UV Coating: Helps you make money and increase sales
Apr04

UV Coating: Helps you make money and increase sales

Remember the days when the economy was really slow? There has been a slow progression, and most of us are getting back to business. Customers are starting to figure out how to best use printed material to market themselves. There is a convergence of digital and print. While one is on screens, the other still has merit.  Are you doing enough to continue to set yourself apart from your competition? Are you doing enough to make sure...

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Dry Erase UV Coating Fluid? Yes There Is
Mar14

Dry Erase UV Coating Fluid? Yes There Is

Looking for a UV Coating Fluid that can be used as a dry erase board? It is available. We have had a lot of people contact us looking for dry erase UV Coating fluid. Some our suppliers have said they are looking for it too. So, we decided to do a test on our own REVO Coating to see if could work as a dry erase board. To our surprise, it does work. REVO Gloss UV coating fluid can be used as a dry erase surface on any card stock...

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UV Coating Fluid Compatible with Ricoh Printers
Jan31

UV Coating Fluid Compatible with Ricoh Printers

UV Coating Fluid for Ricoh 7110 and Ricoh 9100 Printers Do you run either a Ricoh 7110 or Ricoh 9100 printer? Have you found it difficult to find the right UV Coating fluid compatible with its wax based output? You are not alone. There are a lot of printers searching for the right formula to cover their Ricoh prints. Like Konica-Minolta, the Ricoh printer outputs a wax-based toner. Waxey type toner requires special UV coating...

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UV Coating Fluid Flaking?
Jan17

UV Coating Fluid Flaking?

UV Coating Fluid Problems A standard issue with UV Coating jobs can be how the UV Coating fluid ends up on adhering to documents which can result in flaking. In other cases, the substrate can stick together after it comes out of the UV Coating machine because it is not cooling properly. To good news is there are a variety of solutions to fix these problems should they arise. 1. Lamp Output The most common cause of either flaking or...

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Low Odor UV Coating Fluid: It’s Real and Necessary
Oct19

Low Odor UV Coating Fluid: It’s Real and Necessary

Low Odor UV Coating Fluid? You are probably asking, “low odor UV coating fluid? Is there such a thing?” The answer is yes. We purchased a new UV Coating machine for our print shop. It came with a You are probably asking, “low odor UV coating fluid? Is there such a thing?” The answer is yes. We purchased a new UV Coating machine for our print shop. It came with a 5-gallon pail of UV Coating fluid. We ran a small job yesterday in our...

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Tec Lighting TruCoat 16” UV Coating Machine – Small Print Shop Machine
Sep21

Tec Lighting TruCoat 16” UV Coating Machine – Small Print Shop Machine

The UV Coating Machine is Growing Up UV Coating Machines have come a long way from 2008-2009. The manufacturers have made a lot of improvements to their machines. Maintenance is easier than previous models. Using either gloss or Matte UV Coating fluid is easier. Even UV Coating fluid can have scents added to minimize the small the IR lamp gives off. Tec Lighting is one of those manufacturers that has made improvements to their...

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