File Exportation The exportation of files for print is an interesting topic. I create signs, and the digital aspect of that operating parameter is governed by that manufacturing requirement. What that means is that I’m constantly thinking about the Big D, (destination) and that means color model, resolution, file transfer method, file format and my…Details
Let’s Talk Shop: Tackling Difficult Installs True Confessions I have a confession to make; I’ve been avoiding matte black wraps. Seriously—avoiding them like the plague. Oh, I’ll wrap a hood, a roof, a trunk and in some cases all three, but a full bumper-to-bumper wrap in matte black I’ve been secretly avoiding. That is, until…Details
$1,099.00 Product # rcprtstu What is Rolandprintstudio? Rolandprintstudio (RPS) is an exciting and powerful new RIP and print management software for Mac OS X This feature-packed solution promises to deliver so much more than just a RIP and is available for use with Roland printers, printer/cutters and standalone cutters* Packed full of a whole host…Details
Outdoor Printing Tips Printing for indoor applications is a piece of cake, but those outdoor jobs always have a level of uncertainty. Sun, rain, snow, salt, pollution and vandals all are potential problems. There is no way to completely protect your babies from the elements (short of encasing them in a bullet-proof black box, which…Details
Americans entered the new year seeing something they hadn’t seen in six years: oil prices below $50 a barrel. And the drop has been a dramatic one. It was just in June when oil was $105 a barrel. Recently it hit below $49. Drivers are the big beneficiaries, watching the price at the pump drop…Details
Selecting the proper fabric is crucial to any successful wide-format outdoor textile-printing project, but with the plethora of inks and textile fabrics on the market today—all with different properties—it is essential to select the right combination based on the application. Choose Durable Materials—When selecting fabric for banners and flags, it is important to look for…Details
Matte wraps have now become common, but can be difficult to clean and problematic to care for. This video shows how to properly maintain a matte wrap to ensure that it stays looking good for the maximum amount of time.
FDC Graphic Films, Inc. now has swatch palettes for Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW available for download. The swatches provide an accurate representation of what the films will look like in real life, and they will help designers plan their graphics out in advance. Swatches are available on FDC’s website at www.fdcfilms.com/resources/color-palettes in a zipped file.…Details