AlumiGraphics Application Gallery:
Innovation, intrigue, and uniqueness all come to mind when individuals in the wide format printing industry first learn of AlumiGraphics – a pliable aluminum foil with a white finish that accepts solvent, eco-solvent, latex and UV inks. The result is a highly conformable and durable media that make it superior to vinyl and other substrates.
AlumiGraphics offers two print surfaces, AlumiGraphics Grip, ideal for asphalt, brick, and concrete and AlumiGraphics Smooth, ideal for exterior brick, stucco, and cement walls.
AlumiGraphics has quickly gained the attention of others in the wide format print industry. AlumiGraphics® GRIP received the award Product of the Year at the 2013 SGIA Expo in the Media for Digital Inkjet Film category. It was chosen out of over 100 entries in 21 categories – proving the hype is well deserved.
Pretty Pool Covers (www.prettypoolcovers.com), located in Sag Harbor, NY is a startup company that specializes in custom pool printed covers featuring a variety of unique illustions. According to their website, Pretty Pool Covers started after “Dreading the closing of our pool once again we hunted for an alternative to our patchwork green safety cover.”
With help from Merritt Graphics (www.merrittgraphics.com), a print shop located in East Hartford, Connecticut, Pretty Pool Covers creates unique mesh pool covers that are sure to give customers an uplifting alternative to the typical bland green, blue or grey covers that protect the pool during the winter months. Merritt Graphics prints the pool covers on a Matan Barak 8Q UV printer using Ultra Flex 70/30 mesh banner material.
Summer is here, so its the perfect time to take a look at some inspiring outdoor graphics. These vehicle wraps, wall wraps, window graphics and street graphics should get you in the mood for summer in no time!
Watch a complete floor graphic install from start to finish:
Vinyl Floor Graphic Install Tips:
*If possible, consult a professional installer*
- Lay out graphic before your install
- Start with a smooth surface – clean the floor, grind down seems with a concrete grinder, fill and level divots in floor
- Preregister seems with masking tape in order to keep it from moving as the seem is double-cut
- Make sure graphic is cut straight and print cut lines onto the graphic
In recent years, large format digital printing has found its place in the world of architectural and interior design. Artists and interior designers are using wall murals, floor graphics, and window graphics to create amazing interior and exterior spaces.
Below are several examples of interior and exterior spaces that have incorporated large format graphics and offer major visual impact.
Printable floor media is making a run in the wide format printing industry. Floor graphics are becoming a popular request at design studios and printing facilities because of the impact they can have – whether a retail setting, public exhibit, home, or used for environmental design, they can provide endless possibilities.
For an interesting look inside floor graphics in the large format printing industry read, Under Your Feet
See a complete “Pin Board” of floor graphics by clicking below.
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Now that the 2014 Winter Olympics are in full action, it seems appropriate to take a look at some of the large format graphics that can be found near the events taking place in Sochi, Russia.
Award-winning floor graphic material
AlumiGraphics® GRIP is an amazing product that naturally molds to the desired surface (rough or smooth) without heat. It is designed for outdoor and indoor graphics applications including sidewalks and exterior walls such as sealed and unsealed concrete, asphalt, brick, tile, terrazzo, marble, and vinyl flooring.
AlumiGraphics® GRIP was the Product of the Year at the 2013 SGIA Expo in the Media for Digital Inkjet Film category. This product was chosen out of over 100 entries in 21 categories. The competition recognized the latest equipment and supplies that are advancing the specialty imaging industry.
AlumiGraphics® is an innovative new substrate for wide-format printers made of pliable aluminum foil and featured a textured white finish. This media accepts solvent, eco-solvent, latex and UV inks. It is durable, and perfect for outdoor applications. It naturally molds without heat to rough or smooth textured surfaces and no over laminate is required.
To order AlumiGraphics® GRIP, call 860 265 3388
Floor graphics can serve a wide variety of purposes. They are used in advertising and are incorporated into architectural design to transform environments. New and innovative highly conformable printable floor media can be applied to high traffic sidewalks, asphalt surfaces, garage floors, cement, and brick – making the possibilities almost limitless.