by Jerry | Small Format Printing, Wide Printing
Occasionally we hear from a customer experiencing a problem with edges lifting on full bleed contour-cut decals. The most recent call concerned some decals printed on ORAJET 3651 vinyl and applied to a substrate. Edge curl on full bleed decals is most commonly seen in “Fatheads” style wall graphics, which rely on lower tack adhesives to enable the end user to reposition the decal at will. But edge curl can also occur on standard decals using permanent adhesives.
by Jerry | Tips and Tricks, Vinyl Cutting, Wide Printing
One of the challenges of making contour-cut decals is alignment. Making professional quality decals requires getting the cutter to trace the outside of the printed image as closely as possible. Graphtec and Vinyl Express Q Series cutters are very precise and can be dialed into a fraction of a millimeter, so most people start their […]
by Jerry | Small Format Printing, Tips and Tricks, Wide Printing
Last week we showed you how to print directly to the PrismJET VJ24 from standard graphic design applications like CorelDRAW using the bundled Windows driver. This week we’ll take the next step and show you how to use the same driver with LXi Master Plus to create contour-cut decals. This process does of course require […]