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The UVx90 Flatbed from LogoJet

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UV LED machine images items up to 6 inches high.

LogoJet’s UVx90 flatbed printer offers a printing area of 24 x 36 in. and images items up to 6 in. high. Compatible materials include plastic, glass, acrylic, metal, stone, wood, vinyl, canvas, and more. The machine includes eight ink channels: CMYK + dual white, primer, and clear gloss. A built-in UV LED lamp cures ink as it’s applied; products can be used immediately after printing, according to the company. A flexible ink option is available for applications where the substrate may stretch and bend.

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GPA Reveals Plans for Print 17

GPA, the market leader in substrate solutions for digital, wide format, and offset printing, will introduce PRINT 17 attendees to exciting advancements that can reinvigorate their businesses at booth #3840 at Chicago’s McCormick Place from September 10-14. The show will give attendees an opportunity to visit with GPA’s passionate experts to learn about the latest substrates and inspiration that can help them create more meaningful, memorable, and impactful print.

Top Value Fabrics Releases Latex Performance Textiles

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Engineered for high-end applications.

Top Value Fabrics has released the Latex Performance Textiles line, designed with a proprietary coating for use with HP Latex Technology. Applications include high-end retail and P-O-P, banners, backdrops, SEG frame systems, tradeshow graphics, interior décor, and more.

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Lights, Camera, Action: 3D Print Hits Hollywood

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This entertainment industry one-stop shop adds 3D printing to its repertoire.

Scott Niner, president and owner of Dangling Carrot Creative (DCC), has kept his eye on 3D printing for years. The company calls itself a one-stop shop for the entertainment industry – a business that, according to Niner, “works at the speed of light.” So, technology that could churn out prop guns, statues, and even set designs with a few pushes of a button would really be useful.

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DigitalEdge News: August 16-22

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Updates from Smithers Pira and 3M.

Smithers Pira Announces DPP Europe Speakers
August 16, 2017

Smithers Pira has released the speaker lineup for the Digital Print for Packaging Europe 2017 conference, set for December 5-7 in Berlin. The event offers market updates, case studies, technology developments, and more through 21 presentations across four sessions:

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Neschen Unveils UV Dot Print ’N‘ Walk Film

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Transparent floor media for P-O-P displays.

Neschen has released a transparent version of its UV dot print ’n‘ walk monomeric directly printable PVC film. The R9-certified floor media is designed for P-O-P graphics on smooth surfaces such as ceramic tiles and marble. UV dot print ’n‘ walk is a one-sided self-adhesive film with Neschen Easy Dot Technology, engineered for simple application, elimination of bubbles and creases, and residue-free removal.

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SPGPrints’ Single-Pass Digital Textile Printer

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Up to nine print stations for speeds up to 131 feet per minute.

The 77-in. Pike single-pass digital textile printer from SPGPrints is engineered for printing blotches, fine lines, geometric designs, tonal curves, and more on a wide range of textiles up to 0.12 in. thick, including non-flat fabrics, cotton, viscose, and most polyesters. Features include:

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3M Wraps at the ESPN Summer X Games

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Three shops partake in live demos in Minneapolis.

As part of its “Wrap Your Ride” campaign, 3M brought in three local installers to do live wrap demos on a Toyota Tundra at the 2017 ESPN Summer X Games, held in July in Minneapolis.

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Race Car Wrap in the Fast Lane

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Andretti Autosport designs, produces, and installs Scott Speed's Rallycross car wrap.

Wrapping a car that’s going to appear on national television might be intimidating to some, but for the installers at Andretti Autosport, it’s just another day at the office. The racing company designs, produces, and installs all of the graphics for its extensive lineup, including four IndyCars, four Indy Lights cars, and two Rallycross cars, not to mention all of the associated pit equipment and semitruck transporters. This No.

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A Wall Mural Fit for a King

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The Versailles Philadelphia apartment building honors its French namesake with royal print.

The Versailles Philadelphia apartment building, inspired by architectural elements from France’s Palace of Versailles, wasn’t complete until Puca’s Painting & Wallcoverings printed and installed a 9 x 20-foot photographic wall mural. Puca’s printed the image with their HP Latex 360 printer onto Presto Tape CanvasTac, finishing with Marabu matte liquid laminate.

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