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DIGITAL SOLUTIONS

 

Digital Solutions are methods of printing from a digital-based image to a variety of media.

 

ALG digital print methods include UV inkjet, solvent inkjet, water based inkjet,

thermal transfer imprint and direct thermal imprint.

 

Digital Solutions are typically the best value for short and medium run jobs, quick turnaround, small or large format, prototypes and variable data.  Our multiple digital print methods allow ALG

to print on a wide variety of substrates that are both rigid and flexible.

 

Digital Solutions provide products for most all applications including outdoor, UV environment, high heat, chemical exposure, high impact and many more.

 

SUBSTRATES

SOLVENT BASED INKJET

Flexible Substrates

ALG has multiple DIGITAL SOLVENT InkJet presses for short to medium runs,

with the ability to print on vinyl substrates up to 60" wide.

 

This printing process is perfect for producing high-resolution logo decals, safety decals, informational and variable data decals, and offers excellent outdoor durability.

UV INKJET

Flexible Substrates

Digital UV InkJet printing is for short to medium runs, printing on flexible substrates such as vinyl and polyester up to 60" wide and compares to traditional screen print solutions.

 

This process is excellent for logo decals, informational and variable data decals

and offers excellent outdoor durability.

UV INKJET

Rigid Substrates

ALG's DIGITAL UV InkJet press line is for short to medium runs, printing on rigid substrates up to 60" wide and 2" thick that compares to traditional screen print solutions.

 

This process is used for production of aluminum nameplates, serial plates, product overlays and safety decals, all offering excellent outdoor durability.

WATER BASED INKJET

Flexible Substrates

WATER BASED INK JET

 

ALG utilizes this digital printing process for low quantity production, prototyping, variable data, marketing samples and indoor application.  The primary base material is

a semi-gloss stock with a permanent adhesive.

VINYL PLOTTER CUTTING

 

ALG has multiple VINYL PLOTTERS that are fully automatic for low cost manufacturing of small and large production runs of ready-to-apply decals. These decals are kisscut to the liner, weeded and pre-masked for easy application to a wide

range of surfaces.

THERMAL TRANSFER PRINTING

Flexible Substrates

 

ALG has the capability of running THERMAL TRANSFER labels up to 6" wide on blank or preprinted flexographic materials such as paper, polyester, polypropylene and vinyl substrates.

Products can be produced with static information or variable data.

 

 

DIGITAL CUTTING, OPTICAL REGISTRATION

 KISS CUTTING, FULL CUT

  ALG offers a unique digital finishing solution for short run jobs, samples and prototypes that utilize optical registration for kiss and full cutting.

 

This digital solution requires no  cutting dies and less labor.  It provides tight tolerance cutting and

cost efficient finishing of small quantity production runs.

 ENGRAVING

ALG's digital finishing solutions offer the ability to engrave on rigid substrates

like aluminum and multi-layer plastic.

 

This process is excellent for serial plates, nameplates and placards.

 ROUTING

ALG's  Digital Finishing Solutions include ROUTING, which offers the ability to route rigid substrates like aluminum and multi-layered plastic.

 

Digitally routed products offer tight tolerances, smooth edges and consistency for short run jobs.  This process is excellent for serial plates, nameplates and placards.

SUBSTRATES

PROCESS MATERIAL DESCRIPTION THICKNESS
Solvent Inkjet Vinyl (PSA) Clear, Cool Matte White, Bright White, Reflective, Yellow, UL, Other Colors 3.5 - 6.0 mils
UV Inkjet Aluminum Brushed Silver, White 20.0 - 23.0 mils
Aluminum Foil Matte Silver 1.6 mils
Polycarbonate
(no adhesive)
Gloss/Gloss, Velvet/Gloss, Velvet/Matte, Satin/Matte 5.0 - 30.0 mils
Polyester (PSA) Clear, Bright Chrome, Silver Matte, Brushed Silver, White 1.5 - 20. mils
Polyester
(no adhesive)
Gloss/Gloss, Velvet/Gloss 5.0 - 30.0 mils
Polystyrene
(no adhesive)
Black, White 7.0 - 40.0 mils
Vinyl (PSA) Clear, Cool Matte White, Bright White, Glossy White, Yellow, Other Colors 2.0 - 6.0 mils
Vinyl, Reflective White, Other Colors 2.0 - 10.0
Thermal Transfer Polyester (PSA) Clear, Bright Silver, Silver Matte, Bright White 2.0 mils
Polymide (PSA) White 2.0 mils
Polypropylene (PSA) White 2.3 mils
Thermal Transfer Paper (PSA) Coated, Uncoated Various
Vinyl (PSA) Clear, White, Silver 2.0 - 3.5 mils
Laminations Adhesives Permanent, Removable, Repositionable .8 - 5.0 mils
Application Tapes Paper Medium Tack, Paper High Tack, Clear Film High Tack Various
Polyester
Over-Laminations
Clear, Matte, UV Inhibitors, Writable 1.0 mils

ALG Labels and Graphics is a custom manufacturer of pressure sensitive labels and decals celebrating over 50 years in business.  Our focus is delivering value to our customers with responsive service, quality products and low cost production.  Our mission is to make it easy for you to do business with ALG.

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