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Digital Academy Introduction to the Large Format Market, Printers & Applications Workshop
Digital Academy Introduction to the Large Format Market, Printers & Applications Workshop
When and Where

6 February 2018 - 10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy

Gateway House
Interlink Way West
Coalville
Leicestershire
LE67 1LE

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For more information please contact:
Dawn Reid
Dawn Reid
07801 981 325
Information

Commercial printers and Office Products Dealers new to the Large Format market, as well as new employees of existing Large Format printers and all colleagues from a non-production environment.

Course Syllabus

Introduction to large format market

The printing process

  • Design & Preparation
  • Ripping
  • Printing
  • Finishing

Printer Types - over view of the different machines, costs, strengths / weakness, type of job, materials to available to print on for:-

  • Aqueous (water based) machines
  • Solvent machines
  • UV ink machines
  • Latex machines
  • Flat bed / roll feed, print and cut machines

Tools

  • What tools will you need and what are they used for.
  • Hand finishing tools
  • Laminators
  • Cutter/trimmers

Hands on demonstrations of:-

  • How to print and then finish a banner - trimming - hemming - eyeleting
  • How to print a canvas and then mount it - trimming - frames - stretching - fixing
  • How to print and install a pop up/roller banner - trimming - base units - fixing
  • How to mount prints on boards - basic vinyl application
  • How to mount prints on glass

 

 

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