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Metallic Vinyl Stickers

Discussion in 'Labels and Decals' started by Goatshaver, Jan 11, 2020.

  1. TomK

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    Keep me updated and I'll do the same, maybe BigfishDMBigfishDM has something he can recommend for us.
     
  2. particleman

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    I use my Gerber Edge solely for this sort of work. Chrome, reflective, gold leaf, ultra metallics, etc. The rest I run on my HP 560.

    I did see Mimaki demoing their smaller 54" UV printer printing on chrome mirror though and laminating which would technically also work for this.
     
  3. BigfishDM

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    Look into the Mimaki UCJV, that is the machine I would run if I was a sticker guy.
     
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  4. TomK

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    Nice! Why would this be your printer of choice over Epson solvent? Just curious your thoughts.
     
  5. BigfishDM

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    Just hands on experience with the white inks on this one and it being UV you get a lot of the benefits of latex and the instant dry quality. Specifically for sticker guys I would run UV with white inks, you get very crazy visuals.
     
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  6. TomK

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    Appreciate the feedback and your experience for sure! Appears that is nearly double the price of the Epron 40600 or Mutoh 1641, yikes!
     
  7. MikePro

    MikePro Major Contributor

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    as whenever I have a major issue printing on exotic materials, I would print on clear and laminate the print onto the holographic vinyl.
     
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