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Tips & Tricks

Like our name suggests, we have super-useful tips and tricks to help you with design projects, 3D production, vehicle wrapping and more. We also provide some excellent small business set-up and marketing advice as well as practical tips and tricks about our Roland software, print machinery and 3D milling products.
Roland DG tips and tricks

Info Central for Roland Tips and Tricks

In the second of our info blog hubs, we’ve made an extensive list of all the useful tips and tricks for Roland DG software, inkjet printers, flatbeds, dye-sublimation printers, CNC machines, dental milling machines and more. Also included in this rundown are some small business advice articles and other resources to help you grow your company.

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embossed effect

Emboss Like a Boss – Inspirational UV Ink Effects

There was a time when embossing meant creating a special die-cut stamp for a letterpress machine that would impress the design onto a paper substrate. There’s definitely still a place for these traditional techniques, however, with digital UV technologies from Roland DG, the art of adding textures and embossed effects to all manner of media and surfaces has never been easier or more impressive.

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custom gift tote bag

From Blank to Bank – A Product Making guide for digital printers!

Roland DGA presents a host of customized gift and product ideas and promotions for the holidays and beyond. Turn generic gift items and product blanks into something personal and cool! Here are a few of the many gift items that can be customized with Roland devices, including the cost of blanks and production, that we feel have that extra bit of sparkle and magic:

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dye-sublimation

3 Things You Should Know About Dye-Sublimation

Digital printing technology has improved rapidly, and as a result, it’s merged and diversified industries so that screen printers are now offering digital printing and sign shops are able to offer apparel. We saw this type of industry adaptation happen with the emergence of eco-solvent printers, and we can see it now with dye-sublimation printers.

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apparel decoration

Simplify Apparel Decoration with these Helpful Application Tips

A high percentage of the questions I receive from booth visitors at various trade shows are apparel related. This supports what I already know, that custom decorated apparel continues to grow in popularity. To answer some of the common questions I get at the tradeshows, here are some really useful pointers to help you efficiently produce quality custom clothing and accessories.

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