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7 Faqs About A3 Printable Vinyl

2022-06-02 15:16:16

A3 Printable Vinyls (often just referred to as “Vinyl”) can be a fantastic way to add impact, drive sales and turn the heads of your customers. They're ideal for supporting your brand with effective advertising and can be used in many ways to draw attention to your business, product, or service. But if you install them incorrectly they can look awful and severely impact your customer experience - so it's vitally important that you take time to understand what's involved in their correct usage and application.

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What is A3 Printable Vinyl?

A3 Printable Vinyl is a premium quality self-adhesive vinyl that comes in sheets of A3 size. It is suitable for use with solvent and eco-solvent inkjet printers to produce full-color graphics on the front face. It has proven very popular with those wanting to print their own promotional stickers, labels, and decals.

Our A3 printable vinyl is available in white gloss or matte finishes.

A3 Sticker Paper Printable Vinyl - White Gloss

A3 Size: 297mm x 420mm (11.7in x 16.5in)

Our white glossy printable vinyl has a permanent adhesive backing and is suitable for indoor or outdoor use. It can be used to produce labels and stickers that will stick to most surfaces including metal, plastic, glass, paper, wood, and painted surfaces.

 

Features of A3 Printable Vinyl

The A3 Printable Vinyl is a special kind of vinyl. It consists of two parts: the carrier and the adhesive. The carrier is the flexible support, and the adhesive is the sticky part that sticks to any surface. This vinyl can be used for different purposes, including advertising, signage, decoration, etc.

This product has several benefits:

-Printable vinyl is waterproof and UV resistant;

-Sticker paper is much cheaper than other printing materials;

-It can be printed on both sides of the sheet (front and back), allowing you to create unique designs;

-It comes in many different colors and finishes, including gloss; matte; gold metallic; silver metallic; holographic; fluorescent whiteboard marker; glow in the dark neon; chrome metallic; glow in the dark green; translucent frosted clear; glow in the dark yellow ;

 

Where Can I Use A3 Printable Vinyl?

A3 Printable Vinyl is a high quality, thick and durable vinyl with a high gloss finish. It can be used for photorealistic display graphics, vehicle graphics, window stickers, and exhibition graphics.

A3 Printable Vinyl comes in four different finishes:

Gloss - A smooth high gloss surface that produces rich, vibrant colors and crisp detail. Recommended for indoor use.

Matt - A smooth matt surface that produces excellent printed color density. The finish has a slight texture which helps to reduce glare and fingerprints when handling the material. Recommended for indoor use.

Clear - A transparent printable vinyl with a permanent adhesive that is suitable for flat surfaces. The clear film means your printed design will show through the vinyl itself. Recommended for indoor use only.

White - A white opaque printable vinyl with a permanent adhesive that is suitable for flat surfaces. The white opaque film means your printed design will not show through the vinyl itself so this material is ideal for creating reverse graphics such as window graphics where you want the design to show on the inside of the window but not outside (the white side of this material should be facing outwards when applied to a glass surface).

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What Printers Can I Use for A3 Printable Vinyl?

There are plenty of printers that can handle printable vinyl, but in order to use the A3 size paper, your printer must be able to handle the larger width. Here are some suggestions:

Epson Artisan 1430 Wireless Wide-Format Color Inkjet Printer

Canon PIXMA Pro9000 Mark II Professional Inkjet Photo Printer

HP Photosmart 5520 e-All-in-One Printer

Brother MFC J6920DW Business Smart Inkjet All-in-One with NFC

 

What Ink Cartridges Are Needed for A3 Printable Vinyl?

In general, the biggest issue with A3 printable vinyl is the drying time of the ink. You want to ensure that you are using ink that is suitable for the type of vinyl you are printing on.

Here are a few printer manufacturers and their suggested links:

Epson: For printing on our printable vinyl we recommend Epson UltraChrome HDX or UltraChrome K3 inks.

Roland: Roland VersaWorks Dual supports Roland TrueVIS INK and Eco-Sol MAX 2 inks.

Mutoh: Mutoh’s Eco Ultra inks are specially formulated to deliver excellent outdoor durability, color reproduction, and performance on uncoated substrates and low-cost coated media.

 

What is the Best A3 Printable Vinyl?

The best A3 printable vinyl is made of a synthetic material known as polyvinyl chloride. A3 printable vinyl is one of the most popular materials used in making full-color decals and stickers. The inkjet PVC vinyl is a type of self-adhesive vinyl, commonly known as inkjet sticker paper.

The best inkjet printable vinyl is made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic film. The PVC film has synthetic resins that make it suitable for printing full-color images. The thickness of the film used to make the best inkjet printable vinyl can vary although most are reasonably thick to provide durability and longevity.

PVC films come in different grades, usually related to the thickness of the sheet. Thin sheets can be less than 0.1 mm thick while thicker sheets can be over 500 microns (0.5mm) thick. For example, standard 10 mil laminating sheets are about 250 microns thick (10 mils = 0.001 inches = 25 microns).

PVC films are typically opaque and have a smooth surface that is ideal for printing high-quality images.

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What is A3 Printable Vinyl Made Of?

A3 printable vinyl is an adhesive-backed paper, which is specially designed to be used with an inkjet printer. The paper has a removable backing, which is peeled off to reveal the adhesive side of the material. The printed side of the paper then comes into contact with your chosen surface and adheres to it after a few minutes of pressure.

The vinyl material is made up of a number of different layers. These include:

A release liner, allows the paper to be removed from the roll without sticking to itself.

The adhesive, permanently bonds to your chosen surface as soon as it is applied.

A gloss or matte laminate layer protects the printed image beneath it from fading and scratching.

If you want your advertisement to be different and eye-catchy, the use of vinyl print is a perfect solution for your needs. All you have to do is to find the best vinyl printing services provider in your area. There are many shops that offer A3 printable vinyl rolls, but before choosing one, it's better to read 7 Faqs about A3 printable vinyl.
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