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Citi Signages



Trip to Printing Press

Trip to Printing Press



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    • Trip to Citi Signages – Printing Press
    • Introduction
      • Citi signages has one of the offices located in Mayapuri, Delhi
      • It had eco solvent printing, vinyl plotter and laser technology used for etching, cutting, carving. . etc for custom/ designer products
    • Printing process
      • Eco solvent Printing –
      • Poster for kurkure was being printed at 1440 dpi (dots per inch)
      • It’s a 6 colour printing process –Cyan, magenta, black, yellow, light cyan, light magenta
      • The poster was being printed in 2 parts – 52” width and the other part had 45” width. The length could vary
      • The two halves were then to be joined by industry adhesive this process is called “tiling”
      • General flex size is 4 ft, 5 ft, 6 ft till about 10 ft
      • Roadside banners are printed at 360 dpi – as they are at quite a distance from the viewers eye. Sometimes low quality ones are printed at 80 – 90 dpi
    • Vinyl Plotting
      • As the name suggests it used for cutting processes
      • Plots for name plate car stickers, house name plates. . etc
      • These files are raster files and cannot be used for etching or cutting purposes
    • Laser process
      • Laser Plotter/ machine
      • It can etch or carve or cut any object – wood, acrylic, metal depending on the requirement
      • The time taken depends on how deep and intricate is the pattern, thereby deciding the time limit
      • The costing depends on time taken by the laser
      • The laser bed was about 28 X 32 inches
      • These files are vector files as the laser can easily follow and fill a pattern
    • Types of Material used for printing
      • Mesh Vinyl – One way vision
      • Fabric
      • Reflective Vinyl
      • Banner
      • Translite
      • Matt canvas
      • Gloss clear
      • Matt clear
      • Gloss SAV
    • Vinyl plotting
      • Observed the process:
      • Name plotted on a sticker for cars, decorative purposes etc.
      Laser process
      • Observed the following:
      • Lettering on MDF on Laser bed
      • Boxes with unusual shapes and sizes with designs etched with laser – cigar box, Diwali gift box, others
      • Buddha statue made of acrylic layers cut and piled on vertically. The structure is displayed in Taman Gang in DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj.
      • Pen stands, paperweight, trays made by using this technique