February 14th, 2014 Show Notes – Large Format Sublimation

Large Format SublimationFebruary 14th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast discussion with Rich Foltz about wide format sublimation. Get all the info you need to get into wide format sublimation including an interview with Catalina Frank of Epson America about their new sublimation solution.

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Large Format Sublimation with Rich Foltz

  • Tell us a little more about your journey in the sublimation marketplace.
  • Some of the main reasons why people should be looking at a wide format printer.
  • What kind of volume would a printer commonly have to bring large format sublimation in-house?
  • Tell us a bit about the costs involved with getting started with wide format printing?
  • What other products do you see out in large format operations besides cut and sew apparel?
  • What are some of the most common questions you answer when someone is asking you about getting into wide format printing? 
  • What are some of the biggest mistake you see people make with wide format equipment?
  • What are some of the options that people have when it comes to wide format printers?
  • Talk to us a bit about the heat presses used in wide format printing. Do I have to have a big press? Also, can you explain the difference between the types of presses available to customers?
  • What about the inks that are available on the market place today? What should I be getting and why?
  • Tell us a little about color profiling, what that means and why that is important.

Rich’s Bio: He became involved in the dye sublimation business in 2001 when he began to run a company called US Sublimation. He then moved to Tropical Graphics in 2003 as a Director of Sales and that company includes the services of this gentleman was acquired by Sawgrass Technologies in 2005. He was tagged as the Director of Sales for the ArTainium dealer channel and managed the wide format direct sales division. In 2007 became the Technical Manager for the Wide Format division of Sawgrass until 2009.

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