With Flagmakers Zone Banner, we’ve given portability a whole new meaning. No larger than an ordinary gym bag, it weighs only 5kg’s.
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We deliver NZ wide.
Flagmakers print and deliver flags and banners to anywhere in New Zealand including: Christchurch, Dunedin, Nelson, Timaru, New Plymouth, Napier, Hastings, Hamilton, Tauranga, Rotorua, Taupo.
The product is only recommended for use as described in the ‘Uses’ section. It is not recommended for use outside these recommendations.
Flagmakers Ltd shall not be liable for any actions or consequences, legal or otherwise, arising from the use of the images or words. Images and words may have copyright or trademark protection and it is the client’s responsibility to determine the rights to use the images or words.
It is the owner’s responsibility to care for the product, i.e. keep it clean, occasionally lubricate spigots, keep dirt and grime out of moving parts.
The life of the product will be determined largely on where and how it is used. It is important to note that just one storm can damage a flag and or pole components.
Expected flag Life:
Flags and banners are made from fabric and therefore are subject to wear and tear. Although Flagmakers’ products are made from the highest quality fabrics available and use colour fast dyes, they are subject to often harsh UV, rain and wind conditions. Therefore a flag flying continuously is expected to show colour fade and some edge wearing after about 2 months under ‘normal’ weather conditions, i.e. no high winds, storms etc. The typical flag life will be between 3 to 6 months, if flying continuously, before requiring replacement.
Expected Hardware Life:
Hardware components are made from fibreglass, metal or plastic. The expected life of these components is approximately 2 years under ‘normal’ conditions of use. Normal conditions of use exclude excessive stress due to high wind loadings and continuous exposure to rain, sunlight and UV. All components will colour fade when exposed to UV and moisture, salt etc.
For flags and fabric banners requiring colour photographic images, very detailed line art and other complex graphics, 'dye sublimation' or direct to fabric digital printing is an impressive option. It enables the reproduction of high-resolution artwork and is economical for small runs.
It is ideally suited to producing banners, especially for indoor use where high quality fabric signage is unbeatable.
Flagmakers Polyknit, Polybunting or Ice Satin fabrics can be used, and these are printed in Single Sided, Colour-through and Double Sided print qualities., depending on the product.
Flagmakers dye sublimation digitally printed flags and banners are made on expensive, highly sophisticated and up to date equipment, operated by skilled technicians. The results have won several printing awards for quality, and are among the best available anywhere in the world.
Despite its sophistication,digital printing is not without its limitations however, and it is important to understand and acknowledge these. Please refer to the following and feel free to discuss any details further with Flagmakers.
All colours and tones are produced by a mixture of four dye colours (or sometimes 6), printed in small dots. These four "process" colours are cyan, magenta, yellow and black, or "CMYK" (our products are actually printed with both standard and light shades of CMYK to provide superior results). However, precise colour matching (to PMS colours for example) is not always possible.
Computer software and hardware tends to interpret colour information differently, and shades will vary slightly when viewed on different monitors or when printed by different printers etc. They may also differ when digitally printed onto fabric or other substrates, as this creates more variables. Printing onto different types of fabric may also provide slightly different results.
When colour files are supplied in CMYK format we must use them ‘as is’. We cannot adjust colour levels during the printing process (to counter individual colour variances, for example) as any adjustment will effect the total image.
Tests show that our digitally printed flags and banners perform well when used for exterior use, but like all coloured fabrics, some fading will be inevitable, and some colours/shades will fade more rapidly than others. This can ultimately result in colours becoming less intense, and/or an alteration in the shades. Consequently, as this process can produce literally hundreds of thousands of different shades, colour fastness cannot be accurately predicted.
We use the best quality specialist fabrics, dyes and componentry available sourced from around the world to cope with New Zealand's harsh climatic conditions and high UV light levels. All flag fabrics are not equal. Flagmakers Polyknit and Polybunting fabrics are 100% polyester, a strong synthetic fibre which is highly resistant to UV degradation, is non absorbent, and dyes beautifully to give crisp, clear graphics and fade resistant colours.
Only Flagmakers can offer numerous distinctively different methods for manufacturing flags and banners - each with its own characteristics, to suit your product and cost preferences. The majority of Flagmakers corporate flags are manufactured using a specialised dye screen printing process - to give a soft supple product of the highest quality, with excellent colour matching. This method is also the most economical when a number of flags are required.
Flagmakers digital and dye screen printing has won many Pride in Print Awards for its quality.
Unlike heavy fabrics, and opaque materials such as pvc, flag fabrics are designed to be soft and flowing. They allow sunlight to filter through, minimising shadowing.
Flagmakers can offer two specialist flag fabrics which are the best available internationally. We also offer three methods of flag construction, (refer to construction methods data sheet) with all combinations of fabric and construction offering different characteristics.
We usually adopt the most appropriate method of manufacture for each job . The fabrics we use are both made from polyester, a strong synthetic fibre renowned for its superior resistance to the effects of ultra violet light - the bane of most man-made fibres.
Polyester is non- absorbent, avoiding the problem of rain soaked flags either hanging limply, or literally sticking to flagpoles or themselves.
A knitted fabric manufactured from continuous filament yarn, designed specifically for flags (and banners), used for Dye Screen Printed and Digitally Printed flags, and for designs appliqued to fully sewn flags (the base fabric for fully sewn flags is Polybunting). Polyknit is a relatively light fabric and will "fly" readily in light breezes. Print quality on Polyknit is crisp and colourful, and is enhanced by the fabric's high surface sheen.
Polyknit flags are perfect for interior displays, and look and fly well on exterior flagpoles. Polyknit is also most suitable for Streetflags, when used in conjunction with Flagmakers ‘hemless’ finishing of their outer edges.
Developments in construction have significantly increased the durability of Flagmakers Polyknit fabric, but in very windy conditions the Polybunting option should be considered.
The quality of a Flagmakers flag goes well beyond the printed image.
The choice of the best materials, specialised hardware and superior finishing techniques ensures a product of world class quality as recognised by experts. Flagmakers have several well established methods for finishing flags, depending on their intended use. We will be happy to recommend the best finishing or mounting options for your specific requirements.
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