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by lumifab
Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Packaging Prototyping & Labelling
Topic: Label printing with LEF-20
Replies: 7
Views: 172

Re: Label printing with LEF-20

Yeah, I saw that thing with the small fans incased in a perforated block. It should do the trick, but my impression also this thing is priced $1000 over its value. I think I could make a similar one for myself.
by lumifab
Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Packaging Prototyping & Labelling
Topic: Label printing with LEF-20
Replies: 7
Views: 172

Label printing with LEF-20

Hello, From time to time, I need to print labels on vinyl film using my LEF-20 (we don't have another printer at the moment, only vinyl cutters). I was wondering if there is a simple way to lay down a rectangle of vinyl (witht its paper backing) on the printer surface (13x21"). RIght now I am using ...
by lumifab
Tue Aug 29, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Substrates, Materials & Inks
Topic: Finger marks on PVC (sintra) prints
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Re: Finger marks on PVC (sintra) prints

IT WORKS.
thanks alot
by lumifab
Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Substrates, Materials & Inks
Topic: Finger marks on PVC (sintra) prints
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Re: Finger marks on PVC (sintra) prints

Good idea, I will try. I have some but I hate the smell!
by lumifab
Mon Aug 28, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Substrates, Materials & Inks
Topic: Finger marks on PVC (sintra) prints
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Finger marks on PVC (sintra) prints

IMG_20170828_150307.jpg Hello I am printing small sintra signs on 1/8" pvc sintra, using LEF-20 printer (UV inks). All the signs have a light gray background color (PMS warm gray 2). Even though I thorougly clean each panel with 99% alcohol right before printing, 1 in 4 prints have finger marks on ...
by lumifab
Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Substrates, Materials & Inks
Topic: White ink (ECO-UV) for Lef-20 is not pure white
Replies: 9
Views: 446

Re: White ink (ECO-UV) for Lef-20 is not pure white

This is a pic of tests with 2-3 layers white ink. The acrylic piece is flat on a piece of white cardstock. There is definitely a yellow tint!
Strange.
by lumifab
Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Substrates, Materials & Inks
Topic: White ink (ECO-UV) for Lef-20 is not pure white
Replies: 9
Views: 446

Re: White ink (ECO-UV) for Lef-20 is not pure white

Did some tests. For the white ink layer, I seem to get a little more coverage when using "White (V) HD" instead of "White (V)". In the manual, is mentioned another setting called "High-Opacity White", which I don't see in my version of Versaworks (5.5.1). Could this be my problem? What Quality/Mode ...
by lumifab
Thu Jun 08, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Substrates, Materials & Inks
Topic: White ink (ECO-UV) for Lef-20 is not pure white
Replies: 9
Views: 446

Re: White ink (ECO-UV) for Lef-20 is not pure white

:?

Yes, I do the ink shaking ceremony daily... In a way, I am glad the ink comes out good according to other printers. I just have to find what is wrong on mine!
by lumifab
Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Substrates, Materials & Inks
Topic: White ink (ECO-UV) for Lef-20 is not pure white
Replies: 9
Views: 446

Re: White ink (ECO-UV) for Lef-20 is not pure white

Also, I should add the white prints are on the yellow-ish side.