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A Granthams Guide To Self-Adhesive Vinyl - Which To Use And Why

A Granthams Guide To Self-Adhesive Vinyl - Which To Use And Why

January 16, 2019 4 min read

Whatever technology you use to print - UV, solvent, or latex - the chances are that in your basket of products, self-adhesive vinyl will be high up on the media list.
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Flatbed vs rollfed UV printers

Flatbed vs rollfed UV printers

January 07, 2019 3 min read

In previous posts we’ve discussed such hot topics as solvent vs latex printers, and all in one print and cut against two separate machines.This post looks at flatbed and rollfed UV printers and which one is the right choice for your business ( and your wallet ). 

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UJF Cleaning Procedure for the Winter Shutdown

UJF Cleaning Procedure for the Winter Shutdown

December 13, 2018 2 min read

I’m going to run through the full cleaning procedure ready for the winter shutdown for the UJF series of Mimaki printers.

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Mimaki UCJV Winter Clean Shutdown

Mimaki UCJV Winter Clean Shutdown

December 13, 2018 3 min read

In this post, I’ll be running through the cleaning and winter shutdown procedure for the UCJV and this machine is the UCJV300. Its Mimaki’s newest UV rollfed printer with CMYK and two whites.
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A Quick Guide to Winter Shutdown for a Mimaki CJV

A Quick Guide to Winter Shutdown for a Mimaki CJV

December 10, 2018 3 min read

This post covers daily maintenance for the Mimaki JV and CJV range of printers. I’ll also run through the complete routine for the Christmas shutdown.
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A Granthams Guide To HP Latex Nozzle Checking

A Granthams Guide To HP Latex Nozzle Checking

October 25, 2018 3 min read

A HP Latex printer, because of its waterbased inkjet technology, tends to not be as susceptible to the printheads drying out as with solvent and UV machines. From time to time, things can happen...

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Clear Ink From Mimaki - A Clear Winner For Your Business?

Clear Ink From Mimaki - A Clear Winner For Your Business?

October 15, 2018 4 min read

There have been many innovations in inkjet technology over the years. From print and cut to the use of white ink, from throughput speed to image quality, digital inkjet, if you stop & think about it for a moment...

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Mimaki’s UJF Range - The Perfect Promotional Printer?

Mimaki’s UJF Range - The Perfect Promotional Printer?

October 15, 2018 3 min read

One of our previous posts looked at the large format JFX Mimaki range and how they are an ideal fit for a busy production environment. The JFX’s little cousin, the UJF, may just be the same excellent fit...

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A Granthams Guide To Mimaki Nozzle Checking & Head Cleaning

A Granthams Guide To Mimaki Nozzle Checking & Head Cleaning

October 05, 2018 2 min read

As part of a regular maintenance routine, its important to frequently run a test print to check the condition of the head and nozzles in your Mimaki solvent printer.

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The Granthams Guide To The Mimaki JFX Range

The Granthams Guide To The Mimaki JFX Range

October 03, 2018 5 min read

In our previous post we cast our eye over Mimaki’s range of solvent printers (here) and which roll fed option was right for your business. In this post its the turn of Mimaki’s UV curable machines. 
Will one of these flatbeds be the missing piece in your printer portfolio?
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9 Reasons Why A Flatbed Applicator Needs To Be On Your Print Room Shopping List

9 Reasons Why A Flatbed Applicator Needs To Be On Your Print Room Shopping List

August 23, 2018 4 min read

There are items of kit that every print company needs. A printer certainly comes in handy, a laminator, and perhaps a plotter for vinyl graphics. One more item that has become more popular is the application table or flatbed applicator.
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Print And Cut All-In-One Or Separate Machines? Your Q's Answered

Print And Cut All-In-One Or Separate Machines? Your Q's Answered

July 16, 2018 3 min read

We are often asked whether a combined print and cut machine or separate units is the best way forward. Earlier today in the office we had a discussion to come up with the reasons that might sway a decision one way or the other.
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