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Signage and Advertising – UK Guide to Planning Permissions

Outdoor Advertisements and Signs: A Guide For Advertisers The rules and regulations relating to outdoor advertisements and signs are rather complicated so we have put together some information to help keep our customers within the required standards. Our project managers will guide you through your outdoor campaigns and signage projects, for more information please call […]

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Key Stages For Digital Wallcovering Projects: Hints And Tips

Below are a summary of the points and key stages in the survey, preparation, printing and fitting of digital wall covering graphics. Site survey The most critical part of any wall graphic contract. It is important that an actual physical onsite survey is carried out to check and verify the following area. Site location Where […]

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Solvent Printing: A Guide For Producing & Installing Wallpaper Prints

Protecting your solvent printed wallpaper prints To protect the wallpaper prints from abrasion, dirt and moisture we would recommend the application of a Decorators Varnish, such as a clear acrylic coating. This type of varnish should protect the print against water, mild abrasion and discolouring, and allow the printed paper to be cleaned with a […]

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Guidelines For Printing Fabrics On Roland Solvent Printers

Please note this information is based on our Roland VersaCAMM VS-640 and may differ from other Roland models. Pinch Wheels We recommend you use all pinch wheels where possible, this will help prevent the media lifting whilst advancing through the printer. Edge Guards Use edge guards where possible; in particular on soft lightweight fabrics. Test […]

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Car Wrapping – A Quick Guide

Thoroughly clean the surface the material is to be applied to using a sponge and clean, soapy water. The surface area is clean enough when you can rub your fingers over the cleaned area and it is ‘squeaky’ clean. Then use Avery Dennison Surface Cleaner to prepare the surface that the vinyl will be applied to. Pay […]

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Handling Aqueous Media

Aqueous Printing: Handling, printing and storing of Aqueous inkjet media. It is advisable to wear cotton gloves to prevent fingerprints caused by moisture, dirt or grease from marking the media. Inkjet media is nearly always presented to you with the print side facing out. Inkjet media should be stored in its original box until required […]

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Digital Printing

Over the years we have been asked by many customers for support and detailed information on the best practice with wide-format printers and also for maintenance tips on the machines. Whilst we focus on consistent good quality media, we have a large amount of experience in printing all types of media in our print room. […]

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Handling Solvent & Latex Print Media

Solvent Printing: Handling, printing and storing of Solvent media. Using correctly written media profiles takes the guesswork out of printing, will raise output quality, ensure colour consistency and reduce ink costs. Contact the Sales Office regarding the very latest in profile availability. It is recommended that you replace the materials back in their poly bag […]

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Cautionary Notes

This information is a general guide for the use of self-adhesive materials. Hot weather Heat causes the adhesive to become more viscous and tacky, whilst softening the face film. If possible, avoid applications in direct sunlight and excess heat, as the adhesive tends to grab at the substrate on impact. Cold weather Cold causes the […]

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Fire Rating Summary

A complex business due to national differences and different standards for different locations of the tested product. As products are constantly being re-engineered and re-tested for fire ratings, we have generally only included the standard the product has been tested against. For the classification and a copy of the actual fire rating document please contact […]

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