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by woolly
Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Substrates, Materials & Inks
Topic: Help! Media Shrunk in outdoor, suggest suitable medias
Replies: 3
Views: 63

Re: Help! Media Shrunk in outdoor, suggest suitable medias

Read the spec sheet
Monomeric
1 year max un printed outdoor
Max temp range 5 to 38 deg then only for short periods
My guess is the laminate is less suited aswell

So what is the surface . temp range and life expectancy required
by woolly
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best media and procedure for working with small stencils
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Re: Best media and procedure for working with small stencils

This sort of thing is down to the individual skill level you can do but try and practice. One other thing is you need to use the spray what ever it may be square on as with the small graphics the thickness of the material will mask one edge slightly Gold leaf can work well like this All it needs is ...
by woolly
Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best media and procedure for working with small stencils
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Re: Best media and procedure for working with small stencils

Sandblast vinyl for heavy duty. Frisk film for air brush. But standard vinyl will do quite a good job at both. Tend to use mat vinyl as the glue is normally a removable type. Cut the graphics don't weed apply application tape fit then weed as required. For multiple pass work cut several so you can r...
by woolly
Sun Jul 16, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Textile
Topic: Layering over Printed Textile Vinyl?
Replies: 5
Views: 424

Re: Layering over Printed Textile Vinyl?

We have done this several times but found the first layer often shrinks.. so now don't cut the over layers till been measured.. If any dye sub inks involved or pre printed shirt then you need a sub block type of vinyl

Enjoy
by woolly
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: GS-24 blade skipping issues?
Replies: 2
Views: 246

Re: GS-24 blade skipping issues?

If you mean skipping like a perforated cut but only in one direction normally being the blade holder is not allowing the blade to swivel properly. The bearing that the blade act on only needs the slightest bit of grit to give trouble. You could buy new or strip the old one wash out the bearings with...
by woolly
Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: BN-20 consumed silver cartridge in 2 weeks
Replies: 3
Views: 357

Re: BN-20 consumed silver cartridge in 2 weeks

Exccesive use of silver may be you are using a mt profile but may not be printing silver
by woolly
Wed May 24, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Vehicle Graphics and Wrapping
Topic: Vehicle graphics
Replies: 7
Views: 729

Re: Vehicle graphics

Good question there is a awful amount of vans out there that have mis aligned graphics in the older days escort transit vivaro panels are square but modern designed vans are not. Just look around and ask your self does that lettering look right or pissed bet a third of them look wrong. The custom is...
by woolly
Mon May 22, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Vehicle Graphics and Wrapping
Topic: Vehicle graphics
Replies: 7
Views: 729

Re: Vehicle graphics

Side stripes can't remember if there is a arc or not presume straight Smother the area at the rear around 12 -20 inchs where the two colours are with application tape draw your shapes on then scan or photo with a ruller Digatise your drawing and extend the open end the length of the panel to the doo...
by woolly
Wed May 10, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Substrates, Materials & Inks
Topic: Blotchy print
Replies: 7
Views: 634

Re: Blotchy print

LG is not my preference get a sample of metamark md5 but really need to see a test print first
by woolly
Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: kart kits with glitter
Replies: 5
Views: 694

Re: kart kits with glitter

Sounds interesting keep us posted can't remember who but someone is supplying a sparkling laminate. Could put it in the sandwich