HOW IRON ON STICKERS ARE MADE AT IRONONSTICKER

Silkscreen Printed Threadless Stickers
The first bumper stickers ever made were printed on vinyl, utilizing an ancient printing method developed by the Chinese 1000s of years ago called silkscreen printing. To this day, silkscreen printing remains a popular form of printing t-shirts, signage and of course stickers.
We are going to show you how threadless stickers are made at IronOnSticker…

Photo sensitive screens are exposed to unlit violet light After exposure the screens are washed with high pressure to reveal the stencils of the images to be printed. The screens are left to dry beefier being used. The stock is loaded into the press, …..and the feeding mechanism adjusted. The first screen is carefully loaded and secured into the screen printing press. The first ink color is mixed …….and then immediately poured and spread onto the first screen, final adjustments are made and the press is started.

The sheet count and feeding mechanism are carefully watched to ensure the machine runs smoothly. The UV sensitive inks are exposed to powerful UV lights and dried instantly speeding up the process. When the first color is completed, the sheets are readied to be rerun….and the stock is re loaded for the second color pass. Meanwhile, the first color screen is removed and the ink is stored to be used another day.

The press is thoroughly cleaned and the second screen is carefully loaded and secured into the press. The second ink color is mixed …….and poured and spread onto the first screen…and the press is started again applying the second color to the previously printed sheets.

The ink is literally squeezed through the very fine mesh of the silkscreen, 2 large squeegees acting together to apply the ink and remove it in a repeatable and consistent rhythm. Now that the second color is complete, it is time to start the process again and apply the backup ink to the liner of the sticker.

The liner is the paper backing of a sticker that is removed when the sticker is applied. The process starts over and the stock is brought back to the front of the press for a third pass through the machine. Between passes through the press the sheets are checked for quality and color accuracy. The third screen is fitted and inked. The sheets are checked for front to back alignment using a simple poker tool. And the final run is started…

The printed sheets are taken to the cutting machine and the sheets are cut in half to be ready for the die-cutting process. Next stop for these stickers is die-cutting. The die is prepared and checked for accuracy. Once aligned within its carrier, the die is loaded into the die cutting machine. A test sheet is run through the machine and die cut to check alignment. Any necessary adjustments are made. Once the die-cutting machine is setup and aligned properly the run starts. The die-cut sheets are given a final check, and then its back to the cutting machine for a final trim.

The edges are trimmed and the stickers cut to their final size. Bundles are readied for the shrink wrapping process where they are wrapped into neat and tidy bundles. And that is how threadless stickers are made at IronOnSticker.
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REZORA IRON ON STICKERS FOR THE MASSES

Rezora came to us for custom iron on stickers. They turned out great. 2-color silkscreen on a super durable vinyl stock.
About Rezora:
Rezora is an on-line environment for real estate agents that helps deepen their client relationships by enabling secure, low-cost communication with their contact database through high-impact, visually appealing e-mails in place of traditional postcard mailings.

Using its unique ability to track and report on a client’s viewing and search interests on properties located anywhere in the United States, Rezora allows the real estate agent to proactively communicate with their clients and if needed provide them an agent referral for any market.

TOP 3 REASONS TO BUY BOB MARLEY IRON ON STICKERS

Buy 3 Bob Marley or Rasta stickers at www.irononsticker.com, and get a free Jamaican flag sticker. Enter the Coupon Code at checkout, then sit back, drink your Red Stripe, and wait for your stickers to arrive.

The IronOnSticker’s Top 3 Reasons to buy Rasta Stickers:

1) He’s trying to fund his next Jamaican vacation.
2) We need to cover the import surcharge on Red Stripe.
3) Free stickers leave you more money for…anything.

Improve the Iron On Transfer Look of Your Custom Artwork

We can convert any of your low-resolution artwork to high-resolution logo and iron on sticker art using a process called vectorization. The process is fast and easy for you, and then you’ll have a high quality image to use for other projects down the road.

What is vectorization?
Digital graphics use two basic kinds of image files: raster and vector. Raster files (also known as “bitmap” or “bit image” files) are made up of dots or pixels. People don’t often think of them that way because the dots are so small that our eyes don’t perceive them, but when enlarged on a computer screen, you can plainly see the individual square-shaped dots that make up the image. Raster file formats are commonly used by devices like scanners, digital cameras, and digital printers.

Unlike raster files, vector files are composed of points and paths. Like a connect-the-dots puzzle, the dots are points and the lines you draw from one dot to the other are the paths that create the image. The advantage of vector graphics is that you can make them miniscule or enormous without losing any quality or clarity.

What do we do?
Just send us your low-resolution graphics—jpegs or gifs, faxed images, hand-sketched drawings, images from the web, and more—and we will convert them to scalable, clear vector graphics that you can use for any of your iron on sticker needs. We’ll also provide you with an .AI and .PDF file that you can give to another printer or designer to use for additional print and digital materials. You’ll be able to use these images to build out all of your company’s collateral, from business cards and stationary to web graphics and more.

IS TEE SHIRT IRON ON TRANSFERS MARKETING ACTUALLY EFFECTIVE?

Giving away or selling cheap custom tee shirts iron on transfers might seem like weird ways to market a company, but just about every brand does one or the other, and for good reasons, too. Here are just a few.

People Love Custom Tees Iron On Transfers
It’s no secret. Americans love their cheap custom tees iron on transfers. Just about everybody has them, and wears them at least once a week. According to a recent study, about 95% of Americans use tee shirts, and another 89% of them wear a tee shirt at least once a week. Honestly, the odds that you’re wearing a tee shirt right now as you read this are good enough to gamble on.

They Have a High Marketing Impact.
According to a 2014 study from the Advertising Specialty Institute, branded custom tees iron on transfers are quite influential. About 57% of U.S. consumers feel more favorable about brands that gave them promotional custom tees, and why shouldn’t they? As we’ve already discussed, people love tee shirts.

They Continue Spreading Brand Awareness For Months.
Custom tees average about 200 impressions per dollar spent, which means that for each dollar invested in an order of branded, customized shirts, the shirt will be seen 200 times. In other words, a small, $1,000 investment will generate 200,000 impressions. What’s more, the people who get your branded shirts will continue to wear them, generating more and more impressions. According to ASI’s study, consumers generally keep branded shirts for about eight and a half months, which means that by giving someone a shirt, you basically turn them into a walking billboard for almost a full year.

If you want to get the word about your business without having to spend an arm and a leg doing it, considering investing in some custom tee shirts to give out or sell. People love them. They spread an amazing amount of brand awareness, and continue to do so for months.

If you have any questions, feel free to share in the comments.