A while back i posted my Material Calculator and it has been the most popular post on my blog. Many customers have used the calculator to help them determine both the yardage needed and the cost per design for their Heat Transfer Material, namely our Spectra Eco-Film (check out the Color Chart).
Since i first posted the Material Calculator about a year and a half ago, there have been a few changes to the product offering. Some highlights are the addition of some more “fashionable” materials like our Spectra Alloy, Spectra Glitz, Spectra Gloss and a few others. We’ve also lowered the price on our popular Spectra Patterns.
Here’s an example of what you can do using the Material Calculator:
A customer comes to you and needs 24 6×8 designs printed on the front of their shirts. Using the material calculator, you can quickly find out you’ll need only two yards to complete the job and each design will cost you $0.69 using the Spectra Eco-Film. You’ll also see what the cost would be for other material options if you chose to offer a glitter, glow in the dark or other type of design option.
The updated version of the calculator can be found in the Box on the left hand side. It is named Material Calculator v.2.1. If you have any questions at all on how to use the spreadsheet, please email me!