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Happy Halloween!

By Instagraph | October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween! Meet Brecklen from our Insta family! 🎃 👻

#halloween #skeleton #skeletoncostume #halloweencostume #baby#insta #transfers #heatpress #october #fall #boo

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Custom Hats: The Marketing Powerhouse Your Business Is Missing

By Instagraph | October 27, 2017

When it comes to promoting your company's brand, effective marketing can take on many forms. It's important to remember that large-scale digital marketing campaigns and commercials are not the only way to spread brand recognition. Of course, the right marketing strategy will depend heavily on the type of business in question. While a hip brewery might benefit from an active social media presence, a CPA might benefit more from a traditional advertising campaign in the local newspaper.

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The Insta 256 "How to" Video, Featuring our Ultima Transfer

By Instagraph | October 25, 2017

Introducing our award winning Heat Press Machine, the Insta 256! Using a swing-away design and quick-change feature offers flexibility in printing. Here is a quick tutorial on how to use the Insta 256, featuring our "Ultima" transfer.

* Note that temperature and time may vary depending on which type of transfer is being applied.

You can watch the full length video with captions on our YouTube channel: Insta 256 on YouTube

Here is a link for more information on our Ultima transfer: Insta’s Ultima Transfer

#transfer #heatpress #howto #tutorial #ultima #insta #surf #t-shirt

Let’s Cheer the Dodgers to another victory!

By Instagraph | October 24, 2017

Insta, as part of its MLB licensing agreement, printed Championship Shirts for the LA Dodgers in their historic run for the MLB title. The unforgettable Kirk Gibson homerun was part of the memorable 1988 year.

#losangeles #Dodgers #2017 #1988 #transfers #heatpress #insta #infinity #MLB #worldseries #baseball #kirkgibson #homerun

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Insta's SGIA 2017 Golden Image Awards Entries!

By Instagraph | October 12, 2017

And the award goes to...Insta Graphic Systems

We are a proud recipient of 2 Golden Image Awards at the SGIA 2017 EXPO in New Orleans. Check out our designs! The “Kobe” and the “Imperfect World”!

#SGIA #design #Neworleans #2017 #imperfect #transfers #heatpress #insta #infinity #gold #firstplace

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Come Visit Us at the 2017 SGIA EXPO!

By Instagraph | October 10, 2017

If you are in the area come and visit the upcoming 2017 SGIA EXPO (New Orleans October 10-12) and be sure to hurry over to our booth, #3172 to take a look at our featured designs, like this “Imperfect World Design”. We will be also featuring our award winning heat press machine, the Insta 256. Come on down!

#SGIA #design #Neworleans #2017 #imperfect #transfers #heatpress #insta #infinity

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How Promotional Products Can Work Wonders For Any Size Business : Part 2

By Instagraph | October 5, 2017

In our previous post, we explained how a company's promotional materials can work wonders for their business. But since the options for promotional materials are endless, especially when it comes to apparel, we decided to write a second blog post explaining the benefits that come from using our specialty heat press transfer machines.

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Insta Mouse Pads Featured at our Booth at the SGIA Expo 2017

By Instagraph | October 5, 2017

Using our TranSpire™ sublimation heat transfer, we are able to apply custom designs to mouse pads. We will have samples at the SGIA EXPO this October. Come by our booth and check them out, along with our other featured transfers and heat press machines.

#tshirt #mousepad #insta #transfer #transpire #heatpress #SGIA #neworleans #2017

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

By Instagraph | October 3, 2017

It is finally October and it is also Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. Let's spread the word and stand together to help fight breast cancer!

#staystrong #october #breastcancer #standtogether #cancer #aware #spreadtheword #insta #love #cure

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Heat Presses: Why You Need One, And What To Look For

By Instagraph | October 3, 2017

The current global clothing and textile industry is worth an estimated $2.560 trillion. And if you want to make the decision to enter this market, then you're going to need heat press machines or heat transfer presses to create your own designs.

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International Coffee Day!

By Instagraph | September 29, 2017

You can't buy happiness, but you can buy coffee and that's pretty close. Quick! Grab a cup because today is International Coffee day!

#coffee #internationalcoffeeday #morning #insta #transfers #heatpress #freshbrew #happiness #drink #early #riseandshine

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How To Sublimate Socks!

By Instagraph | September 28, 2017

Here is an article in Printwear written by Jimmy Lamb of Sawgrass on how to sublimate socks. They are featuring our Insta 228 heat press machine.

Follow this link for the full article on Printwear

#insta #printwear #transfers #heatpress #insta228 #article #socks #design #customize

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Personalizing and Customizing Graphic Designs on your Caps!

By Instagraph | September 26, 2017

Introducing one of our favorite Heat Press Machines, THE INSTA 418! This Model makes printing on hats a breeze.

#cap #baseballcap #insta #heatpress #transfers #Howto #customize #personalize

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How Promotional Products Can Work Wonders For Any Size Business : Part 1

By Instagraph | September, 22 2017

In the world of business, first impressions are everything. A business has one chance to impress a potential customer, and if they fail they'll have a hard time getting that customer to pay attention to them again. With this in mind, it's important for businesses of all sizes to come up with creative solutions for truly meaningful first impressions.

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Make This World a Place for Peace

By Instagraph | September 21, 2017

Today is International Peace Day! We invite you to join or organize a public or private activity related to peace. Spread the word about International Peace Day or attend an event in your community. Let's make the world a better place!

#internationalpeaceday #peace #insta #transfer #heatpress #world #love #support #community #help

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Support Hurricane Relief Efforts & Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

By Instagraph | September 19, 2017

In honor of celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, we are selling T-shirts with designs of every Latin American country's national flag. You can grab your own for only $20.00 and represent your country during this festive time. All proceeds will be donated to support Hurricane Maria, Irma, and Harvey relief efforts!

To order your t-shirt, simply email us at sandrat@instagraph.com or call us at 1-800-421-6971. Be sure to specify which country's flag to feature.

#HispanicHeritageMonth #Latinamerica #Tshirts #Insta #transfers #heatpress

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Artwork Considerations for Embossed Heat Transfers

By Instagraph | September 14, 2017

Check out Chris Pluck's article on Embossed Heat Transfers on Impressions Magazine.

Adding dimension to any graphic design can completely enhance the visual appearance of the graphic and make it more desirable. When preparing art that will be used with an embossed graphic, it is important to take a moment to understand how the artwork needs to be constructed in order to be able to truly capture the value that an embossed image can bring to the overall design.

#heatpress #transfers #insta #impressionsmagazine #artwork #highdensity #football #gridiron

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Rock out in Vintage T-shirts made with our Fastrans III Transfer

By Instagraph | September 12, 2017

Take a look at our FASTRANS III transfer. Incredibly soft material and bleed-through for a worn-In, vintage effect. This transfer is perfect for graphic designs on T-shirts and Tagless labels.

Follow this link to look at our transfer options: https://www.instagraph.com/fastrans-iii-prd

#rockon #vintagetshirts #insta #guitar #transfers #heatpress #fastransIII #music #fall

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Melt in your Mouth, Not in Your Hand

By Instagraph | September, 9 2017

Here are some Insta M&Ms for you!

#chocolate #insta #M&Ms #heatpress #transfers #candy

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NFL Kickoff Tonight!

By Instagraph | September, 7 2017

Are you ready for the start of the new NFL season? Using our “Superflex” transfers, we were able to imprint these numbers and names to these NFL jerseys.

#superflex #NFL #Footballisback #insta #jerseys #packers #kickoff #thursdaynightfootball

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Earn a Gold Star For Back To School with Phat Free Transfers

By Instagraph | September, 5 2017

Summer is over and kids are getting ready to go back to school! Check out our “Phat Free” transfer that is great for children’s wear, ages 3+.

Follow this link to take a look at our transfer options: https://www.instagraph.com/phat-free-prd

#backtoschool #fall #insta #kidsapparel #endofsummer #phatfree #sesamestreet

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Happy Labor Day!

By Instagraph | September, 2 2017

In observance of the U.S. Labor Day holiday, our offices at Insta Graphic Systems will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017. We will resume our regular hours on Tuesday, September 5th. We wish everybody a happy and safe long weekend!

#laborday #holiday #backtoschool #insta #fall

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Support Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts

By Instagraph | September, 1 2017

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all that were affected by Hurricane Harvey. Please click on the link below to donate and support the National Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster (NVOAD).

#Prayfortexas #hurricaneharvey #nvoad #houston # donation #Insta #disasterrelief

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Insta’s Metal Wolf Design

By Instagraph | August, 29 2017

Did everybody see the season finale of Game of Thrones this past Sunday?! Check out our version of the house stark banner that we created using our Infinity™ transfer. In 2016, we won first place with this design at SGIA, Golden Image Awards.

#Housestark #Kingofthenorth #Direwolf #Gameofthrones #winteriscoming

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Happy National Dog Day!! Meet Louie, the 🌎’s biggest teddy bear 🐻

By Instagraph | August, 26 2017

Who is excited for National Dog Day Tomorrow?! Here’s another Insta dog 🐕. Who do you think the owner is?

By Instagraph | August, 25 2017

National Dog Day

By Instagraph | August, 23 2017

In honor of National Dog Day this week, we will post some of our employee’s family members. Who do you think is owner of these dogs?!

Learn how to create your own eclipse viewing box!🌕🌖🌗🌘🌑🌒🌓🌔

By Instagraph | August, 20 2017

Artwork Considerations for Puff / Embossed Heat Transfers

By Instagraph | August, 15 2017

Adding a dimension to any graphic design can completely enhance the visual appearance of the graphic and make it more desirable. But what about the artwork involved? Chris Pluck’s tip on this topic was recently published in Impressions:

When preparing art that will be used with an embossed graphic it is important to take a moment to understand how the artwork needs to be constructed in order to be able to truly capture the value that an embossed image can bring to the overall design.

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Free Shipping – Summer Sale!

By Instagraph | August, 10 2017

Take Advantage of Our Summer Special: FREE Shipping On All Insta Machines in August!*

That’s right! Shop our machines online and get FREE shipping.

You know you’ve been waiting to purchase that Insta 418 Cap Press or upgrade to one of Insta’s automatic machines, well now is the time!  Take advantage of our free shipping offer and save.

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Up to the Challenge – INFINITY™ Heat Transfer

By Instagraph | August, 8 2017

The CrossFit Games, taking place Aug 3-6, 2017, is the world’s premier test to find the “Fittest on Earth™.” The Games were designed to provide the truest measure of an athlete’s physical capabilities and endurance.

When attacking the most grueling of substrate challenges, don’t let your image hold you back. With the CrossFit games coming up, trust INFINITY™ to be right there with you when you are pushing your TEAM to the limit.

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NBM Long Beach Show On Now

By Instagraph | July, 21 2017

If you are in the Los Angeles area, come down to the NBM show, today and tomorrow (July 21 and 22, 2017) and see the latest trends in apparel decorating.

Why California Pro Sports Loves Insta

By Instagraph | July, 12 2017

Thank you Kim Karsh of California Pro Sports for sharing your Insta Testimonial! California Pro Sports was our second place prize winner at last year’s Vintage Heat Press contest.

“I’ve been in business for over 32 years. I learned on Insta machines, and I teach all my employees on Insta machines. Here is a picture of our main three machines, located on our sales floor. In addition I have one we use for over flow in the back. Dependable and the best value on the market.”

Kim Karsh

California Pro Sports

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Wishing you a happy 4th of July!

By Instagraph | June, 28 2017

Insta Graphic Systems will be closed for business Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.

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Look Who is using Ultima

By Instagraph | June, 1st 2017

Here’s what Fashion Fusion has to say about their Sigma Sector 33 brand Ultima™transfers: “…it took me years to find you and thank God as you are the best label makers in the whole country. Your quality and expertise is second to none…Yes, I only use Insta labels.”

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Fabric and Heat Transfer Collaboration

By Instagraph | May, 18 2017

Although highly important its not just the (TTP) Time, Temperature & Pressure that guarantees the transfer adhesion to garment, there are some other variables that you need to view concerning the transfer and heat press combination upfront of applying the transfer.

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Insta Launches New Website

By Instagraph | March, 28 2017

Insta Graphic Systems, Cerritos, Calif., recently launched a new responsive, e-commerce-enabled website featuring streamlined navigational tools and an online storefront.

The new website allows customers to navigate and find products faster and easier. It features a search tool and a “shop by category” listing for Insta heat transfers and heat presses.

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Join Us: ISS Atlantic City FREE Seminar

By Instagraph | March, 20 2017

Direct-To-Garment Seminar March 22nd

Join us at the upcoming ISS Atlantic City Show March 23-25, 2017 at the Atlantic City Convention Center. The show will be an informative event, so be sure to attend!

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Small Transfers – Large Potential

By Instagraph | March 14, 2017

Heat Transfers can be used in multiple ways for the imaging of textiles and one area of apparel decoration is ideally suited for heat transfer embellishment: Micro sized heat transfers.

Small micro graphics, tagless labels, identification / hang tags, badges, emblems to name a few are ready made for the micro size heat transfer treatment.

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Peel Your Way To Profits

By Instagraph | February 28, 2017

In a recent article published by Impressions magazine, our very own Chris Pluck gives us some tips on how to benefit from Heat Transfers.

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Heat-Transfer Tech

By Instagraph | February 21, 2017

In an article published by Impressions magazine, Chris Pluck shares with us some of his knowledge on heat transfer technology.

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How to Order Custom Heat Transfers

By Instagraph | February 7, 2017

In an article recently published by Printwear, Chris Pluck gives us some tips on how to order custom heat transfers.

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Using Heat Transfers with Highly Dyed or Sublimated Fabric

By Instagraph | January 31, 2017

Here is another tip from Chris Pluck that was published in Printwear:

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FREE Direct-To-Garment Seminar at ISS Long Beach

By Instagraph | January 17, 2017

Ready to learn something new?  How about checking out the Direct-To-Garment Seminar at the ISS Show’s Equipment Zone?

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Join us at the Upcoming ISS Long Beach 2017 Show

By Instagraph | January 6, 2017

Join us at the upcoming ISS Long Beach 2017 show, January 20-22. We are located at Booth #1828! Check out our machine and transfer demos throughout the weekend.

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Come Join Us at 2017 NSCAA Convention

By Instagraph | January 5, 2017

Join Insta Graphic Systems at the NSCAA Soccer Expo on January 12-14, 2017. Come see our state-of-the-art custom heat transfers and AWARD-WINNING 256 heat press.

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Holiday Cheer!

By Instagraph | December 21, 2016

These photos were taken at our Holiday luncheon, where we were treated to a great performance of an original “Insta” song composed by Terre Barbin!

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Extended Cyber Monday Sale!

By Instagraph | December 14, 2016

15% Off MSRP or buy 3 or more and save 20%!

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Guess who visited Insta?

By Instagraph | December 14, 2016

HO HO HO! Bearing candy and greetings…

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Laura’s Natural Images Loves Insta

By Instagraph | December 5, 2016

“The main reason I love my Insta Heat Press, is because every time I need to use it, it has never failed me! It turns on and heats up right away, and it presses very evenly. Many of my customers need their orders within a certain time frame, and because my Heat Press has been so reliable, I have never been late with any of my orders. I would never even consider using any other press.”

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Happy Thanksgiving!

By Instagraph | November 23, 2016

As Thanksgiving approaches, we at Insta want to extend our warmest and heartfelt “Thank You” for your support. We greatly appreciate your business and value our relationship.

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Pairing The Right Heat Transfer With Your Garment

By Instagraph | November 22, 2016

Chris Pluck recently published the following tip on Printwear:

When choosing a heat transfer for a specific fabric or apparel type it’s best to know upfront that no one transfer will be sufficient for all given the many variables associated with fabric substrates, fabric surfaces, and apparel finishes.

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What Fox Racing Has To Say About Insta’s Heat Press

By Instagraph | November 11, 2016

“Hello! …I have had this Model 221 heat press for about 20+ years, and is still going strong after 1 small rebuild. Photo attached of my assistant printing up some jerseys for our race team athletes. Even if I do not win [Insta’s Vintage Contest], I would like to thank you for you GREAT product, it has outlasted the test of time!”

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How to Print Multiple Graphics on One Sheet

By Instagraph | November 3, 2016

Printwear Magazine recently had a question come in from a reader asking whether it is possible to print more than one image on a heat transfer sheet to save time and money? Here is Insta’s Sean Savitch with the answer:

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A Performance Heat Transfer for Performance Wear Apparel

By Instagraph | October 20, 2016

Performance Wear Apparel has completely arrived! The need to add shape and style to high stretch garments has never been more prolific and exciting. Performance synthetic fabrics such as polyester, Lycra / Spandex and Elastomers as seen in Sportswear, gym and workout apparel are typical of the garments used.

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Using Heat Transfers with Highly Dyed or Sublimated Fabric

By Instagraph | October 6, 2016

Here is another tip from Chris Pluck that was published in Printwear:

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How to Keep Your Heat Transfers from Looking Wrinkled or Bent

By Instagraph | September 27, 2016

Here’s a nifty tip from Sean Savitch, Insta’s Research and Design Tech, recently published in Printwear:

Wrinkled or bent heat transfers can be a result of a low-quality heat transfer, machine, or the application recommendations are not being executed. You can avoid this by testing your application settings before production. You can test your settings with these easy steps:

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We Have A Winner!

By Instagraph | September 19, 2016

Congratulations to Brittany Frey of Truth Ink for winning the first prize in our Vintage Heat Press Contest! :

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Insta’s SGIA Golden Image Awards Entries

By Instagraph | September 16, 2016

And the award goes to…Insta Graphic Systems!

A proud recipient of 2 Golden Image Awards at the SGIA 2016 EXPO in Las Vegas 2016. Here are some details of what the winning transfers were:

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Insta at The Garment Zone – SGIA 2016

By Instagraph | September 16, 2016

Insta is represented at The Garment Zone at the SGIA Expo in Las Vegas 2016.

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SGIA Product of the Year Award – Another Win for Insta

By Instagraph | September 16, 2016

Congratulations to Epson for winning the SGIA Product of the Year in the Roll-to-Roll Dye Sublimation on Metal category which used the Insta 256 press!

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Insta All Around Exhibit Floor at SGIA

By Instagraph | September 15, 2016

The Epson booth (#1137) is showcasing Insta’s new 1020 Oversized Heat Press as well as our Insta 256 model.

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SGIA is Buzzing with Insta

By Instagraph | September 14, 2016

The Epson booth (#1137) is showcasing Insta’s new 1020 Oversized Heat Press as well as our Insta 256 model.

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INSTA Won Gold at SGIA!!!

By Instagraph | September 14, 2016

Insta Won! Congratulations to all the team members who made this happen. Our Full Metal Wolf transfer garnered us the GOLD whereas the Empire Institute of Art won SILVER.

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2016 SGIA Expo in Las Vegas This Week!

By Instagraph | September 13, 2016

Viva Las Vegas! Come and visit the upcoming 2016 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas Sep 14-16) as our guest with this FREE Expo Pass. Then be sure to hurry over to our booth, #2996 for exciting product news.

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How to Properly Seal a Heat Transfer

By Instagraph | September 8, 2016

What are some ways I can seal a heat transfer after it has been printed to keep it from peeling after the first wash? This question was posed to us recently by a customer on Printwear. Here is Sean’s response:

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Improving Print Results by Adjusting Platens

By Instagraph | August 25, 2016

Check out this tip by Chris Pluck that was published in Printwear regarding the improvement of print results (when printing transfers) by adjusting platens:

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Is it possible to Print More than One Image onto a Heat Transfer Sheet?

By Instagraph | August 18, 2016

“Absolutely, that is one of the advantages of printing transfers,” says Sean Savitch as recently quoted in Printwear. Multiple graphics can be arranged on one sheet and printed at the same time, provided that the same colors are used throughout the sheet layout.

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Congratulations to The Third Place Winner of our Vintage Heat Press Contest!

By Instagraph | August 16, 2016

Congratulations to David Camou of Soccer Warehouse for winning the third place prize in our Vintage Heat Press Contest!

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Busy Day at MAGIC Show Las Vegas

By Instagraph | August 15, 2016

We had a busy first day at MAGIC in Vegas yesterday. If you are attending MAGIC or are in the area, be sure to drop in and say “hi.”

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Insta at The Magic Show in Las Vegas, Aug 14-17, 2016

By Instagraph | August 11, 2016

Next week Insta will be at the Magic Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center August 14 – 17, 2016 to showcase some of our Insta products.

Please come by our Booth 66010 to see the latest Heat Presses and Transfers. We’ve got some exciting stuff to show you!

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Insta 288 – Sublimation & Beyond!

By Instagraph | August 11, 2016

Insta Graphic Systems is excited to debut its New Insta 288 Manual Swing-Away heat press with an oversized platen. The new Insta 288 Manual Swing Away heat press machine is, with its 20” x 25” platens, our largest manual machine.

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Congratulations to The Second Place Winner of our Vintage Heat Press Contest!

By Instagraph | August 4, 2016

Congratulations to Kim Karsh for winning the second prize in our Vintage Heat Press Contest! We absolutely loved the story behind your Vintage Heat Press. As the second place prize winner, Kim has won either an Insta 204 Heat Press Machine or $750 towards a new machine.

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We Have A Winner!

By Instagraph | July 28, 2016

Congratulations to Brittany Frey of Truth Ink for winning the first prize in our Vintage Heat Press Contest! :

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We’ve Chosen Our Winners!

By Instagraph | July 20, 2016

We’ve chosen the winners of our recent “Show Us Your Vintage Insta Heat Press” contest. Thank you for all who have sent us entries! It was very hard to choose from such a great variety of testimonials and stories.

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More Insta uses at the NBM Long Beach Show!

By Instagraph | July 15, 2016

Check out Insta’s 256 Heat Press in action at the PrePress Supply Booth #133 currently being demo’d at the NBM Long Beach Show!

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Insta Represented at the NBM Long Beach Show!

By Instagraph | July 14, 2016

Yesterday, Epson featured our Insta 158 at their all-day Direct-to-Garment seminar during the NBM Long Beach Show.

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Free Epson Training Seminar at NBM Long Beach Today!

By Instagraph | July 13, 2016

Come by the NBM Long Beach Show this week for complimentary training seminars!

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Claim Your Independence!

By Instagraph | June 30, 2016

Get into the spirit of Independence! Our Insta 201 is the perfect small format machine for your entrepreneurial shops. Its 13″ x 13″ platen and compact frame fits perfectly in a small space.

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Puff/HD Transfers: The Original Special Effect

By Instagraph | June 23, 2016

This entry by Chris Pluck was recently published in Printwear: Puff Transfers have been used for the imaging of textiles for a long time. Their application to a variety of apparel types to produce a puff / embossed transfer finish was one of the first special effects heat transfer inks to be qualified and used in the transfer print shops.

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Nine Reasons Why a Heat Transfer Won’t Adhere to a Garment

By Instagraph | June 16, 2016

There are a few reasons why a heat transfer might not adhere to a garment uniformly. Here is Chris Pluck with a practical checklist, recently published in Printwear:

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Win an Insta Heat Press!

By Instagraph | June 9, 2016

Show us your Vintage Insta Heat Press in action and

Enter to Win a New Press!

Cerritos, CA – Insta Graphic Systems announces a contest for a chance to win a new Insta Heat Press. Now through June 30, 2016, customers can enter by simply sending a short video or pictures of their working vintage Insta heat press with a brief comment of why they love their Insta machine.

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Three Standard Types of Transfer Methods

By Instagraph | June 2, 2016

Heat transfers are printed on specially prepared transfer substrate paper and films. Find out more from this article by Chris Pluck, recently published in Printwear:

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The Transfer Advantage

By Instagraph | May 24, 2016

Here’s a new article by Chris Pluck, recently published in the May 2016 edition of Impressions Magazine, on how today’s heat transfers add value for apparel decorators:

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Five Tips for Quicker Heat Printing

By Instagraph | May 16, 2016

This tip was recently re-featured in Printwear:

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The Heat Is On

By Instagraph | May 12, 2016

Printing News.com recently featured Insta in their Wide Format & Signage segment. As part of their “Fabric Printing Expert” series, they published an article covering sublimation heat printing and features interviews of Cris Saunders of Insta and Tim Check of Epson:

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ISA Expo Roundup

By Instagraph | May 5, 2016

“Thank You” to everyone who came by at the recent ISA Expo in Orlando. Together with Epson, we had a lot of interest at the show and were able to demo sublimation transfers on garments as well as on metal and neoprene coasters.

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Does Moisture Content in Apparel Affect Transfer Process?

By Instagraph | April 28, 2016

Ever wonder if the moisture content in apparel reduces the ability for ink to adhere to the garment during the pressing process? Readers from Printwear were wondering the same thing, so here is Chris Pluck’s published response:

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Visit Us at ISA Sign Expo Today!

By Instagraph | April 21, 2016

Come by Epson’s booth (#2557) at the ISA Sign Expo in Orlando, Florida. We are showcasing several of our new models at the booth, including our new Model 256 and our oversize Model 1020! Cris Saunders is at the show, so be sure to drop by and check in with her. The show ends April 23rd.

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How To Refresh Old Transfers?

By Instagraph | April 19, 2016

>How can I make my favorite garments decorated with transfers look new again after years of washing?

Here’s a simple tip from Chris Pluck which was recently published in Printwear:

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Sublimation 101: What Does It Mean?

By Instagraph | April 12, 2016

Sublimation has been around for a long time, yet many are unclear what exactly it is and how sublimation is achieved. In this brief article recently published in Printwear, Chris Pluck takes us through the basics:

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Congresswoman Linda Sánchez Visits Insta

By Instagraph | April 7, 2016

Congresswoman Linda Sánchez chose Insta Graphic Systems as one of a few select companies to visit in her district. Congresswoman Sánchez represents California’s 38th congressional district and has been serving in Congress since 2003.

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Media Workflow Conference Success!

By Instagraph | April 5, 2016

Thank you for attending the Media One Workflow Conference last week. We had a blast! Thanks to everyone who came by.

For more info on the 1020 Model pictured above, click here.

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Media Workflow Conference Success!

By Instagraph | March 30, 2016

Media One is hosting a Textile Workflow Conference today and tomorrow, March 30-31, 2016 from 10 AM – 5 PM PST. The conference is held at their Garden Grove, CA location.

Don’t miss out on the live demos for direct disperse, sublimation, pigment, SPC and Chromaluxe Technologies.

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How To Screen Print Heat Transfers

By Instagraph | March 29, 2016

Here’s a quick tip, recently published in Printwear, from Chris Pluck on how best to print heat transfers:

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Happy Easter!

By Instagraph | March 25, 2016
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New Video: Applying Foil

By Instagraph | March 17, 2016

Check out this new How-To video showcasing a foil application using our Insta Model 228 Heat Press. Learn how easy it is to apply a foil design to give your garments interest and bling!

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Trending: All-Over Garment Printing

By Instagraph | March 1, 2016

Insta has unveiled its newest addition to their heat press portfolio, Model 1020 large format oversized heat press. This new model features a large 39.4″ x 47.2″ (1 m x 1.2 m) upper platen as well as an automatic reciprocating dual tray system, thus practically doubling production output. In addition, Model 1020 features two air cylinders which produce even pressure for an ideal combination of increased productivity and reliability.

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Digital vs. Traditional Artwork?

By Instagraph | March 1, 2016

Confused about using digital vs. traditional artwork? Don’t miss Chris Pluck’s new article in February’s Printwear: Traditional Versus Digital.

Chris discusses art in regards to decorated apparel and compares digital and traditional artwork, the pros and cons and artist’s impressions on both.

Read the full article here.

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Congratulations to RAGS To Raches on Shark Tank Win!

By Instagraph | February 25, 2016

One of our clients, RAGS to Raches, recently came away a winner at ABC 7’s hit show Shark Tank! Congratulations to owner Rachel Nilsson & Co.

RAGS to Raches specializes in children’s clothing, specifically their famous one-piece Rompers. Check out this break-out company online at http://ragstoraches.com/

Insta supplies their tagless labels, printed using our Phat Free (Phthalate-free and CPSIA compliant) line of custom transfer products.

Again, congratulations to RAGS to Raches!

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Success at Magic!

By Instagraph | February 23, 2016

Thank you to everyone who came by our booth at the Magic Show in Las Vegas last week. The show was very busy for us, and many expressed an interest in our machines and the new transfers we were debuting.

Once again, thank you for a successful show!

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Insta At Magic Show Las Vegas Now!

By Instagraph | February 16, 2016

Come join us at the Magic Show in Las Vegas! The show started yesterday and will run through the 18th (Feb 15-18, 2016), so come by the booth and see what’s new.

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ISS Long Beach Recap

By Instagraph | February 5, 2016

“Thank You” to all who stopped by our Insta booth at the recent ISS Long Beach show! We enjoyed meeting you and appreciate your interest in our newest products.

The show was extremely busy for us, so here is a brief recap of the products we featured at the booth (in case you missed it):

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One Day Left at ISS Long Beach!

By Instagraph | January 24, 2016

What another successful day at ISS Long Beach today. It was great meeting with our customers – old and new. Thank you for the great comments on our transfer displays and machines. We appreciate them!

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ISS Long Beach Now In Progress!

By Instagraph | January 23, 2016

We’ve had a fantastic day at the ISS Long Beach 2016 Show! Our team was busy, and crowd kept coming!

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Join Us At ISS Long Beach, January 22-24, 2016

By Instagraph | January 19, 2016

The 2016 ISS Show at the Long Beach Convention Center, CA – January 22-24 promises to be a truly classic show for the imprinting textile industry.

Insta Graphic Systems (Exhibition Booth # 738) will be proudly exhibiting their award winning range of innovative heat transfers and heat press equipment products. There will be product demonstrations in our booth of heat transfers and heat press equipment.

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InstaGrip™ Industrial Transfer Secures 50 Industrial Wash Certification

By Instagraph | January 12, 2016

The 2016 ISS Show at the Long Beach Convention Center, CA – January 22-24 promises to be a truly classic show for the imprinting textile industry.

Insta Graphic Systems (Exhibition Booth # 738) will be proudly exhibiting their award winning range of innovative heat transfers and heat press equipment products. There will be product demonstrations in our booth of heat transfers and heat press equipment.

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Beth Ditto & Jean Paul Gaultier Design Printed by Insta

By Instagraph | January 5, 2016

Who says you need a tiny waist to wear a corset? Certainly not voluptuous singer Beth Ditto, who recently unveiled a limited-edition T-shirt done in collaboration with Jean Paul Gaultier, the man behind Madonna’s flesh-toned lingerie costumes.

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