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March '20

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7 8 • M A R C H 2 0 2 0 • S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S Product Review M A R C H 2 0 2 0 Laser Decorator Roland DGA, Irvine, California, introduces the DGSHAPE LD-300 laser decorator—a larger, more robust version of the company's LD-80, the world's first laser dec- orator, which was introduced in March of 2018. In addition to fea- turing all the impressive capabili- ties of its predecessor, the next- generation LD-300 boasts an expanded 12" x 9" workspace that allows for precision foil decoration on larger three-dimensional items, plus the ability to imprint directly onto natural leather. The LD-300's workspace makes it easy to decorate objects up to 1.9" thick with a variety of metallic and holo- graphic foils. For larger items, the bed easily can be removed, allowing the LD-300 to accommodate handbags, product packaging, and other objects up to 11.8" in size. Compared to traditional hot-foil stamping methods and laser engraving technology, the LD-300 is less complicated, cleaner and safer to use. For information, visit www.rolanddga.com. See Our Ad On Page 1 Home Décor Fabrics Top Value Fabrics, Carmel, Indiana, announces its new collection of Home Decor fabrics. Ranging from silky chiffon to vegan leather, this collection of 100% polyester fabrics continues TVF's promise to take your products, and your business, to the next level. Modern Polyester has improved leaps and bounds and is now a higher-grade fiber. Technological advances have dra- matically improved the feel, drape, and look of polyesters so it blends right in with more natural and expensive fabrics. After months of research and testing, TVF has chosen base fabrics that deliver pat- tern clarity, depth, and a handcrafted appeal that also feels good to the touch. This collection of fabrics offers high quality results in dye sublima- tion, UV printing, and more. Along with polyester, there is also a collec- tion of natural fiber fabrics available. For information, visit TVFinc.com. Industrial Direct-to-Garment Printer Epson, Long Beach, California, announces its first industrial direct-to-garment printer—the SureColor F3070. Designed to provide low total cost of owner- ship and reliability for exceptional performance and savings in high-production print shop environments, the SureColor F3070 is Epson's first direct-to-garment printer to leverage dual printhead technology and a bulk ink pack system, pro- viding remarkably low ink cost and minimized waste compared to Epson car- tridge systems. It touts all new automatic garment height adjustment and easy user maintenance features to increase production and reduce downtime for garment print shops creating custom apparel. Ideal for digitally printing cus- tom garments on variety of fabric types including cotton, linen, and rayon, the SureColor F3070 is designed to meet the increasing market demand for unique clothing. For Information, visit www.proimag- ing.epson.com. Ultra-Metallic Cast Vinyl FDC Graphic Films, Inc., South Bend, Indiana introduces a premium cast vinyl film, Lumina 3710, for use in general signage, RV and marine applica- tions, automotive aftermarket graphics, and striping. This series provides dynamic graphic accents due to its large metal flakes, high surface gloss, and exceptional color depth. The new 4-mil film is offered in nine colors with more on the way. Standard rolls are available in 15" to 60" widths. Lumina 3710 is also available in 12"x12" standard size sheets as part of FDC's sheeting program, which is ideal for craft and do-it-yourself projects. For information, visit www.fdcfilms.com and search "3710." Embellishment Library Color-Logic, West Chester, Ohio, announces that the Color-Logic library of Pattern-FX embellishments has been expanded to 80 dif- ferent designs, all of which are readily available to Color-Logic designers and licensed Color- Logic printers. Using Color-Logic Pattern-FX, even relatively unskilled designers and prepress operators can confidently execute complex designs and offer print customers an astounding array of pattern choices, according to the company. Color-Logic Pattern-FX can be used to create micro-emboss plates or intricate varnish layers, and can be combined to create print that truly outshines competition. All Color- Logic patterns come predefined as Metallic, Dimensional-FX, Watermark-FX, Watermark-FX Plus, Emboss and Varnish. For information, visit www.color-logic.com.

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