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Digital printing technology has improved rapidly, and as a result, it’s merged and diversified industries so that screen printers are now offering digital printing and sign shops are able to offer apparel. We saw this type of industry adaptation happen with the emergence of eco-solvent printers, and we can see it now with dye-sublimation printers.
What Can’t You Print On?
The flatbed printer revolution and what it means for your business. When discussing flatbed UV printing, the statement “what can’t you print on!” is probably more appropriate. With the right flatbed device, there are not many items you can’t directly print on. For sign shops and other design and print businesses, UV flatbed printing represents a massive increase in production capabilities.
Wet or Dry? The Need for Both Dental Milling Machines
Roland DGA recently announced the release of the DWX-4W, our company’s first wet-milling machine. It was added to the Roland family of dental milling devices in answer to our lab and dental users need for a wet-milling option to handle many of the new brands and materials such as IPS e.max®. The DWX-4W fills a gap in many dental restoration workflows, giving laboratories the added flexibility of milling glass ceramic, lithium disilicate and composite resin materials that are becoming increasingly popular in the industry due to their high translucency, increased flexural strength and hardness, and overall aesthetic value for inlay/onlays and other smile line restorations.
monoFab™ Interview Series – Part IV: From Inspiration to Reality
Interview with Rachel Hammer, 3D Product Manager for Roland DGA
monoFab™ Interview Series – Part III: State of the Industry
Interview with Masahiro Tomioka, President of Roland DG
monoFab™ Interview Series – Part II: From Concept to Reality
Interview with Keigo Okusa, Roland DG manager of 3D product development
monoFab™ Interview Series – Part I: Two tools in concert with purpose and form
Interview with product designer Hiroshi Yasutomi
$2-Million-A-Year with a Roland SOLJET.
What do you get when you cross a Roland SOLJET with a businessman passionate about printing wall decals? A $2-million-a-year business on the rise. That’s the story of WallMonkeys CEO Jason Weisenthal, who transformed his home basement into a lean, mean, decal-printing machine in just under five years.
Making the Grade: Our DWX Mills Now Qualify for 3M ESPE’s New Nano Porcelain/Ceramic Material
We recently announced that our DWX-50 and DWX-4 dental mills have been qualified by 3M ESPE for the company’s Lava Ultimate Restorative nano porcelain/ceramic material.
VersaUV Technology Earns an A+ from Top Packaging Schools
In a retail environment flooded with competing advertising messages, how does one package cut through the clutter?