2017 has flown by! We had an exciting year with plenty of new product launches and in case you missed any of the excitement at Stahls’ – here is a quick run-down of the highlights in 2017.
Launched in late January 2017, this service allows you to use exclusive Stahls’ templates and clipart to create your own unique design. Your customized design arrives in the heat transfer vinyl or adhesive + foil of your choice and ready to heat apply. Learn how to navigate the CAD-CUT Templates designer with this helpful post.
We also took the design work out of monograms in CAD-CUT Templates, with templates designed to easily create popular monogram designs for all your custom apparel and accessories. Learn more about heat printing monograms with our free Guide To Printing Monograms.
Start designing with CAD-CUT Heat Transfer Templates now.
In April 2017, we launched CAD-CUT Patterns, trendy and customizable patterns in a wide array of digital colors. These patterns were designed with the top trends in personalization in mind, and hundreds of trendy color combinations to choose from. No matter who you’re designing for, there’s a pattern that’s right for your market.
With seasonal patterns, and exclusive artist collections, offer new looks to your customers without investing in expensive new equipment to get looks for fashion, sports, streetwear, and children’s wear.
Start creating your custom designed CAD CUT Patterns Heat Transfer Vinyl
CAD-CUT® Silicone Dye-Block™
Launched in October 2017, Silicone Dye-Block marks the latest innovation in heat application on sublimated and dyed polyester garments, without risking dye migration. Silicone inks have been used in screen printing to stop dye migration, but the process is messy, expensive, and because of the short shelf life of silicone inks, involves a lot of waste.
This is the heat printing industry’s first silicone ink-based, vinyl cuttable solution to dye migration. With excellent stretch and rebound plus a low application temperature, Silicone Dye-Block is perfect for even the most delicate synthetic garments. Learn more about dye migration with The Dye Migration Handbook
CAD-CUT® Reflective II
Launched in November, CAD-CUT Reflective II added a product to the reflective line-up, with a reflective special effect finish for up to 40% less than other reflective materials.
Add reflective accents to backpacks, jackets, athletic uniforms, performance wear, and more.
Double Leg/Sleeve Platen
Quick Change platens already make your job easier with a quick release valve and several interchangeable platens to efficiently decorate a variety of items with your Hotronix heat press.
The double sleeve/leg platen is no different. This 16“ x 20“ platen has three 3.5“ x 15“ print areas, making it great for printing both sleeves and the collar area of a shirt in one press. This means time savings for you on many garments.
New CAD-CUT® Glitter Flake™ Colors
CAD-CUT Glitter Flake continues to be a popular material for eye catching designs and in 2017 we introduced 6 new and trendy colors. Coral, Mint, Perwinkle, Rainbow Black, Rainbow White, and Rose Gold are stand-out colors for 2017 and beyond.
2017 marked the year we made it even easier to apply SimStitch at no additional cost. Custom Cut SimStitch®, Any Word. Any Way.™ SimStitch® and Sublimated SimStitch® now come pre-aligned and ready to apply to save you time and increase productivity.
Individual pieces and intricate designs are masked for fast, single placement and application. No manual layout required.
We added a laser cutter to our equipment line up this year. The Muse laser will cut or etch PVC-free HTV, twill, fabric, leather, paper, cardboard, wood, acrylic, anodized or painted metals, and glass right out of the box.
It’s easy-to-install and user-friendly, with its compact size, variety of features, and optional accessories, it’s the perfect machine to get started with laser cutting.
New Thermo-FILM® Colors
The world’s #1 athletic heat transfer vinyl, is now even more colorful. We launched two CAD-CUT® Thermo-FILM colors this year. Metallic Silver and Vegas Gold. These additions give team decorators more choices and better color matching with college and pro-leagues.
2018 is looking even more exciting and we can’t wait to get started!
From all of us at Stahls’ have a very Merry Christmas!