Semi rigid material?

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CABDutch
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Semi rigid material?

Post by CABDutch » Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:37 pm

I am looking to do some A4 semi rigid outdoor signs on my BN-20, they need to be about 1mm thick. What would be the cheapest way to do this? Would I print onto self adhesive vinyl and mount onto a semi rigid sheet or would I be better to print onto a semi rigid material and can anyone recommend material for the job?

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Re: Semi rigid material?

Post by Kai Perry » Wed Feb 27, 2019 10:05 am

Print on an adhesive vinyl and then apply to the rigid material.

I've only seen one digitally printable plastic previously and you have to laminate it anyway.
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Re: Semi rigid material?

Post by CABDutch » Wed Feb 27, 2019 10:15 am

Thanks, what rigid material do you recommend, it needs to be about 1mm thick but I don't want it to be brittle?

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Re: Semi rigid material?

Post by Kai Perry » Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:59 am

What is it for?
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Re: Semi rigid material?

Post by CABDutch » Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:07 pm

It’s for caution signs on external racking, they had laminated paper signs previously from someone else but they got wet so they’re looking for something waterproof but very cheap.

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Re: Semi rigid material?

Post by burleymmi » Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:23 pm

probably too late but PETG is a good in expensive material for such things, we print directly ont this using our roland lef-300 but could also be used as a backer.
or polycarbonate is a cheaper option https://www.theplasticshop.co.uk/polyca ... thick.html
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