want to print on pvc + acrylic sheet

  rsturbo 04:09 25 Apr 10

i want to be able to print on pvc plastic but also i need to print onto acrylic plastic sheets

the sheets will be about 5mm thick and the pvc will be same as thick paper (photo paper)

can anybody recommend a good printer for this

  mole44 06:32 25 Apr 10

have you thought of giving your local vinyl sign writer a call,just a thought.Have you tried googling your problem.

  rsturbo 04:57 28 Apr 10

i have but wish to do myself and yes i have, cant find what i'm looking for (except expensive £k) so have asked for advice - maybe somebody has seen something i have not. or have i misunderstood what this forum is about?

but i will take on board you sagacious assistance.

  jack 10:36 28 Apr 10

Such as Epson will serve for the PVC though you will have to seek advice from the printer maker Epson/Canon about ink suitability.
Bottom feed ptinter[HP] would have potential feed problems.

As for the 5mm Acrylic- if you think it will take a warm iron. think about 'Inkjet transfer media.
Primarily for fabrics- cotton T shirts- it may do the trick

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