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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 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.

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.

Dye Sublimation FAQ

Saturday, July 1st, 2006

Added some additional FAQ related to dye sublimation:

  1. The benefits of dye-sublimation trade show booth backdrops.
  2. Comparison of dye sublimation vs screen printing.
  3. Comparison of large format sublimation vs small format sublimation.

Wasatch Image Configurations

Sunday, May 21st, 2006

Wasatch Imaging Configurations are now available online for download. You must be using the most recent version of Wasatch in order to use the configuration. Contact us if you have a previous version. For related reading – read our article on the benefits of RIP software and an introduction to sublimation color management.

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.