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August '22

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G R A P H I C S - P R O. C O M 2 0 2 2 A U G U S T G R A P H I C S P R O 5 7 "If we need to laminate, we don't need to unload a lamination machine. We cut the sheet off for what we need and apply it to one project," she says. "at's another time saver and material saver for us." e table is 5' × 11.5' — wide enough to allow for a 54" digi- tal print. "Our old table was a 4' × 8' plywood table and prints were always hanging off the sides. Now the whole print fits on the table. It is positioned in the middle of our production room with a laminator on one end of it." Signarama makes a lot of its signs on HDU materials. After they come out of the paint prep room, staff use the table to apply paint mask material, protective covering to put on the CNC router. "We used to do it by hand, too," she says. e worktable has an adjustable height feature that works great if employees are differ- ent heights. They can raise or lower the table to fit their own ergonomic needs. Employees also like that the table is illumi- nated, which "helps them weed on white vinyl because they can see the cut marks better. If they are doing an overlay on multiple colors, it helps you see through the substrate," Bent explains. "It definitely has contributed to the overall efficiency or productivity in the workplace." SIZE & SPACE Raum Divarco, general man- ager of CUTWOR X USA, maker of CWT flatbed applicator tables, says that ROLLSROLLER work- tables are very popular because they come in oversized versions. "We stop at 15 feet. ey have an inventor series and that one is custom built. For certain applica- tions, that one has its place in the top suppliers because nobody else goes that big," he says. "Our old table was a 4' x 8' plywood table and prints were always hanging off the sides," says Dawn Bent. "Now the whole print fits on the table. It is positioned in the middle of our production room with a laminator on one end of it." (Image courtesy Signarama Huntington Station) Dawn Bent and brother Mike Ziccardi co-own Signarama Huntington Station in New York. (Image courtesy Signarama Huntington Station)

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