Storing Inks for the Winter

The cold weather is upon us once again. As people prepare for the upcoming holidays and a little time away from the shop. We wanted to share this helpful tip about storing your water-based products.     Proper storage, especially during the cold season, is important for prolonging the life of your inks. If you…

VersaUV® LEF-20 vs Mimaki UJF-3042

By now, you’ve probably heard how busy the SGIA show was this year. Without a doubt, the highlight of the show was Roland’s new VersaUV® LEF-20, which attracted a constant flow of attendees requesting more information and product demos. Mimaki’s UJF series is the closest competitor, so here are a few key points on why…

Polycarbonates vs. Acrylics

There is a unique type of plastic formulated for just about any purpose you can think of, and laboratories develop new ones every day. Calling them all “plastics” may be a convenient short-hand, but the word plastic doesn’t communicate much about UV-resistance, impact strength, clarity, weight, dyne levels, compatibility with other materials, fabrication methods, decoration…