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The Evolution of Ink

By Sytech Supplies | 20 Mar 18

Printing systems have continued to develop as new printing methods that adapt to different materials have become popular over the last few decades. These advancements have also led to the evolution of printing inks for the variety of printing systems that have become available. Solvent inks were introduced to the market with solvent inkjet printers.…

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The Evolution of Ink

By Sytech Supplies | Mar 20, 2018

Printing systems have continued to develop as new printing methods that adapt to different materials have become popular over the last few decades. These advancements have also led to the evolution of printing inks for the variety of printing systems that have become available. Solvent inks were introduced to the market with solvent inkjet printers.…

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Signage that won’t break your bank

By Sytech Supplies | Mar 20, 2018

It’s no secret how expensive putting up signage can be. From the actual printing process, the type of material used for your sign to the actual labour of putting up the sign, it can all be quite costly in the end. But, there are better and more cost-effective sign variations that won’t leave your pockets…

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What determines the durability of PVC (vinyl) films?

By Sytech Supplies | Feb 20, 2018

PVC film, also known as vinyl film, is one the most popular materials used for signage printing. It’s no secret how expensive putting up signage can be, hence the importance of making sure that your signage truly stands the test of time. The durability of PVC films is particularly why this material is so common;…

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Cutting down the Cutter

By Sytech Supplies | Feb 20, 2018

Cutting specific shapes onto vinyl is a big part of sign making. Vinyl cutting plotters come in a variety of sizes and functions, and knowing which vinyl cutter is suited to your needs is an essential part of the purchasing process. Here are a few important questions to ask yourself before you make your purchase:…

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What should one consider when buying a large format printer?

By Sytech Supplies | Dec 18, 2017

Before purchasing a wide format printer, there are a number of factors to take into consideration that will affect your purchase. Taking these into account can make your purchase process less complex and save you some money as well. Costs The real costs of purchasing a large format printer transcend the initial purchase of the…

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What are the different types of large format printers available?

By Sytech Supplies | Dec 14, 2017

Large format printers are the most commonly used commercial printers in the signage industry. Before purchasing a large format printer, it’s important to know which type of printer is the best for the type of job you need to do. The three main types of large format printers are: Eco-Solvent Inkjet Printers are perfect for…

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Aluminium Composite Material for your Signage

By Sytech Supplies | Nov 23, 2017

Signage materials aren’t always limited to vinyl film. Aluminium Composite Material (also known as ACM) is a sheet that is made of two thin layers of aluminium that is bonded on either side of a polyethylene core. The sheet comes in many different thickness sizes, suited for the needs of your application.ACM sheets are commonly…

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How to outgas like a pro

By Sytech Supplies | Nov 23, 2017

Have you ever had your digital print form bubbles under the laminate or have the colour not come out as accurately as you need it to be? That’s probably because you didn’t let the gas evaporate from the ink in your digital print. Outgassing is an important step in the printing process and can have…

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The most outrageous vehicle wraps!

By Sytech Supplies | Aug 8, 2017

Creativity comes in all shapes and forms. Advancements in technology continue to push these boundaries. Car wraps used to just be about customising your vehicle for your company. Today, the vehicle wrapping business is at a whole new level. We’ve found 5 of the most outrageous car wrap designs that we’ve ever seen: 1. An…

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