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Blue Backing Decal Paper
Most of my customers use Roland VS300i eco-solvent printer with my blue backing roll paper (eco-solvent). The solvent printing is:
- Pros – Better printing quality and cost effective when you print often and large volume
- Cons – Large initial investment (possibly $15K+) and printer head gets blocked if not used often
Roland model: VS300i
The standard-profil [Max3] Generic Clear Film [MT]
High Quality, W->CMYKLcLmMt
(without metallic there is another profile without [MT])
Uni-Directional (or Bi-Directional)
Heater and Dryer on 45°C (maximum)
Slow printing is needed for the White ink to dry, so better use Uni-Directional.
This profile was taken from the Roland US Website.
We are not capable of printing those type of decals but I would recommend one of my customers who can print that type. We are a supplier of blank decal paper. Please contact www.decalspecialists.com.au They will be able to help you.
Yes we can if it is a white mono colour design. You need to make your design in black and then we convert black to white. All the detail information available from https://drdecalmrhyde.com.au/shop/white-colour-printing-blue-backing-a4-size/
The blue backing waterslide decal paper has a clear decal film layer and blue colour backing paper which enables white designs to be visible. If you print white designs on white colour backing paper, it becomes very hard to see the printed white designs.
One of popular printers are Roland VS300i / Mimaki CJV300.
I would like to purchase some waterslide paper for my fishing rod decals. I have an Alps printer. Can you tell me the correct waterslide paper to use please?
If you need to print white colour designs, https://drdecalmrhyde.com.au/shop/blue-backing-laser-waterslide-decal-paper/
I use an ALPS MD5000 for printing decals for custom fishing rods some have a very fine diameter. I use mainly gold and silver foil sometimes white . Which one of your waterslide papers would you recommend?
I’d recommend our blue backing waterslide decal paper which is very popular with fishing rod maker customers https://drdecalmrhyde.com.au/shop/blue-backing-laser-waterslide-decal-paper/
We have quite a few customers using our eco-solvent blue backing decal paper and most of them have Roland and Mimaki printers. It works well with your model and the most popular Roland model with my customers is VS300i.
There are 3 versions of the eco solvent inks that Roland makes. What version are your customers using with the versa 300i and your paper?
Here are some tips from one of my regular customers:
‘I used to use ECOSOL MAX2 ink with my Roland printer, but moved to other compatible brand. The two brands I use are STS and Bordeaux, good quality and same color results as the genuine Roland ink’
I have an ALPS MD 1000 printer that I use to print waterslide decals to go on fishing rods. These decals are coated post application with an epoxy finish. Is the Laser printer super thin waterslide paper suitable for this application?
I would recommend you our super thin blue backing waterslide decal paper https://drdecalmrhyde.com.au/shop/super-thin-blue-backing-waterslide-decal-paper-8mic-laser-printers/
Hoever, the standard blue backing waterslide decal paper is also popular for fishing rods https://drdecalmrhyde.com.au/shop/blue-backing-laser-waterslide-decal-paper/
My OKI white toner printer prints normal colours first then prints white last on top. Can I print white first then other colours on top?
You need a RIP software (i.e. CADLink Digital Factory RIP) to print white first. Normally the standard OKI printer prints white last because it is designed to print heat transfer for t-shirts. For waterslide decals, you have to print white first then other colours on top which requires a RIP software to override the OKI printer driver