LexJet Reviews: Custom Holiday Applications

We’ve got something special for this edition of LexJet Reviews: Custom Holiday Applications. We looked at some of the products our amazing customers use every year to create personalized gifts for their clients and loved ones. In each segment, C.J. Forker shares a few of the most popular products to help you add an extra special personal touch to this year’s holidays.

From canvas wraps to wrapping paper, check out our top great gift-giving products for the holidays or any time of year:

HP Satin Wrapping Paper – This versatile heavy-duty satin paper is great for creating custom wrapping paper for birthdays, company gifts, and of course, the holidays. Giving a special gift wrapped in family memories is one way to liven up any special occasion. It is also great as a poster paper that reduces smudging. HP Satin Wrapping Paper is compatible with latex, aqueous, and PageWide printers.

Sunset Select Matte Canvas – The ultimate canvas for family photos, interior décor, and wall murals, it offers a matte finish and a smooth Oxford 2 over 1 weave. The bright white finish means photos will have vibrant, consistent colors with just a hint of texture. Sunset Select Satin Canvas is compatible with both dye and pigment aqueous inks.

Sunset Production Satin Canvas SUV – This 100% polyester canvas works well with all latex, eco-solvent, solvent, and UV-curable printers, and offers a beautiful Oxford 2 over 1 weave. it doesn’t require coating, which makes it a one-step, economical solution for high-production canvas applications including high-volume art, display, and décor solutions. It is priced more competitively than poly-cotton blend canvas products on the market.

Sunset Cold Press Textured Bright White 300g and Sunset Hot Press Smooth Bright White 300g –Two of the newest additions to the Sunset family, the Hot Press has a smooth, matte, bright white finish while the Cold Press offers a subtle texture that adds depth to photographs and fine art. The bright colors and deep, rich blacks make these sturdy 300g papers perfect for fine art, high-end décor, and holiday and greeting cards. They are 100% cotton rag and acid-free, which means your images will have a long print life when using aqueous inks.

Now that you’ve seen what these products can do, let us help you with your custom holiday applications. Visit our LexJet Reviews library to see more products in action.

If you want more information on any of our products, give us a call at 800-453-9538 or visit LexJet.com.

Instant Savings on the Marabu StarLam 1600R Liquid Laminator

If you’ve been looking to add a Marabu StarLam Liquid Laminator to your print shop, now’s the perfect time to buy: you can instantly save $1,000 through Dec. 31 on a StarLam 1600R.

This laminator is for print facilities looking to increase speed and consistency in liquid coating applications. It can handle a variety of substrates up to 64-inches wide, as well as various coatings, such as Marabu ClearShield for the StarLam or ClearShield Select for StarLam.

The StarLam can coat printed substrates for many applications, such as banners, canvas prints, vehicle graphics, wallcoverings, trade shows, and more. Because the StarLam includes a heater and roll-to-roll design, the prints are ready to go with a finished, consistent layer of coating that offers the benefits of film lamination at a budget-friendly cost. Watch the video below to learn how to start up and run the Starlam 1600R.

Applying liquid laminate using the StarLam is designed to be a one-person process, speeding up workflow for high-production shops. Plus, the clean-up time is less than 10 minutes, eliminating the need to spend extra time cleaning rollers and pails. Click HERE to check out the two-part video series on how to start and run, as well as shut down and clean the StarLam.

If you are interested in learning how to incorporate the StarLam Liquid Laminator in your operation, give us a call at 800-453-9538 or visit LexJet.com.

 

Step up Your Sidewalk Graphics with Jessup SideWalk and Save

While things aren’t quite back to the way they once were, some activities are resuming as long as people continue to follow social distancing guidelines. It seems that many businesses are also bringing more activities outside, which means an increased need for durable, anti-slip graphics that will adhere to highly textured substrates like concrete and asphalt. A product like Jessup SideWalk.

Compatible with latex, solvent, and UV-curable printers, this 3-mil polyolefin film has a grit texture – which is rated as non-slip by ASTM – and a permanent acrylic adhesive. This one-step solution is perfect for promotional and event graphics on textured and imperfect surfaces including stairs, brick walls, and streets. It’s durable enough to handle heavy pedestrian traffic for everything from weekend festivals to long-term wayfinding applications.

With exterior floor graphics still in high demand, we have some great news: save 30% on every order of SideWalk through Dec. 31, 2020.

 

HP Latex Print & Cut Tips with Timothy Mitchell

Whether you’ve been using an older legacy latex or are looking to expand your product offering by purchasing a latex printer for the first time, join us Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. ET, and watch live as HP Latex Applications Architect Timothy Mitchell presents the HP Latex Print & Cut Academy.

Timothy will show you how you can deliver more high-quality applications same-day, in widths up to 64 inches, all while keeping costs low. HP production printers and water-based HP Latex Inks ensure rich blacks and glossy results—and all prints emerge dry, odor-free, and ready to use.

See why print service providers rave about HP Latex technology and how you can save up to 50% of your time by doubling the speed*. Provide your clients with quick turnarounds, while also offering a broad range of applications such as stickers, customized clothing, or window graphics.

From floor graphics and vehicle graphics to social barriers and outdoor displays, HP Latex solutions provide an extensive range of applications to diversify your portfolio and push your productivity to a whole new level.

When you attend, you will save $1,800 on an HP Latex 315 Print & Cut Bundle, $2,800 on an HP Latex 335 Print & Cut Bundle; or save $4,000 on an HP Latex 570.

Sign up online or call one of our printer specialists at 800-453-9538 for additional information.

*Based on HP internal testing February 2017 comparing the HP Latex 300 Printer series Print and Cut solution with a solvent-technology-based integrated print and cut solution at a comparable cost.

Learn Life Hacks for the Printmaker with Pete Wright

This month, Canon’s Pete Wright discusses “Life Hacks for the Printmaker” and how you can get the most out of your Canon PRO-Series printer.

Tune in Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. ET, as Canon technical specialist and award-winning photographer Pete Wright takes you through the tips, tricks, and benefits of the imagePROGRAF PRO-Series family.

All attendees are eligible to receive 5% – up to $599 – off MSRP as well as 0% financing through Canon. Partner your webinar discount with Canon’s mail-in rebates for total savings of up to $1599*. If you are considering the new 12-color PRO-2100, PRO-4100, or PRO-6100 or the new 8-color PRO-4100S or PRO-6100S, register for our live event.

Afterward, if you are still unsure about which printer is right for you, Pete will be there to answer your questions.

The Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-Series printers include breakthrough technology for professionals who demand perfection. Canon sets the bar by delivering rich, detailed, brilliant colors in 24-, 44-, and 60- inch widths.

The product line includes models for professional photography and fine art, production signage, infographics and posters, technical documents, and general use markets.

Sign up online or call one of our printer specialists at 800-453-9538 for additional information.

*Webinar promotion can only be combined with monthly instant rebate. Not valid with any other promotions or programs.

Pete Wright Discusses why Printing Professionals Prefer Canon imagePROGRAF Printers

Canon offers state-of-the-art large-format printing solutions designed with exceptional speed, flexibility, and quality. The product line includes models for professional photography and fine art, production signage, infographics and posters, technical documents, and general use markets.

Tune in Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. ET, as Canon technical specialist and award-winning photographer Pete Wright takes you through the features and benefits of the imagePROGRAF PRO-Series family.

All attendees are eligible to receive 5% – up to $599 – off MSRP as well as 0% financing through Canon. Partner your webinar discount with Canon’s instant rebates for total savings of up to $1599*. If you are considering the new 12-color PRO-2100, PRO-4100, or PRO-6100 or the new 8-color PRO-4100S or PRO-6100S, register for our live event.

Afterward, if you are still unsure about which printer is right for you, Pete will be there to answer your questions.

The Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-Series printers include breakthrough technology for professionals who demand perfection. Canon sets the bar by delivering rich, detailed, brilliant colors for graphics in 24-, 44-, and 60- inch widths.

Sign up online or call one of our printer specialists at 800-453-9538 for additional information.

*Webinar promotion can only be combined with monthly instant rebate. Not valid with any other promotions or programs.