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How to Design a Dye Sub Roll-up, Pull-Up, Retractable Banner Stand

Best Practices for Designing a Retractable/Pull-up/Roll-up Dye Sublimation Printed Fabric Banner Stand That Sells

Question: How much copy or how many letters can be printed on a pull-up or roll up banner?

Answer: Retractable banners, also known as roll-up and pull-up banner stands, average a floor model size (non-table top models which are shorter) is around 32 inches in width and 78 to 83 inches in height. Mind you, this is an average, and there are all manner of sizes available today as well as the ability to make custom retractable banner stands, so we’re just positing an average size for this answer.

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Pull Up, Roll Up, or Retractable Banners – What Materials are Used to Make Them?

What Materials are Used to Make Retractable, Roll up, or Pull up Banners?

Question: What are pull up, roll up, or retractable banner stands and banners made from – what materials, that is?

Answer: Depending on the banner stand, the exterior shell is usually aluminum or plastic (cheaper models will be plastic), the end caps are most often plastic, but some are aluminum, and the internal hardware is usually steel with plastic parts as well.

As far as the graphics, there are four main options.

The best quality in our view would be cloth fabric graphics,

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Retractable, Pull Up, and Roll Up Banners – What’s the Difference?

Information about Roll-up, Pull-up, and Retractable Banners – Fabric, Paper, Vinyl, Polypro?

In the last post I talked about the evolution of how and where to buy fabric or vinyl banner signs, particularly in the realm of color printing, and how we’ve gone from the sign shop as the middle man to the internet more or less cutting out the middle man, for better or for worse, and how to combat the “worse” part of this equation.

Other questions have also come in regarding cost of various items, and one we get lots of questions on is retractable banners,

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Where to Buy Retractable Banners or Advertising Display Banners

Where to Purchase Display Advertising Banners and Retractable Banners for a Cheap Price Wholesale

We are asked, periodically, where to purchase dye sublimation printed fabric display banners, roll up banners, retractable banners, pull up banners, advertising banners, display banners, or vinyl banners.

In the not-too-distant past, these items found mostly in the realm of your local sign company, who, lacking equipment to print full color banners, decals, or other signage, would go to their wholesale sources and “special order” these items for  you. This created higher prices than you are paying today, believe it or not,

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What to Include in Your Plan When Buying a Trade Show Display

Are You Really Ready To Purchase Trade Show Booth and Printed Graphics?

Question: I know it’s important to choose a good quality trade show display, but is there anything else I should plan on as we plan to purchase the trade show booth?

Answer: Of course, you’ll need literature stands, display racks or cabinets if you’re a retailer or product distributor or manufacturer, depending on the type of show you’re attending. Tables with table runners are also popular with some exhibitors depending on their product or service. On the aisles it’s a good idea to have roll-up banners (a.ka.

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Retractable Floor Banner Vs. Table Top Fabric Banner Stand

Table top Roll Up Fabric Banner Stands or Retractable Floor Banners – Which Ones To Use?

Question: We’re debating in the marketing department at our firm whether to use a retractable floor banner stand or a table top roll up fabric banner stand – which do you think we should use?

This question is really one of preference, and it is my opinion that the message is more important than the medium, and also will depend somewhat on other graphics and advertising you have in your trade show booth as well as the size of the booth.

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Dye-Sublimation Printing – Printers, Papers, and the Process

Using Dye-Sublimation Printers – Special Paper and the Process of Large Format Dye Sub Printing

Question:   What are Dye-sublimation printers used for?

Dye sublimation printers are used mainly for making prints on polyester fabric. The fabric can be used for clothing or advertising media, such as teardrop banners, “L” banners, hanging banners, flag banners, tradeshow displays, backdrops, X Banners, roll up or pop up banners, retractable banners, etc., etc.

Dye sublimation printing is different from other types of printing in that it uses dyes rather than ink, like inkjet or laser jet printers do.

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Making Banners as Banner Walls – Making The Graphics Last

Connecting Banners to Form a Wall Display, and Making Banner Graphics Last for a Long Time

Question: Can I make a “wall” out of the banners? Will the pictures connect?

Sort of. And sort of. There are several styles of banner stands that can help you create a sort of wall with your banners. Some of you might be wondering why you would even want a “banner wall,” but in reality, it can be a very professional looking backdrop to your stage or tradeshow booth.

There are several styles of banner stands that will accomplish your wall o’banners.

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Fabric – Vinyl Wall Banners and Retractable Roll-up Displays

Banners as Wall Displays, & Narrow Vs. Wide Base Retractable Roll-up  Fabric/Vinyl Banner Stands

Question: What is the difference between the banner used on a wall or one used for a Banner Stand?

All banners that can be used in a stand can also be used as a wall banner, although you may want a larger banner if it’s on a wall. The main types of material that can be used in a banner stand are dye sublimate printed cloth banners and DSG-type banners.

Banner Printing Methods

Dye sublimation printed fabric banners are usually a polyester or other synthetic fabric that are printed using either a CMYO print to a transfer paper,

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