What Makes Wide Format Printers Unique?

What Makes Wide Format Printers Unique?

The other name of large format printers is wide format printers. The printing machines are computer-controlled.  The print roll used here is width 18″ and 100″. The wide format printers easy support the print roll of this width.

The grand format or super wide format printers have the capacity of 100″.  The banners, posters, trade show graphics, wallpaper, murals, and the backlit film is easily printed by wide format printer.

These printers are also used for making large format artwork or signage. The signage such as vehicle image wraps, electronic circuit schematics, architectural drawings, construction plans, backdrops for theatrical and media sets are printed by such printers.

A variant of inkjet and toner-based technology is used by wide format printer for producing a printed image. Such a method of printing is considered economical.

Through wide format printers roll of print, media printing can be done. Wide format printers are further categorized based on the ink transfer process.


A solvent is used as ink.  Printing machines make use of petroleum by-product like acetone as ink. The eco-solvent contains glycol ether esters or glycol esters. The ink usually takes time while drying. The print produces are waterproof.

UV roll to roll printer is popularly used for printing purpose.

Plotter head printing CMYK test on white paper. Large digital inkjet machine work.

The solvent can make a print on uncoated vinyl.  The prints can be taken on rigid substrates like Painted/Coated Metal, Foam Board and PVC  

Dye sublimation

In order to take out continuous-tone prints that have a photographic quality, the special print media collaborates with ink.


The use of UV-curable inks is done in inkjet printers. The prints produce with the use of UV-curable inks are waterproof, embossed and vibrant.  Media material is used in printing. One of the best media is Polymers. Have a peek at this site to know about wide format printers.

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