(Quoted from Signs of the Times, Full article here.)
Flatbed UV printers captured the attention of many signmakers with their ability to print on a myriad of substrates with an ink set that seemed to dry instantaneously while also being fairly environmentally friendly. So why didn’t they catch on several years ago? For one, they tended to print very slowly and, worse, they were generally priced in the $200k range, putting them far out of reach for most shops.
Today, a wide variety of UV printers on the market can meet the needs of most sign companies. Flat-bed UV printers can be found for under $100k and roll-to-roll machines start around $50k, affordable for many medium-sized and larger operations.
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