If you work in the graphics industry, you’ll know how important colour accuracy is to customer satisfaction. But accurately matching colours to previous print runs, customer expectations, or how colours appear on screen is fraught with difficulties.
In this article, we take a closer look at the importance of getting colours right, linearization, ICC profiling and colour matching.
The quality and consistency of third-party inks has undoubtedly improved in recent years. Used in place of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) inks, these chemistries can achieve impressive results for many wide format applications at a lower up-front price.
Temporary retail signage, POP promotional displays, sale signs and banners are all projects that may only be in place for a short time but need to be extra eye-catching to drive footfall. Social distancing and safety signs, too, need to attract attention – they're not doing their job otherwise.
Whether you’re launching a new personalisation business, want to add value to existing product lines, or are a manufacturer looking to increase efficiency by bringing production in-house, combining two technologies such as UV printing and laser engraving can open up a new world of creative possibilities for your business.
At Roland DG, we often have customers ask how they can best dispose of their waste ink, and used ink cartridges or pouches. It is important that ink cartridges and discharged ink is recycled and disposed of thoughtfully, to be environmentally responsible and to reduce our impact on the environment.
If you’re just starting out in print, bought your first Roland DG device, or you’re just interested to learn more about common print terms, this cheat sheet is for you. It will allow you to identify and help you get familiar with the commonly used terms that print professionals use.