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Fri Aug 07, 2009 9:50 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Printing c m y k

Replies: 18

Views: 4586

CMYK Issues

Hi, don't know if you've solved your problem yet Colour replacement is probably what you need. I'm not sure on Wasatch if you have this facility. If i have a tricky colour i export it to my rip and click on the colour replacement tab. This brings in the input colour that you exported as. I then can ...

Fri Nov 07, 2008 5:22 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: Fluorescent natural lighting

Replies: 7

Views: 2415

Hey thanks for that Glenn, i will start my investigation based on your info

Cheers Mate

Fri Nov 07, 2008 4:59 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: Fluorescent natural lighting

Replies: 7

Views: 2415

What is a colour matching booth?

Fri Nov 07, 2008 4:58 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: Fluorescent natural lighting

Replies: 7

Views: 2415

Hi Glenn
I haven't tried anything yet. Whats the make of the fluorescents that you have?

Fri Nov 07, 2008 4:57 pm

Forum: Mimaki Printers

Topic: can anyone advise why i dont get solid prints with JV3?

Replies: 14

Views: 4267

I don't know if you have solved the problem but i have had the same problem on my JV3 160 SP running through Raster rip 2. We was getting a cloudy sort of effect quite badly, on the colour adjustment tab in the rip i decreased it to -15. It was mentioned that it could be laying down too much ink by ...

Fri Nov 07, 2008 4:47 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: Fluorescent natural lighting

Replies: 7

Views: 2415

Fluorescent natural lighting

Hi Guys, can anyone suggest a fluorescent tube that gives off a natural light? I do a lot of colour matching in a fluorescent lit print shop and find that the colours i create look totally different under natural daylight. It would help if i can get some tubes to make it at least a bit easier and wi...

Fri Nov 07, 2008 4:10 pm

Forum: Corel Software

Topic: can anyone help with grey colours & corel please?

Replies: 1

Views: 630

can anyone help with grey colours & corel please?

Hi Guys, i don't know if many of you are printing through corel. I'm creating eps files through Corel X3. I'm trying to get a grey which is a true mix from black to white without the influence of blue or magenta

Does anyone have the same problem

Fri Nov 07, 2008 4:03 pm

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: Pantone to nearest colour vinyl help please

Replies: 4

Views: 762

What are you after? A CMYK reference to match PMS233?

Fri Nov 07, 2008 3:44 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Laminating advice

Replies: 4

Views: 1156

The easy thing is applying it on a laminator, the hard bit is getting it to match up spot on. Done it by machine and hand and would say that applying by hand has a better success rate!

Why take the risk and have to reprint again!

Tue Jul 29, 2008 1:34 pm

Forum: Ink Topics

Topic: solvent or eco solvent?

Replies: 20

Views: 3441

The point i was making was that Solvent is a lot more resistant to scratching. I agree if you wanted to scratch it you could but not as easily

Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:54 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Mini Roof Recommendation

Replies: 2

Views: 857

Hi Peter, the roof is currently white but wants to be grey. It would be easier if he wanted the white background with the red & blue but its not to be. So i was thinking of conforming grey macfleet background first, then stripes...is that maybe how you would do it?

Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:32 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Mini Roof Recommendation

Replies: 2

Views: 857

Mini Roof Recommendation

Hi Folks, can anyone give me a bit of an idea whats best to do. I 've got a mini roof to do and am toying between the idea of printing or vinyl. Its a greyscale union jack. But trying to match up greys is a bit of a nightmare for me, so do i go down the road of using grey Macfleet vinyl for the back...

Tue Jul 22, 2008 8:12 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Laminator Problems

Replies: 6

Views: 1639

Hey you Guys, thanks for all of the replies..very helpful. I will go away and try all of these possibilities

regards
Marshy

Mon Jul 21, 2008 4:57 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Laminator Problems

Replies: 6

Views: 1639

cheers for the reply Steve, i figured it would be something to do with the resistance but as you say its a fine adjustment. Maybe i'm being too heavy on the adjustment. I think i will give it another trial and error effort

Mon Jul 21, 2008 2:10 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Laminator Problems

Replies: 6

Views: 1639

Laminator Problems

Hi Guys I'm having a problem with my laminator. Wondering if anyone else has the same problem. I load the machine with the laminate and put the rollers down. The laminate is flat and crease free at this point. When i start feeding the print through creases start appearing as the laminate is pulled o...

Fri Jul 04, 2008 2:35 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Huge problems with my JV33... Help :(

Replies: 4

Views: 1154

Hi just wondered if you still have the problem. I had a similar problem with my JV3 and still do on some colours. I now print uni directional on 8 pass or sometimes 4 pass and the blues seem to like it a lot more. Did you print the images shown on uni or bi?

Fri Jul 04, 2008 2:08 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Starting from scratch - printer advice rqd.

Replies: 13

Views: 2136

Heads

Hey Splatt, just bear in mind that the JV33 head is not time tested so to speak and that is one big head to replace if it goes down unlike other printers with 4 heads

Fri Jul 04, 2008 1:58 pm

Forum: Ink Topics

Topic: solvent or eco solvent?

Replies: 20

Views: 3441

I agree with Shane, full solvent on banners for example are far more scratch resistant

Fri Jul 04, 2008 1:54 pm

Forum: Mimaki Printers

Topic: can anyone advise on the JV33 please is it any good?

Replies: 15

Views: 4012

JV33

I currently have a new JV3 160SP. I bought it as a bundle including a 160fx plotter for either normal plotting vinyl work or print & cut. I have found it pretty good and have had no probs with it. I was going to buy a JV33 but because its in its early stages i didn't bother, i've been bitten bef...

Fri Jun 20, 2008 1:25 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Cool Grey 10c

Replies: 8

Views: 1793

Tim, How close do you get with yours?

Fri Jun 20, 2008 1:24 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Cool Grey 10c

Replies: 8

Views: 1793

the problem i have though is i find the corel palette not very accurate especially where spot colours are concerned. Anything i try it doesn't seem to be very near. whether it is my rip i don't know. If anyone is using the same set up as me it would be nice to know what colour they achieve. I am cur...

Fri Jun 20, 2008 12:42 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Cool Grey 10c

Replies: 8

Views: 1793

i have the 4 colour process euro guide and it says that the mix is 73% black. Am i right in using this guide?

Fri Jun 20, 2008 9:52 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: One way vision Material

Replies: 5

Views: 1047

I've used loads of times unlaminated on vehicle windows and is still ok as long as they don't use solvent or t cut ( not that you would on the print ) Also with the holes in the one way vision i think makes it easier to apply and somewhat "conformable"

Fri Jun 20, 2008 9:49 am

Forum: Ink Topics

Topic: JV3 Ink Cartridges use by dates

Replies: 5

Views: 956

I was the same, i had 2 carts that were out of date and the machine was telling me so but they still lasted till the end

Fri Jun 20, 2008 9:01 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Cool Grey 10c

Replies: 8

Views: 1793

Cool Grey 10c

Hi Guys, can anyone tell me how to print a true grey without any influence of magenta. Any shade i try to print you can see it in there. I've tried exporting in RGB, CMYK and also desaturating through Corel

Tue Apr 08, 2008 11:57 am

Forum: Ink Topics

Topic: can anyone give me any contacts for SS2 ink for the JV3?

Replies: 7

Views: 1929

Cheers guys. I'll try them and see what they come up with

Tue Apr 08, 2008 10:47 am

Forum: Ink Topics

Topic: can anyone give me any contacts for SS2 ink for the JV3?

Replies: 7

Views: 1929

can anyone give me any contacts for SS2 ink for the JV3?

Hi Guys, can anyone give me any contacts for SS2 ink for the JV3. I buy locally but they aren't stocking any more.

Fri Apr 04, 2008 9:18 am

Forum: Mimaki Printers

Topic: can anyone adise with problem & Mimaki JV3-160?

Replies: 18

Views: 7530

Hey Drewski, are you still having the same problem with your JV3?

Wed Mar 08, 2006 3:00 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Media wrinkling/skewing rockhopper 2k+

Replies: 3

Views: 970

Hi, i use a rockhopper 2 and had the same problem but only on wide rolls such as 1600mm wide, especially on banner material. The problem with mine was the stainless steel at the back where the roll feeds on to was all warped. It wasn't really noticable until i looked at the media clamps from the fro...

Tue Dec 20, 2005 3:42 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: help with laminating

Replies: 18

Views: 3798

Yeh, we feel a bit let down by our laminator aswell. I had to make a few modifications to it to make it run better. As far as cleaning the prints down with an anti static product first is something i haven't tried due to using eco-solvent ink which can scratch or mark easier. I generally find that t...

Tue Dec 20, 2005 9:19 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: help with laminating

Replies: 18

Views: 3798

Sorry i forgot to mention the dust particles. Prior to the print going through i use a tack cloth/rag which you use in the paint industry for pre-painting. I just wipe the print as it goes through end to end and it should keep the dust down. You mentioned that you have a cold laminator, you would de...

Tue Dec 20, 2005 9:15 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: help with laminating

Replies: 18

Views: 3798

Hi Paul, what i now do is use a 3mm foamex to feed the beginning of the laminate into the rollers as normal until it pops out the other end and then stop it. Without the backing paper you will now have the laminate touching the rollers, in effect stuck to the roller. At this point you can feed your ...

Tue Dec 13, 2005 10:49 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: help with laminating

Replies: 18

Views: 3798

I don't know if you have sorted your lamination problem yet but we had the same problem with Hexis, On our Mactac Laminator there is a backing paper which runs underneath the print to stop it sticking to the rollers, this was creasing first thus making the print crease, so we now don't use the backi...

Tue Dec 13, 2005 10:05 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Help Please

Replies: 2

Views: 1023

rockhopper help

Hi Dave, your the other person that bought a rockhopper are you!! We have a rockhopper 2 eco-solvent printer which is supposed to be a descendant of the rockhopper 1 but i think it is the same machine with a different badge. anyway we have encountered masses of problems with our machine, but that ma...

Mon Dec 12, 2005 10:53 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: eye one spectrophoto meter?

Replies: 6

Views: 1429

eye one spectrophoto meter?

Has anyone ever found that they have needed an eyeone meter to linearize their machine. Apparently this is a really cool bit of kit which can give you true colours in LAB values to give more accurate results. If so where did you purchase it and how much.

Thu Sep 08, 2005 7:36 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Glue for locators

Replies: 10

Views: 1235

Unfortunately i haven't found that pipe cement is of any use bonding acrylic, i use tensol 12 or 70 for that, although i've found that if you mix tensol 12 and pipe cement it is a good combination for glueing foamex to acrylic

Wed Sep 07, 2005 2:10 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Glue for locators

Replies: 10

Views: 1235

you can buy pvc pipe cement in small tins but we buy the big 5 litre tins which proves more cost effective and lasts for months

Wed Sep 07, 2005 1:54 pm

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: Glue for locators

Replies: 10

Views: 1235

I've used pipe cement for years with great success. Awell known product is durapipe

Marshy

Wed Sep 07, 2005 9:22 am

Forum: CNC Router / Engrave

Topic: can the ar600 cnc router with artpath run on xp?

Replies: 3

Views: 1941

can the ar600 cnc router with artpath run on xp?

Hi everyone, after some help if anyone can. We are currently using AR600 CNC Router with Artpath as the software. Our system is on Windows 98 but we want to upgrade to XP, does anyone know if Artpath can run on this system or if there are any issues.

cheers

Marshy

Mon Feb 07, 2005 9:02 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Attention all Rockhopper 2 owners

Replies: 15

Views: 3115

Long John thanks for your input! sorry to hear about your probs mate I've had a similar problem with the density of colours aswell including red. But since i invested in pre-flight i can produce my own profiles and make the colours as rich as i want on a vector basis, although i'm still suffering wi...

Mon Nov 22, 2004 8:39 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Investing in better printer.Which one to get ?

Replies: 7

Views: 1416

cheers for all the replys, thats a massive help

thanks

Andy

Fri Nov 19, 2004 11:35 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Investing in better printer.Which one to get ?

Replies: 7

Views: 1416

hi Chris the probs we are having are mainly printing bitmap images. We are getting a lot of "burnt effect" around shaded areas, which we know will be the profile, due to maybe the colour curve that will need altering in the preflight to try and blend graduation from dark to light. Its more obvious w...

Thu Nov 18, 2004 6:13 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Investing in better printer.Which one to get ?

Replies: 7

Views: 1416

Investing in better printer.Which one to get ?

Right guys, i need your help on this one. I am currently printing on a rockhopper2 with onyx rip at the moment and we are thinking of buying a second printer. Because of the problems with the rockplopper we are looking for something different, something which will really make a difference. So any fe...

Thu Nov 18, 2004 11:43 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Mug Shots Please!

Replies: 263

Views: 50160

sorry Rob, i've lost all of my pictures...my hard drive died on me. I'll dig them out again and send.

Wed Nov 10, 2004 8:02 am

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: contact details please for vac-formed panels?

Replies: 3

Views: 2805

cheers Neon.............................

Tue Nov 09, 2004 12:39 pm

Forum: Neon, LED, Lighting

Topic: contact details please for vac-formed panels?

Replies: 3

Views: 2805

contact details please for vac-formed panels?

Can anybody give me any contacts for vac-forming companies that can produce panels

Mon Nov 08, 2004 8:54 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Attention all Rockhopper 2 owners

Replies: 15

Views: 3115

We have started using Hexis as our main white vinyl for printing on as we have found that it has good results with our profile and is quite versatile with a couple of others, and which also is white backed so we can use it for illumination. Another media we use is 5929pm from Andersons, which was pr...

Fri Nov 05, 2004 11:34 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Attention all Rockhopper 2 owners

Replies: 15

Views: 3115

WHERE DO I START!! Apart from all of the new parts we have had fitted in the first year and the poor printing quality from the profiles... its been ok. We've found that printing vector files are pretty spot on, created on Corel. But when we come to print bitmap images we get like a "burnt" effect on...

Fri Nov 05, 2004 9:09 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Attention all Rockhopper 2 owners

Replies: 15

Views: 3115

Attention all Rockhopper 2 owners

If any of you guys out there have a rockhopper let me know, as we are experiencing some problems which you may have come across

Thu Oct 14, 2004 11:59 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: WANTED-High res image

Replies: 3

Views: 506

WANTED-High res image

Can anybody help me in my plight to purchase a red admiral butterfly image. I've found a few but to avoid paying stupid money for a pretty moth picture i'd rather not. The image needs to be a full on picture with spanned wings, high res needed. "I've got 50 sheckles burning a hole in my backpocket" ...

Wed Oct 13, 2004 11:43 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Mug Shots Please!

Replies: 263

Views: 50160

Hey John

your not missing much, it hasn't changed a bit!!

Wed Oct 13, 2004 11:20 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Mug Shots Please!

Replies: 263

Views: 50160

mugshot!!

Hey Rob, did you get my mugshot i sent to you?

Wed Oct 13, 2004 9:47 am

Forum: Adobe Software

Topic: which programme does everyone use to create vectors?

Replies: 2

Views: 1445

which programme does everyone use to create vectors?

Can anyone out there tell me which they prefer to create vector based graphics for printing. I am using Corel 10, exporting to Onyx production house rip software, and printing on a Mutoh Rockhopper2. I am finding that gradients and shading doesn't seem to print properly giving either graduation mark...

Mon Oct 11, 2004 5:05 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: job vacancy

Replies: 2

Views: 592

job vacancy

Is there anybody out there interested in a vinyl cutting and application job in Hull. To start immediately. If interested post me a reply with your experience etc.

cheers guys( or girls of course)

Fri Oct 08, 2004 9:02 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: COREL 10 CRASHING

Replies: 3

Views: 401

Cheers for that advice Brushman!!!!!!!!

Thu Oct 07, 2004 5:09 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: COREL 10 CRASHING

Replies: 3

Views: 401

COREL 10 CRASHING

Does anyone have problems with Corel 10 crashing all of the time

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