User login

Bordeaux Launches High-Performance Adhesion Promoters

Subtitle: 
Also: new Vivid Magenta Ink.

Bordeaux Digital Printink has expanded its UV and LED product range to include high-performance adhesion promoters for plastic and glass: Clear GL, adhesive promoter for glass substrates, and Clear PL, adhesive promoter for plastic substrates. Its transparent adhesion promoters are specially formulated with specific chemical bonding properties to be used as a printable coat to increase adhesion and improve scratch-resistance of UV and UV LED inks, reports Bordeaux. Available in 500-ml and 1-L bottles.

Terms:

Fujifilm Announces New Acuity Advance Select HS

Subtitle: 
Four HS models are available.

Fujifilm North America has added to its lineup of Acuity Advance Select Series printers with the new Acuity Advance Select HS flatbed. The new printer is based on the company’s recently announced Acuity Advance Select, but adds higher speeds: It can hit a top speed of 535 sq ft/hr in Production Squared mode.

Terms:

New HP Scitex FB10000 Press

Subtitle: 
Large-format industrial press is driven by HP’s High Dynamic Range printing technology.

HP has introduced its HP Scitex FB10000 Industrial Press, the company’s new flagship machine. Designed for high-volume print service providers – particularly those wanting to shift their retail graphics and corrugated-display applications from analog to digital – the FB10000 offers a top speed of 6727 sq ft/hr and direct-to-board printing.

Terms:

Catalina Adds Catapaque to Window Film Line

Subtitle: 
Designed for banners, P-O-P displays, and advertising graphics.

Catapaque is an 8.0-mil opaque blockout, printable, two-sided polypropylene film for two-way printing. Designed for banners, P-O-P displays, and advertising graphics, the bright white film features curl-resistant, lay-flat properties and dimensional stability for color registration. Geared toward UV inkjet as well as screen, offset, and flexography printing, Catapaque can be sewn, grommeted, and heat-sealed.

Terms:

Aurora Adds Sticky Stuff Wall Graphic Fabrics

Subtitle: 
Sticky Stuff 4 oz and 8 oz fabrics are made of 100-percent polyester.

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group has added Sticky Stuff 4- and 8- oz wall graphic fabrics to its Northern Lights Printable Textile Collection.

Terms:

Digital Graphics Solutions Samurai II Cutters

Subtitle: 
The digital flatbed cutter is available in three sizes.

Digital Graphics Solutions has introduced the Samurai II series of digital flatbed cutters. The Samurai II is able to cut structural rigid cardboard, PVC (up to 6mm), styrene, Coroplast, foam, corrugated board, SBS board, adhesive vinyl, magnetic film, carpet, leather, paper, and other substrates. Available in three sizes (cutting areas) – 51 x 51, 51 x 74, and 51 x 98 in. – the Samurai II features: a 4-tool built-in head, oscillating knife, non-oscillating knife, creasing wheel, and plotting pen. Max. cutting depth is 0.6-in.; max.

Terms:

New Canvas from Budget Inks

Subtitle: 
The canvas is a blend of 35 percent cotton and 65 percent polyester.

Budget Inks has introduced its Better Canvas, a bright white, water-resistant canvas that’s a blend of 35% cotton and 65% polyester. Compatible with solvent, latex, and aqueous inks, the canvas can be easily stretched without cracking, the company reports. Geared toward indoor signage, backdrops, and murals, as well as photographic and fine-art prints. In 60-in. rolls.

BUDGET INK
www.budget-inks.com

Terms:

Drytac Acquires Multi-Tac

Subtitle: 
And sells its UV liquid coating division to Advanced Finishing Technologies.

Drytac has acquired Toronto-based Multi-Tac, an adhesive-coatings company that specializes in the manufacture of high-quality pressure-sensitive products and custom coating solutions. The company operates two coating lines and serves a number of markets including flexible packaging, graphic arts, and label and tape applications.

Terms:

Explorer - June

Subtitle: 
Wide Format Around the Globe

1. Chicago – John Neff, a Chicago-based artist, used a desktop flatbed scanner as a camera to create photographs for his solo exhibition of displayed prints at the Renaissance Society (www.renaissancesociety.org) this past spring. In capturing the images, he took apart the scanner, modified the LED light arm, removed the cover, and set the scanner upright on a tripod with an attached camera lens on the scanner’s glass bed.

Terms:

Give Your Shop an Edge

Subtitle: 
More than 50 sources of cutting systems, routers, and trimmers.

When printing graphics, you’re most likely going to need a tool that will cut the almost-finished product to its final size or shape. To get this job done, consider: Do you need a tool that can handle a wide range of rigid substrates – from foam to aluminum to wood? Or will a tool that only cuts flexible materials suffice? Are you interested in a machine that only produces straight cuts? How important is contour cutting in your current operation?

Terms: