Volume 16, Issue 5 - September/October 2012


Creative with Color
New color choices for the Scotchprint Wrap Film Series 1080 has been introduced by 3M Commercial Graphics. The addition of matte pink, matte orange, matte blue metallic, gloss red metallic and satin black bring the available color options to 39 including carbon fiber, brushed metal textures, matte and high gloss. According to the company, the 1080 series is a removable cast film for vehicle detailing, decoration and full wraps.

Accessory to Printing
Roland DGA Corp., has added new accessories to its line of inkjet printers in conjunction with X-Rite. The new accessories, i1Basic Pro 2 and i1Publish Pro 2, are compatible with Rolandís wide-format printers and printer/cutters. i1Basic Pro 2 calibrates monitors to display accurate digital color while linearizing printers for consistent output. The company is also releasing other accessories including a new line of anti-static kits from TAKK for use with Roland 54-, 64- or 74-inch printer or printer/cutter and a Benes dryer line is now available for customers who purchase a VersaCAMM VS inkjet printer/cutter with a double white ink configuration.

All the Rage
Johnson Window Films has launched a new automotive film line, Rage. The recently released film is a two-ply 1.5 mil film with one dyed and one clear layer of polyester. According to the company, the film is signal safe with up to 42 percent heat rejection, 93 percent glare reduction and 99 percent or more UV eliminating. The film is available in VLTs of 50, 43, 35, 20, 15 and 5.

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