What is large format printing
Large format printer, as supposed to digital printers, uses rolls of paper for printing and is available in many widths and lengths. It can produce many type of prints, including posters, vinyl adhesives and banners, using a variety of textured papers.
Benefits of large format
The benefits of large format printing services is that it uses a water based ink that is environmentally friendly. Also, there are no harmful fumes that are released into the atmosphere. They produce a very durable product that can be used for outdoor products and banners. This gives you a more, higher quality print. Large format printing services are also versatile; large, beautifully printed signs and banners are a way to deliver your message to consumers.
What you can expect from Captain
Inkjet printers, that print up to 72-inch wide and over a 100-feet long.
Vibrantly enhanced colours print beautifully on Vinyl, Backlit, Canvas and Gloss/Matte paper.
Mounting or Lamination (gloss or matte) for the extra touch.
Applications include Retractable banner, White Coroplast, ¼” White or Black Foam Board and Plaque Mounting.
For your next trade show print your banners at Captain; we won’t disappoint!
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Frequently Asked Questions
Usually, the turnaround time depends on the poster and whether or not it is full color and the size of the print area. If it is full colour, the drying period takes longer. Another factor in turn around time is the type of stock being used and the size of the poster; in both cases, it may take longer to dry. The time frame we usually give is about anywhere from a couple of hours to a day.
The printing sizes we offer for paper is a width of 52 inches wide by 100 feet long. For banners maximum width is 70 inches by 100 feet long. If the poster or banner is bigger, the appropriate size stock will be ordered. Generally, the maximum printing area available is 72”.
The material that we have for mounting is foam core which most people use for presentations. Then we have Coroplast which is mainly used for outdoor signage that relators usually use. Another option is Sintra which is very sturdy and is for long periods of use.