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Printing on Press Sense Durapro CC

Discussion in 'Mimaki' started by Printer2929, Feb 12, 2011.

  1. Printer2929

    Printer2929 New Member

    Feb 12, 2011
    We are new to this business. Our Mimaki JV33-160 was installed this past Monday. We are trying to print on Press Sense's Durapro CC. This is a 10mil polypropylene vinyl. This is the same material as Transilwrap's MXM. Has anyone printed on a polypro before with success. The ink just seems to be sitting on the material. The file is a good file as we have no problem printing on scrim material. We have messed with the heat settings and such. As I mentioned we are new and inexperienced.
  2. James Burke

    James Burke Being a grandpa is more fun than working

    Jan 2, 2010
    Mitten State
    Polypro is very slippery, and it sounds like a surface tension problem.

    This method is purely makeshift, but it will help answer the question.

    Mark off a 12" x 12" square and very carefully warm the area with a propane torch. Quickly brush the flame across the material, but don't let it warp.

    Do a test print in the 12 inch square to see if that made any difference.

    Here are several links that may prove helpful:




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