Environmental Concerns

With an ever-increasing spotlight on environmental issues in the Sign & Digital industry this article notes our thoughts and intended actions to address environmental concerns with regard to the products in our Portfolio. Have a read through this article, you may be surprised at how we are working to minimise our impact on the environment.

A Summary of Floor Slip Ratings

A summary of Slip Ratings for floor laminate products: DIN 51130 standard for shod feet, EN-13036 harmonised European standard & DIN 51097 for bare feet. Find out more about each standard in this short article.

Conspicuity Marking Requirements On Goods Vehicles: FTA Compliance Guide

When do you need to display reflective ‘conspicuity’ markings on your vehicle? This information provides details of the legislation regarding conspicuity markings and guidance on how to comply with the marking requirements including examples of various vehicle body types and designs. It has been produced for information purposes and is not intended to be a substitute for the full legislative details contained in UN ECE Regulations or the Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989.

Signage and Advertising – UK Guide to Planning Permissions

The rules and regulations relating to outdoor advertisements and signs are rather complicated, so we have put together some really useful information to help keep our customers within the required standards in England. We have included information on Temporary Notices, Professional Adverts and Signs for Business, and some essential links to the Government Planning Portal.

Solvent Printing: A Guide For Producing & Installing Wallpaper Prints

This guide offers advice on producing Solvent printed wallpapers, the best way to protect the Solvent prints and general tips on installing wallpaper. There is a video guide included describing the tools you will need and follows the full wallpaper installation process, including the design, preparation of the wall, and the joining of wallpaper edges so the design flows.

Key Stages For Digital Wallcovering Projects: Hints And Tips

A summary of the key stages in the survey, preparation, printing and fitting of digital wall covering graphics projects. Wall media comes in a variety of materials and media sizes, so as long as you do the neccesary checks and planning that these tips provide you don’t have to be restricted in the scope of your imagination!

Printing On Fabrics – Guidelines For Roland Solvent Printers

Printing on fabrics is not difficult, these guidelines will help you to get the best quality prints from your Roland Solvent printer. This information is based on our Roland VersaCAMM VS-640 and may differ from other Roland models. We offer advice on using Pinch Wheels, Edge Guards, using the Test Draw funtion, Feed Direction Calibration, and the use of Tension Bars where possible. Following these guidelines and using our profiles where available will help in achieving good printing results.

Product Testing

Being able to offer good technical support and advice on how to use our large range of media has always been an important part of our complete service.
Our dedicated print room team use the latest digital printers with Solvent, Latex, UV and water based inks, vinyl cutters, laminators and software to help customers to get the best out of our range of media. Find out more about how we test our products so we can offer our customers the very best advice!

Vehicle Wrapping – A Quick Guide

Knowing the tricks that make up the anatomy of a great car wrap are essential to ensure consistent quality on all vehicle wraps. From graphic design to vehicle preparation and having the necessary tools on hand, there is knowledge to gain that will make every applicator even better. The media you choose will also influence the speed and quality of your vinyl wrapping projects, we can offer advice on the best media and adhesive combinations for your particular projects.

Aqueous Inkjet Media: Printing, Laminating, Handling & Storage

We offer a few tips for correctly handling, printing & storing your Aqueous inkjet print media so that you can get the very best from every project. We include advice on laminating inkjet media and how to get the best results when producing pop-up and roll-up inkjet media – it’s simple but essential advice!