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Latex 2 sided

Discussion in 'Hewlett Packard' started by DoubleDown, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. DoubleDown

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    Looking for a good paper stock or banner stock for running two sided jobs on the 850 and such? We have had horrible results with 8pt blockout paper, it buckles too much to get good quality. Anyone running any really good NON CURLING material for POP hanging 2 sided signs?
     
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  2. BigfishDM

    BigfishDM Merchant Member

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    I have a great 2 sided blockout fabric at $0.50 and also my 9pt prints double sided at $0.11 The fabric is what I reccomend and it looks great off latex.
     
  3. DoubleDown

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    Yeah, trying to stay away from fabric, they really want either a really nice blockout banner or blockout paper. The paper is fine until we get to something that is dark red and it just starts to buckles like crazy.
     
  4. dypinc

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    Check out Blox-Lite 10 or 14 mil.

    As for paper buckling, sound like you need to properly calibrate for and profile your paper. Sound like to much ink is being put down. A common problem with the Latex printers
     
  5. P Wagner

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  6. DoubleDown

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    I agree, we were using our calibrated banner profile for this one but at the same time, we tried stock profiles for paper and such and each one did the same thing ONLY buckled on the red portion of the prints.
     
  7. BigfishDM

    BigfishDM Merchant Member

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    My product is darn near identical to blox-lite except its half the price FYI
     
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    So why haven't you calibrated and profiled for the paper?

    Be sure to set your light inks to 0 for 50% and above when you do.
     
  9. DoubleDown

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    Actually we did. We've tried Lexjet, General Formulations and now Converd's paper and all with the same issue. Just wrote a profile yesterday and it starts to print out fine but done the road starts buckling again. We have the heat on our 850 to 70/45 and have the ink restrictions the lowest it can go.

    Any more thoughts or anyone else know of someone who is a wiz with the latex and settings?
     
  10. Hzone15

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    Tim and Scott @ HP's Demo Center!
     
  11. Robert Gruner

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    HZone,

    Yes, Tim and Scott at HP Demo center. Anyone in cyberland who has an LX850 or even an LX600 should invest in visiting the HP demo center. The learning experience is worth the trip.
     
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