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EdgeFX Printing on Clear for Backlit?

Discussion in 'Gerber' started by jfiscus, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. jfiscus

    jfiscus Map Wraster

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    We have an EdgeFX & I are planning on using it to print graphics for a local pizza joint. The rooftop cans are a translucent white material, so I was going to Edge onto 3M Imagecast Clear.

    My question is - for the best colors, do I use the "trans red" or regular "red" for backlit applications?

    We normally use the solvent printer for backlit signage & the edge for solid printing (trans colors over reflective); I've never tried to use the Edge for backlit jobs.
     
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  2. Fred Weiss

    Fred Weiss Merchant Member

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    The transparent colors will work the best. Spot colors are opaque enough that they will darken when backlit. You may find that you need a double hit to look best when backlit.
     
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