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Digital Heat Transfers Versatility On Demand

By Instagraph | November 6th, 2020

In today’s fast paced print-on-demand world, the need for quick turn, high quality full color heat transfers is very high.


Guidance for Heat Pressing Industrial/Workwear Garments

By Instagraph | September 23rd, 2020

The branding of industrial workwear apparel with heat transfers can involve an unexpected learning curve.


Transfer Printing in the Sports Market

By Instagraph | August 24th, 2020

Heat transfers are one of the best ways to decorate team uniforms in the team sports market. One of the many advantages of using heat transfers are gang runs.


How can apparel decorators take their heat printing to another level?

By Instagraph | August 3rd, 2020

There will always be a need to push the limits of what you can and can’t do when decorating apparel. Our industry is continually evolving.


Heat Transfer Trends and Design Ideas for 2020

By Instagraph | July 23rd, 2020

Trends in our industry are always changing. Whether it is a trend that is coming back in style or something new, it’s always a good idea to keep an eye on what’s popular. Here are some trends to follow:


Things to Keep in Mind When Decorating Face Masks with Heat Transfers

By Instagraph | July 10th, 2020

The majority of reusable/washable face masks in the market during this pandemic are cotton, polyester, or cotton/polyester blends.


Save Time - Apply transfers to multiple masks in one application!

By Instagraph | June 12th, 2020

Apply transfers to multiple masks using the Insta 728 automatic machine with 15’’x 20’’ platen


Insta Graphic Systems’ CEO Appointed to California COVID-19 Task Force

By Tony Kindelspire | June 10th, 2020

Janet Wells is one of four volunteer members of the task force that will be searching globally for medical supplies for the state of California.


How to Check Heat Transfers and Fabric for Compatibility

By Instagraph | March 9, 2020

There is a vast array of garment/apparel fabrics and styles available in the market, many with resistant surface coatings and fabric enhancing finishes.


Don’t Buy a Cheap Heat Press

By Instagraph | November 12, 2019

Why would anyone purchase a cheap heat press machine vs a professional-grade heat press machine?


Fabrics, Apparel and Heat Transfers – Setting the Scene

By Instagraph | October 11, 2019

The apparel market is packed with a diverse range of products for fashion, sports, and leisurewear activity. Because of the vast array of garments and apparel fabrics available, it can be a challenge adding an embellishment that adheres properly to the fabric and brings added value to the garment.


Custom Heat Transfers Vs Heat Transfer Vinyl Films

By Instagraph | September 23, 2019

Not all heat transfers are the same. Before investing in the equipment and labor required to apply heat transfers, it is best to know the differences between the two methods.


Insta’s Custom Heat Transfers - Easy as 1-2-3.

By Instagraph | August 23, 2019

When choosing heat transfers for embellishment of apparel, the first question often asked by customers is how quickly can heat transfers be applied?


Heat Press Transfers Heat Up The Industry

By Instagraph | August 21, 2019

Today's high tech world has enabled just about everybody to start a business, podcast or post on social media to share their products or opinions with the world. These types of outlets rarely exist without some kind of branding and logo. People want to share their brand on shirts, uniforms, gloves, socks and everything in between.


3 Sports And Performance Wear Trends To Watch For

By Instagraph | August 14, 2019

Trends come and go, but these sports fashions are sure to make a bold statement. Stay up to date with fashion trends in the Summer and Fall seasons with these helpful tips.


2019 Summer Trends for Custom Apparel

By Instagraph | August 9, 2019

The apparel industry is massive, with the global clothing and textile industry currently worth an estimated $2.560 trillion. It's not hard to see why - people will always need clothing, and many businesses can take advantage of this to improve their marketing.


What SFX transfer options are available to decorators?

By Instagraph | July 18, 2019

Rise above the ordinary with the addition of special effect finishes that can provide the heat transfer with an entirely new lease on life.


What are some must-have heat press accessories?

By Instagraph | june 06, 2019

For businesses that have invested in a professional-grade heat press machine, there's the option of purchasing accessories to improve the machine’s performance and expand its utility. To maximize the ROI on your machine investment, consider buying the following parts and accessories


Problem with your Transfers?

By Instagraph | May 21, 2019

Recently we’ve been contacted by multiple customers who said they were having issues with the application of their custom heat transfers. Either the transfers were not fully bonded to the garment when the carrier was removed, or the transfer survived only a few wash cycles once applied to the garment.


Top reasons for using Heat Transfers

By Instagraph | May 6, 2019

There are multiple options available for printing graphics on garments, but there is one that should be considered above all the other embellishment methods. Screen Printed or Digitally Printed heat transfers offer the ability to print multiple colors cleanly on a transfer sheet, aka carrier sheet, for a quick and easy application to a garment using a heat press machine.


How to Clean and Maintain your Heat Press for Years of Beautiful Results!

By Instagraph | September 13, 2018

Heat Presses machines are the modern, no fuss way of printing art work on to fabrics, shoes, aluminum and many other substrates. Of course, when it comes to assuring the highest quality and longevity from your press, it is necessary to periodically do some preventive maintenance. Here are some quick and easy steps to take to assure a long and trouble-free life for you heat press.


Tips to Help You Get the Perfect Print With a Manual Heat Press Every Time

By Instagraph | August 22, 2018

Manual heat presses are great for someone just starting out in the industry. You have to learn to apply the right amount of pressure, time, and temperature for different types of substrates and transfer materials you are using. Here are some tips to help you use your manual heat press successfully.

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Important Steps For Creating Your Own Custom Printed Garments Using Heat Transfers

By Instagraph | August 2, 2018

If you are considering starting a business to create your own custom printed apparel there are a number of basic steps that you will need to take to produce the best results.


Product Focus – Sublimation and Full-Color Solutions

By Instagraph | July 27, 2018

Check out Insta Graphic Systems 288 Heat Press machine as featured in A&E Magazine’s August issue.

Follow this link for the full article in A&E Magazine.



By Instagraph | July 24, 2018

Check out Insta Graphic Systems ANOTHER DIMENSION by Chris Pluck featured in this month’s Printwear Magazine.

Chris explains the advantages of heat transfer printed image applied to a garment.

Follow this link for the full article in Printwear Magazine. Read More >>

4 Reasons Your Small Business Should Invest in Custom Heat Transfers Today

By Instagraph | June 29, 2018

Custom heat transfers allow you to transfer a design you've ordered onto a variety of garments. Here are some great reasons why they would be awesome for your small business.


5 Types of Businesses You Can Advertise on a Hat

By Instagraph | June 28, 2018

Hats are actually a great way to advertise for many businesses. Here are just some of the many things you can advertise on a hat.


Insta’s Infinity Transfer Featured in Impressions Magazine

By Instagraph | June 14, 2018

Check out Infinity Transfer featured in this month’s Impressions Magazine. Infinity is a universal heat transfer that has been specifically designed to create full color photo-realistic images. Infinity has exceptional detail, great stretch, soft hand, is halo free, and available in short and long runs. Infinity encourages you to unleash your creativity by offering unlimited colors for full color graphics. Follow this link for the full article in Impressions Magazine.

#impressions #transfers #heatpress #infinity #insta #pution


Infinity lets you unleash your creativity and imagination!

By Instagraph | May 16, 2018

What is Infinity?

Infinity transfers are specially designed to create full-color photo-realistic images. Infinity has exceptional detail, stretch, soft hand, high wash durability and it’s environmentally friendly: Infinity is non-PVC, non-Phthalate, and contains no VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compounds).


How To Increase Trade Show Booth Traffic With a Heat Press

By Instagraph | April 10, 2018

Trade shows can be great for bringing in new customers to your business. Of course, if you don't know what you're doing, they can be a total waste of time.


From Uniforms to a Name: Starting Your Own Adult Softball League

By Instagraph | March 19, 2018

Adult softball leagues are a great way to keep active both physically and mentally because they give people a chance to socialize and to get moving. Plus, they're a lot of fun!


How to Choose the Right Heat Press For You

By Instagraph | March 8, 2018

The worldwide clothing and textile industry, right now, is worth roughly $2.560 trillion. That's crazy. It does, however, make sense. We all wear clothes every day, and therefore, we need to purchase clothing. If you are a part of this industry, you got into the right market.


3 Tactics to Get the Word Out About Your Small Business

By Instagraph | March 6, 2018

Owning a business can be very tricky. Even if you have a great product or service that you're selling, it may take a while for your business to get off the ground. And sometimes, word of mouth is not enough. In today's world, consumers are not as easy to catch as they used to be. Having a smaller business, especially if it's a newer one, probably means that you have a smaller budget.


3 Accessories You Need For Your Heat Press Machine

By Instagraph | February 23, 2018

If you are in the business of apparel and/or fashion, then a heat press machine is something that you simply need to have. The organic cotton-made textile industry brings in approximately $5,000,000,000 every year, and that's something you should be taking advantage of for your business.


Just Love

By Instagraph | February 22, 2018

We still have the lingering effects of Valentine’s Day! Checkout the talented Ivana’s design using our Infinity Transfers! Spread love throughout the world!

#justlove #infinity #transfers #insta #design #colors #caps #heatpress #artist #tattoos #putiton


Insta Carts

By Instagraph | February 20, 2018

A better way to transport your Heatpress machines! Introducing our Insta Carts! The carts are stainless steel and makes moving around your machine so much easier.

#Insta #transport #moving #heatpress #heatpressmachines #insta256 #transfers #convenient #putiton


2018 Las Vegas Magic Show

By Instagraph | February 15, 2018

A complete success! We were showcasing our state-of-the-art custom heat transfers and AWARD-WINNING machinery at this year's MAGIC show in Las Vegas. Thanks to everybody who dropped by.

#Magicshow #lasvegas #2018 #insta #transfers #heatpress #putiton


Olympics are here!

By Instagraph | February 13, 2018

The Olympics are off and running. So many wonderful events to watch; may the best country win! Using digital transfers, we were able to heat press these logos on to t-shirts.

#insta #pyeongchang #Olympics #2018 #digital #transfers #heatpress #winter #putiton


3 Reasons You Need a Heat Press for Your Graphic Design Business

By Instagraph | February 6, 2018

Being in the apparel business is a wonderful thing. On an yearly basis, consumers spend almost $1,700 on apparel and its related services. There is a ton of revenue potential for those who decide to invest in the fashion industry.


Bride's Guide to Customized Gifts

By Instagraph | January 26, 2018

So you are planning your wedding, and your bridesmaids have been there with you through it all. They've been there through all your breakdowns, crying spells, and excitement screams. For this and all of their hard work, you want to give them the best possible gift to thank them.


Selling Women's Apparel? Here's Who to Market to and How To Make Your Efforts Successful

By Instagraph | January 18, 2018

Custom t-shirts made by a sublimation heat press are extremely common and cost-effective when it comes to production, which is why many apparel companies are selling these products today. Sublimation heat presses use heat transfer to print designs on special transfer paper by the means of a heat press. In short, this means that a design can be printed on special paper and then "ironed" onto a t-shirt with the heat press.


Considerations for Heat Printing

By Instagraph | January 11, 2018

In the last post, we discussed some basic tips for choosing the right apparel for your custom heat press transfer needs and designing a suitable logo. However, proper placement is the key to getting the most out of any heat press transfer. Here's part two of our beginner's guide to heat press transfers, where we'll discuss some basic tips for placing your design properly.


Considerations for Heat Printing

By Instagraph | January 9, 2018

Check out this article in Printwear Magazine written by Mike Clark featuring our Insta Graphic Heat Press Machines. Insta 256 and 288! Follow this link for the full article in Printwear.

#printwear #transfers #insta #heatpress #256 #sublimation #2018 #newyear #288 #magazine


Beginner's Guide To Heat Press Transfer Design And Placement: Part 1 (Design)

By Instagraph | January 9, 2018

The global clothing and textile industry is currently worth an estimated $2.56 trillion, and many businesses design and create personalized promotional apparel in order to build brand awareness. But before your business invests in this type of creative and promotional endeavor, it's important to understand how to properly design and place your logo for maximum aesthetic appeal and promotional effectiveness. Here's part one of our guide to heat press transfers where we'll discuss how to properly create your design.


Happy Holidays from Insta!

By Instagraph | December 21, 2017

In observance of the upcoming holidays, our offices at Insta Graphic Systems will be closed starting December 23rd, 2017 until January 1st, 2018. Our offices will reopen January 2nd, 2018.

We wish you and your families Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

#Insta #holidays #newyears #winter #safeandsound #transfers #heatpress #instagraph


Bring your jackets to life with Infinity™!

By Instagraph | December 19, 2017

Infinity™ can be used on even tougher fabrics, such as ski jackets. Check out these girls rocking out their “blinged out” outerwear.

#infinity #jackets #unlimitedcolor #graphicdesign #teamsports #insta #shirts #imagination #transfers #heatpress #customtransfers #socks, #shoes, #coats #instagraph


Advantages Of Investing In Custom T-Shirts For Your Business: Part 2

By Instagraph | December 15, 2017

In the last post, we discussed some of the major benefits of investing in custom t-shirts and other apparel for your business. However, there are several more advantages that need to be addressed in order to give your business a full understanding of the ways apparel can help with overall brand promotion and marketing. Here's part two of our guide that will explain some more major benefits of investing in custom t-shirts for your business.


Star Wars is Almost Here!

By Instagraph | December 14, 2017

Who is excited for the new Star Wars Movie premiere tonight!? Insta was one of the first licensed companies to print the Star Wars T-shirts. Check out our throwback design!

#thursdaythrowback #starwars #force #insta #transfers #heatpress #jedi #stormtrooper #high-density #darkside #empire #instagraph


Advantages Of Investing In Custom T-Shirts For Your Business: Part 1

By Instagraph | December 13, 2017

It's no secret that developing and creating innovative marketing strategies can be a significant challenge, regardless of the type of business you're in. Communicating values and traditions in an appealing way is more difficult that many business owners think. Custom apparel such as t-shirts, however, are a useful and eye-catching alternative to traditional marketing materials when used properly, and they can last for years with proper care.


Our Infinity™ Transfers on Socks and Hats!

By Instagraph | December 12, 2017

Infinity™ is a revolutionary, universal heat transfer from Insta Graphic Systems that has been specifically designed to create full-color photo-realistic images. It can create photo-realistic images even on socks and hats!

#infinity #bag #unlimitedcolor #graphicdesign #teamsports #insta #shirts #imagination #transfers #heatpress #customtransfers #socks, #shoes, #coats #instagraph


3 Reasons Why You Need Heat Press for Your Graphic Design Business

By Instagraph | December 11, 2017

As a graphic or printing business, it's extremely necessary to have the right equipment to create your best work. When looking into what kind of equipment you might buy, you certainly want to buy something that is both practical and cost-effective.


Winter Wonderland!

By Instagraph | December 7, 2017

Burr!!!! It’s getting cold! Warm up with our Heat Press machines!

Last chance to take advantage of our end of the year sale for heatpress machines and custom transfers. We are offering a 20% discount off of selected Insta machines. The Insta 201, 256, 158, 718, and 909 Models. Be sure to enter the code: CYBER20 to take advantage of this discount!

We are also offering a 15% discount for our custom transfers. Be sure to provide the code CYBER15 when calling in about our custom transfers!

#holidaysale #insta #transfers #heatpress #winter #holiday #coupon #sale #couponcode #discount #gift #instagraph


Infinity™ and Beyond!

By Instagraph | December 5, 2017

Our Infinity™ transfer can go on a variety of substrates! Bags, shirts, coats, socks…and more! Infinity™ encourages you to unleash your creativity by offering unlimited colors for full color graphics. Whether you need to print corporate logos, licensed graphics or team sport emblems, Infinity™ is your ideal universal solution.

#infinity #bag #unlimitedcolor #graphicdesign #teamsports #insta #shirts #imagination #transfers #heatpress #customtransfers #socks, #shoes, #coats, #instagraph


Helpful Tips on Heat Printing with Shoes!

By Instagraph | November 28, 2017

Here is an article in Printwear Magazine written by Cris Saunders and Chris Pluck sharing some helpful ideas and advice on heat printing on shoes. Follow this link for the full article on Printwear

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


Happy Thanksgiving!

By Instagraph | November 21, 2017

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, our offices at Insta Graphic Systems will be closed on Thursday, November 23, 2017 and Friday, November 24, 2017. We will resume our regular hours on Monday, November 27, 2017. We wish everybody a Happy Thanksgiving!


Answering Common Questions About Heat Transfer Presses

By Instagraph | November 15, 2017

When it comes to the technology of heat transfer presses, there are countless items that can be customized with your business' brand and used as marketing and promotional materials. As of August 2017, women's apparel was the number one top-selling item on the Internet, but with the right logo, customers are drawn to countless products. But before you get started with heat presses, it's important to know the facts about their capabilities. Here are just a few answers to some common questions about heat transfer technology.


Happy Veteran’s Day!

By Instagraph | November 11, 2017

Tomorrow is Veterans Day! Let us take this time to give thanks and remember all the brave men and women that have served in the military. We truly appreciate all that you have sacrificed to protect all of us.

#veteransday #military #army #america #protect #insta #transfers #heatpress #thankyou


Spread Peace Across the World!

By Instagraph | November 9, 2017

In light of the recent tragic events, we send our condolences to everybody that was affected. Let’s stand together and spread peace.

#prayfortexas #prayforvegas #prayfornyc #insta #peace #transfers #heatpress #standstrong #standtogether #united #support


Today is Election Day! Don’t Forget to Vote!

By Instagraph | November 7, 2017

Don’t just talk/rant about it on Social. Go vote because today is Election Day! Every vote makes a difference.

#electionday2017 #insta #vote #electionday #transfers #heatpress


True Religion + Our Glitter transfer = Fabulous

By Instagraph | November 2, 2017

Using our Flex Glitter transfer, we were able to make True Religion logo a unique, animated, and eye catching design.

Check out the ‘How To’ video here!

#flexglitter #truereligion #insta #transfers #heatpress #728 #t-shirt


How Heat Transfer Branded Workwear Can Give Startups A Leg Up

By Instagraph | November 1, 2017

There are several challenges startup companies face when making a name for themselves in the business world. Among these challenges is organizing the company itself in terms of culture, teamwork, accountability, and efficiency.


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