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Relieve Como se Debe – Efectos Inspiradores de Tintas UV

Hubo una época en la que el grabado en relieve significaba crear una estampa troquelada para una máquina de impresión tipográfica que imprima el diseño en un sustrato de papel. Hay definitivamente una audiencia para estas técnicas tradicionales; sin embargo, con las tecnologías digitales UV de Roland DG, el arte de agregar texturas y efectos de relieve a todo tipo de materiales y superficies jamás ha sido tan sencillo o impactante.

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Cómo Obtener el Gris Perfecto

Uno de los desafíos que muchos clientes enfrentan regularmente es la impresión de imágenes con grises neutrales. Tenemos que admitir que el gris es uno de los colores más difíciles de lograr ya que usa los cuatro colores de la impresora, y éstos tienen que estar perfectamente balanceados. Cualquier variación en la cantidad de tinta puede modificar el color. Aquí algunos consejos para ayudarle a lograr aquel gris perfecto.

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Making Money with Metallic Printing

We recently conducted a survey of our users who have “metallic capable” devices from our lineup, and we found some amazing nuggets I’d like to share. The survey was sent to 500+ users, with a 29% response rate, enough that the results are statistically significant. For starters, 61% of those units are set up to run our metallic Eco Sol Max inks.

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Acrylic Graphics are Making us Grey

So we were preparing for a show the other day – the Dieline Conference. Our creative team came up with a great design for our booth and Bryan in our service bureau went to work creating it. The design required a second-surface image on clear acrylic. The chosen tool for the job? The VersaUV LEJ-640 flatbed/roll to roll hybrid printer of course. Only one problem. Our VersaUV was out on the road at a few tradeshows. Second choice? Print to high gloss paper and apply it facedown (2nd surface) to the acrylic using an extremely thin, double-sided adhesive, optically clear laminate. Piece of cake!

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Monday Moanin'

What’s with all the economists making predictions lately? I suppose that’s what economists are paid to do, but on any given day we can read that the economy is heading into another recession, or that the economy is slowly improving, or some combination of the two. Come on, can’t we all just get along?

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