The new MUTOH XpertJet line of large format eco-solvent outdoor printers builds on MUTOH’s tradition of ground-breaking innovation and award-winning print quality. The XPertJet printers push the envelope to provide new levels of efficiency and productivity. The MUTOH engineers raised the bar again with smart new features that simplify workflow and color management. And MUOTH’S […]
Having been in the sign industry for over twelve years, I do know that it is very possible to design an object you can’t print. That may be interesting to philosophers, but it’s maddening for sign makers. This frustrating phenomenon generally befalls people who are making the transition from CAD processes to digital color. The color range used in vinyl and heat applied films is entirely different from the output available from a standard process printer. Most new printers assume the range is the same and struggle with managing their own and their customers’ expectations.
ORAFOL has an impressive array of top quality cuttable and printable vinyls for sign makers. Their ORAJET product line of solvent-printable vinyls covers just about every need from temporary bus shelter posters to cast vinyl for rough wall surfaces. There’s just one thing missing. Vehicle wrap experts like Justin Pate teach ‘speed wrap’ techniques that […]
Busy sign shops with large format printers produce stunning vehicle wraps, banners, commercial window graphics, backlit signs, wall wraps and more. To produce all those cool graphics printers drink ink. To use the SIOPS business model, Ink is one of the inputs, for which pretty prints are output. The benefit of managing your inputs and […]
While you may not be familiar with the term spot color, it may be the more widely used of the two in the sign and screen printing world. This is because the majority of simple signs produced are using self-adhesive vinyl, which is a spot color media. Process color, on the other hand, means the four colors of yellow, black, cyan and magenta are mixed by the printing device in different percentages of dots to create a full range of colors.