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Post Tue Nov 17, 2009 12:33 pm

Curtain sider vinyls?

Hi!
I've been asked to apply graphics to a curtain sider.
Some of it to be a printed tone on my roland.
Can the print be protected by laminate of sealed with a spray?

What medium should I use for this job?

Help/advise very welcome.

Philip
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Post Tue Nov 17, 2009 12:46 pm

Re: Curtain sider vinyls?

I'm sure Spandex do a material for this but be prepared to pay a hefty price.
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Post Tue Nov 17, 2009 6:51 pm

APA Truck vinyl, it works trust me !!!
Unit 10 Capital Industrial Estate, Crabtree Manorway South, Belvedere, Kent, DA17 6BJ, UK

AH just read again not sure on printed but worth a call Rich (slow down)
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Post Tue Nov 17, 2009 9:57 pm

Richard Urquhart wrote:AH just read again not sure on printed but worth a call Rich (slow down)

We printed some APA about four years ago. I can't remember what laminate we put on it though.

Still looked good the last I saw it. :D
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Post Wed Nov 18, 2009 9:29 am

Thanks guys!
Great job once again.
I've contacted James from APASPA in England somewhere & have placed an order.
Thanks again.

PS. When printing on the APA truck vinyl can it be laminated or sealed somehow?

Philip
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Post Wed Nov 18, 2009 9:35 am

Philip Houston wrote:When printing on the APA truck vinyl can it be laminated or sealed somehow?

Sorry, didn't I make it clear?

Yes, you can laminate and, in fact, I think it is compulsory because trucks get wiped down trees and all sorts of abuse, so a bare print won't last very long at all.

I can't remember exactly which laminate we used, but it will have been an ordinary calendered Avery or MacTac one, whatever we were using at the time. That's ok because although you need truck vinyl to stick to the curtain, the laminate is going onto the print vinyl (well, the ink actually) so an ordinary laminate will work.

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