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Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Print & Cut Systems' started by Commando, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. Commando

    Commando Member

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    I am looking for a printer that is capable of printing road signs. Durability is key in our business. Is suggestions on printers or retailers? Any help is greatly appreciated.
     
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  2. rjssigns

    rjssigns Major Contributor

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    Not sure if its the best, but years before I had my own printer all my color products were done on a Matan Sprinter. I was very happy with the quality of the prints.
    This one is specifically for traffic signs: http://matanprinters.com/applications/traffic-applications/

    Somewhere on this forum there is a thread relating to traffic sign printers. Might take some digging, but there's a lot of info.
     
  3. bob

    bob Major Contributor

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    What's the best pickup truck? Printers of a type, much like pickup trucks, are functionally identical. That doesn't seem to faze the typical printer chauvinist who just knows that whatever iron they might be wrangling is far superior to any other. Just like pickup trucks.
     
  4. 2B

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    what type of road signs are you doing?
    most road signs are either screen printed or cut / layered materials
     
  5. Commando

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    Road signs

    We re doing a lot of street signs for towns and counties.
     
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    TXFB.INS Very Active Member

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    you may want to check with the regs as DOT and city street / regulatory signs usually require them to be produced a certain way.
    either DGP or HIP reflecting background with a translucent overlay or could be screen printed information.
     
  7. Catherineeee

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    hi.. sounds interesting.. what matan printer you have, is it matan 3? can you share to me the speeds/printmodes in indoor and outdoor pls.?

    thanks in advance.
     
  8. rjssigns

    rjssigns Major Contributor

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    Sorry for the confusion, I subbed out all my prints to a shop with a Matan Sprinter, never owned one. That was along time ago, and I can't remember the company name. With that being said my clients were always pleased with the quality.
     
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