Textured laminating film

March 1st, 2011

AGL’s Cover-Rite textured vinyl laminating film protects graphics displayed in high-traffic areas. The surface of the film eliminates glare and minimizes the visibility of fingerprints and other damage. The 6 mil PVC film is flexible, with a clear acrylic adhesive that produces a strong, permanent bond between the laminating film and the graphic. SOURCE AGL

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Estimating programs

March 1st, 2011

Estimator unveiled two programs for offset and wide-format estimating. The “Advanced Job Costing” feature allows immediate analysis of the full estimate. Users can instantly view total and item differences in order to adjust cost changes. More than 10 years of concept and design went into creating the programs, which include set-up and installation in two […]

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Metallic printing systems

March 1st, 2011

Color-Logic Process Metallic Printing System enables licensed printers to produce metallic effects. Compatible with certain digital presses from Hewlett-Packard Indigo and Xeikon, users with industrial machines capable of five-color printing and running metallic substrates can utilize the Color-Logic process to produce as many as 250 different metallic hues. The system’s software incorporates the metallic substrate […]

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Printable textile line

March 1st, 2011

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group’s Triple White FR is a polyester fabric with a triple layer construction that is compatible with sublimation transfer and UV-cure printing. Ideal for backlit or frontlit applications, trade show graphics, retail point-of-purchase and window graphics, Triple White FR meets the NFPA 701 small-scale flammability standard. It is offered in widths of […]

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Flexible substrate

March 1st, 2011

Wide Flex 6 Wide Width from Arlon is a flexible and digitally printable PVC white seamless substrate for large sign faces. Standard sizes are 4 feet by 6 inches, 6 feet by 6 inches, 8 feet by 6 inches, 10 feet by 6 inches, 12 feet by 6 inches, and 16 feet by 4 inches. […]

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Printing package

March 1st, 2011

The VersaArt RS-640S from Roland is an entry-level-priced option that can print to soft signage and textiles. A dye-sublimation version is applicable for soft signage, flags, banners and home or commercial furnishings. The printer has a maximum resolution of 1440 by 720 dpi, a production speed of nearly 32 square meters per hour and is […]

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Vinyl alternatives

March 1st, 2011

Flexcon WINDOWdeco and FLEXmark deliver adhesive performance, opacity, printability and aesthetics comparable to vinyl. FLEXmark was designed for indoor floor advertising and meets the industry standard for slip resistance based on ASTM D 2047. For removable window and counter mat applications, WINDOWdeco offers performance and printability similar to vinyl. Both products are phthalate free and […]

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Printing software

March 1st, 2011

eQuantum and eQPrint, part of Cheran Digital Imaging & Consulting’s eQSuite software system, offer enhanced color matching accuracy when printing. Using a spectral-based color management system, the software eliminates the traditional inaccuracies found in ICC color managed systems. The software allows for control of specific ink parameters and includes digital lab dips with full traditional […]

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Dye-sublimation paper

March 1st, 2011

Digitall V8 dye-sublimation paper from Cooler Concepts, designed for water-based dye sublimation, features a quick dry-time, doesn’t buckle when wet, and will take the highest ink saturation possible, resulting in high-quality color. The paper is available in a variety of roll sizes, with sample rolls available. SOURCE Cooler Concepts

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Vendors offer learning opportunities

March 1st, 2011

By Tim Greene W. Edwards Deming, for whom the Deming Award for Quality is named, said that “learning is not compulsory...neither is survival.” To stop learning is to stop growing, and to stop growing is to start failing. Finding new markets and new applications is the key to success in the wide format digital printing […]

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