24th, 2007

Here is a picture from our booth at the Imprinted Sportswear Show. The backdrop is our tradeshow backdrop printed via dye sublimation. To the left of backdrop is an Astex 1550PA with several dye sub printed apparel. And to the right is an Epson 7800.

Trade Show Dye Sublimation

Note: We do not contract print for dye sublimation. We sell equipment for printers. If you are looking for a printer in the New Jersey/Pennsylvania are we recommend Quaker Chroma.

TexPrint XP Dye Sub Paper

Monday, January 1st, 2007

TextPrint XP Dye Sublimation Heat Press PaperJesse J. Heap & Son now carries TexPrint XP Dye sublimation paper. TexPrint XP has a reputation for producing consistent and high quality output and is approved by Sawgrass for use with Artainium2UV+ and Sublijet Sublimation Inks.

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.