What are the Types of Color Measurement Devices? Do I Need One?

What are the Types of Color Measurement Devices? Do I Need One?

Fact: humans cannot accurately assess colors with their eyes. Many factors can affect how we perceive colors, such as the light source and our mood. The only way to truly get a more accurate representation of color is to use an objective color measurement device.  This post will help demystify […]

September 15, 2021 News
Why Are Printers Out of Stock?

Why Are Printers Out of Stock?

Almost anyone that has been in the market for new printers has asked the same question…”Why are printers out of stock?” The printing industry has been impacted by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the continuing COVID-19 situation has caused multiple supply chain delays. The shutdown of businesses for coronavirus safety […]

August 31, 2021 News
Fashion Forward: RIP Software Solutions

Fashion Forward: RIP Software Solutions

Color consistency is key to building a brand that identifies your company in the fashion and apparel industry. RIP software solutions deliver consistent, high-quality printed results that are color correct at all times. The need for consistent colors is not limited to the actual clothing. From garments to any type […]

August 15, 2021 News
How Eco Solvent Printers Have Improved The Print Industry

How Eco Solvent Printers Have Improved The Print Industry

As technology and business printing needs have evolved over the years, the print industry has turned from traditional solvent printers to eco solvent printers. It’s easy to see why the transition occurred as it has been incredibly beneficial for workers, businesses, and the environment.. Eco solvent printing is ecologically safe […]

July 30, 2021 News
What Is Dye Sublimation Printing?

What Is Dye Sublimation Printing?

Just what is dye sublimation printing? Well, it is a form transfer printing that uses dye inks that sublimate readily once the inks are at the correct temperature and pressure. The process requires dye sublimation transfer paper, a heat press, and a polyester-coated target substrate. The target dye sublimation substrates […]

July 15, 2021 News
Get Color Accuracy & Consistency Across Fleet Printers

Get Color Accuracy & Consistency Across Fleet Printers

The ability to achieve color accuracy and color consistency across fleet printers will benefit your company in two important areas: brand consistency and fiscal responsibility. Accurate print color management allows you to print superior materials the first time which in turn also saves you money on reprints and revisions. Fleet […]

June 30, 2021 News
Can You Print White Ink On Black and Clear Labels?

Can You Print White Ink On Black and Clear Labels?

Why White? The significance of white ink in color label printing is often overlooked. Printing white ink on clear labels or even black labels is a critical feature with label designs. The cornerstone of color label printing is based on applying cyan, magenta, yellow and black onto white label stock. […]

June 15, 2021 News
How Profitable Is DTG Printing?

How Profitable Is DTG Printing?

One of the most common questions we get when DTG printing is discussed is…”Can you make money with a direct to garment printer?”  The quick answer is “Yes,” but the longer answer is “You can increase your profits even more with multiple DTG printers.”  Direct to garment printing requires less […]

May 31, 2021 News
Epson SureColor P9570/P7570 Wide Format Printer Review

Epson SureColor P9570/P7570 Wide Format Printer Review

In 2020, Epson introduced their latest additions to their family of large format photographic inkjet printers, the 44” SureColor P9570 and 24” P7570. We have been testing our demo unit here at Spectraflow and have been sharing our wide format printer reviews in conjunction with Epson via Webinar, which can […]

May 14, 2021 News
Drawing Tablets For Professionals Working Remotely

Drawing Tablets For Professionals Working Remotely

Inspiration does not always strike while an employee is in the office. Graphic artists need to be able to go “where the mood strikes.” They need access to the best drawing tablets on the market. Wacom drawing tablets are the ideal tool for professionals working remotely, especially as they have […]

April 30, 2021 News
Best Photo Printers For Professional Photographers In 2021

Best Photo Printers For Professional Photographers In 2021

The choice for the best photo printers that produce the best results for professional photographers depends on the results they want. In general, professional photography printers for consumers fall into two categories: Dedicated Snapshot Printers and Near-Dedicated Photo Printers. True to its name, dedicated snapshot printers are designed to print […]

April 15, 2021 News
The Epson Experience: The Epson SureColor P7570

The Epson Experience: The Epson SureColor P7570

We are excited to share a replay of our recent webinar hosted in conjunction with Epson America featuring a live virtual demonstration of the state-of-the-art Epson SureColor P7570 wide-format photo printer. In-Depth Look at the Epson P-Series This interactive event was hosted by Epson’s P-Series Product Manager, Marc Aguilera, along […]

March 30, 2021 News
RIP Software For Printing Saves Time And Money

RIP Software For Printing Saves Time And Money

Benjamin Franklin coined the phrase “time is money,” and the sentiment still holds true today. Are you using your time wisely when it comes to your print needs? RIP software converts logos, fonts, images and vector shapes and drawings into pixels that are easy for a printer to understand. RIP […]

March 3, 2021 News
Tech Tip: Maintain Print Head Nozzles on Your Inkjet Printer

Tech Tip: Maintain Print Head Nozzles on Your Inkjet Printer

What’s the leading cause of poor print quality, costly service repairs, and avoidable downtime leading to loss of revenue from your commercial printer? Failure to maintain the print head nozzles is the number one preventable cause of downtime for professional inkjet printers. In this Tech Tip, we’ll cover how to […]

February 28, 2021 News
How To Pretreat Your Fabrics for DTG Printing

How To Pretreat Your Fabrics for DTG Printing

So, you’ve invested in a great DTG printer but your colors are still dull and lackluster. Do you need to change printers or change the way you prepare the garment for printing? DTG printing is also a cost-effective solution for smaller print runs or one-time direct to garment t-shirt printing […]

February 15, 2021 News