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…

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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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