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…

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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…

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The Right Sign for Your Business

Successful signage involves more than creating an attractive arrangement of logos and slogans. It is also a blending of complex elements such as marketing, demographics, an understanding of visual acuity, conspicuity, and obliquity. Complicating the task is the fact that the reader is usually moving, and the sign must be seen, read and understood in…

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Epson Connect Solutions

In today’s world technology is increasing at an exceptional rate and we’re becoming a more “on the go” society. Smartphone’s and tablets are becoming essentials in the business world and personal lives of everyday people. And with this theme, Epson has stepped up to the plate to help us with the new trend that seems…

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Tips For Printing On Fleece

As another summer has come and gone (boohoo), the cooler weather has arrived (football YEA!) and the versatile fleece will start making its all important appearance. Everyone loves to tailgate at their favorite team wearing their favorite sweatshirt with their teams logo on it. However many printers shy away from printing on fleece because of…

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Knifeless Tape

Product Review – DesignLine Knifeless Tape At FESPA, Sign Update met up with Jason Gunnlaugson, Account Manager at Knifeless Technology Systems. They were given the opportunity to watch a demo of Knifeless being used, and after the demo they had to agree with them at the time that it cuts as good as a plotter.…

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