In this episode of Tech on the Road, Arlon technical solutions specialist, Matt Braswell, discusses the key differences between calendered and cast films and debunks industry myths concerning calendered products.
Nine new VersaSTUDIO BN-20A installation videos at the Roland TV page have just been released. Besides walking you through the entire installation process, these videos provide other BN-20A tips and
In this episode of Tech on the Road, Arlon senior technical solutions manager, Ritchie, shares vinyl hacks for how to deal with any leftover adhesive residue after a wrap removal.
Roland DG VersaWorks is now at version 6.12.2, and there is a list of the items that have been added or changed in the newest version. First, the Remaining Media
Roland DG’s Step & Repeat function in VersaWorks 6.0 is a timesaving feature. When you add a job, this useful tool enables you to Step & Repeat it, easily and
The most commonly asked question from customers who are new to the printing/cutting industry are related to the blade and cutter settings. Roland has a good Cutter Blade Reference Guide
So here we are once again, talking about the challenge of vinyl lifting out of channels and recessed areas. What we really need is a ‘Deep Channel Hack’! We often
Beginner’s Guide Sign and Graphics Installation Arlon features a lot of different installation techniques, tips, and tricks on Arlon’s WrapItRight, and at a glance, it might seem hard to get started.
The most recent VersaWorks update to version 6.12 has added a few new features that you may find useful. First is connectivity to the Roland DG Connect application. You can
Every Roland DG TrueVIS printer has a unique display warning message system that tells you when it’s time to perform maintenance and replace consumable parts, like head wipers, etc. When
Written by Jim Hingst, Former Nekoosa Team Member Have you ever seen silvery specs in a laminated print? This defect is called silvering. It’s caused when tiny air bubbles are
PDAA and Arlon Vehicle and Fleet Training and Certification is designed to train installers on the best practices for fleet and commercial vehicle wrapping. Our goal is to help you
A newer function within VersaWorks 6 is the “Cut & Print” operation mode. In a normal integrated print/cut workflow, contour cutting is typically performed after printing. While this order of
One of the more frequently asked questions is, “How do you upload an Arlon profile onto the RIP software?” It’s very simple, and it only takes a few steps. Download
Stretching a digital canvas print is made easy with this how to video from Sihl. SHOP SIHL CANVAS DIGITAL
The TR2 upgrade process is pretty smooth for most users, but occasionally, VersaWorks does not register the new ink configuration after the correct process procedures have been followed. This is
Cut Studio Plugin for Adobe Illustrator CC (2021) 25.0 Now Available The Roland Cut Studio Program is one of the most popular downloads for Roland DG. It gives users the
The new VG2 series printer/cutters are loaded with over 40 new features that the previous VG models didn’t offer. While a lot of the upgrades (like the automated pinch roller
When choosing where to install a floor graphic, finding the perfect spot where the flooring surface is in good repair, and well bonded to the structural surface is the first
Many sign makers will tell you that it’s not uncommon for one of their customers to make an error during the cleaning process of their graphics. For this reason they
To avoid problems with vinyl or any other pressure-sensitive material, carefully read the vinyl manufacturer’s technical data sheet. Product bulletins will usually contain all of the information you need, including
The Color Management Properties section of VersaWorks 6 can be a bit of a mystery to a lot of users. Too often, this section is ignored by users who are
The hinge installation method is a tried and true installation method for any vinyl graphic decal application to just about any compatible surface type. There are several different hinge installation
A CHEAT SHEET FOR COMMONLY USED PRINTING TERMS If you’re just starting out in print, bought your first Roland DGA device, or you’re just interested to learn more about common
The following videos will take you step-by-step through these essential functions to help you optimize your large format print production.