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HIX Premieres new HG-series Convection-style Gas Sublimation Ovens

Sep 13, 2018 3:40:34 PM / by Henri Coeme posted in Sublimation Industry, All Over Printing

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The printing industry relies on new technology and methods to make production more efficient, faster and better. HIX has a long-standing tradition for designing and manufacturing cutting-edge technology that helps you establish the most efficient means possible for production. Since the early 2000s, HIX has first been delivering electric, Infra-Red (IR)-based sublimation ovens. About 5 years ago, this style ovens was upgraded to the electric convection style.

Our latest development for 2018 is a key breakthrough for the printing industry.

 

Earlier this year, we built our first convection-style 36- and 48-inch gas sublimation ovens. Developing a convection-style oven has huge impacts on efficiency and quality of products.

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Compare the HIX Large Format Heat Press (LF-4464) to the Competition

Aug 9, 2018 5:03:58 PM / by Henri Coeme posted in Sublimation Industry, All Over Printing, Large Format Sublimation Press

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Deciding on the upgrade or acquisition of a large-format heat press is a pretty significant decision. There is a selective choice of equipment that can heat press on textile. However, finding a large format heat press that can sublimate both on textile and on non-textile is a different matter. This is where the HIX LF-4464 is an impressive comparison. We're confident that working with HIX will be such a positive experience, you'll be a customer for life.

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The Pitfalls of the Mug Sublimation Process

Jun 1, 2018 3:30:14 PM / by Henri Coeme posted in SubliPro Conveyor Oven, Sublimation Industry

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Creating the perfect sublimated mug is not the act of performing one step flawlessly; it’s the culmination of a process that includes doing many steps correctly and learning the mishaps to avoid. Because so many things can go wrong along the way, it’s essential to know what to look for and the tips to follow to ensure success. Most of the issues are rooted in the three most important elements of the process: heat, time and pressure.

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All-Over-Print-Design Using Hix Graphics LF 4464

May 29, 2018 9:23:12 PM / by Henri Coeme posted in Large Format Sublimation Press, Sublimation Industry, All Over Printing

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The HIX LF-4464, the first in a series of large-format sublimation presses specifically designed for dual markets (non-textile and textile sublimation products), uses edge-to-edge heating element technology. By utilizing nearly the entire work surface, it handles a wide variety of materials, while increasing throughput. Its versatility allows printing on any sublimation-ready aluminum photographic sheets, MDF and glass plates, flat plastic substrates and synthetic textiles.

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Personalization Equals Profits, Production Challenges

May 15, 2018 10:34:50 AM / by Henri Coeme posted in SubliPro Conveyor Oven, Sublimation Industry, Personalization

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Mass customization has always been the dream achievement of an industry that grew on mass production of promotional and decorative items. Indeed, once customized, the value of products in the eyes of the single customer increases substantially. But, the trade off in production efficiency has long been too expensive. However, times they are a-changing.

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