Has anybody ever tried to print bumper stickers on a windmill? What type of vinyl stock and ink did you use, and was uv resistance an issue?
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Generally, vinyl is printed with a solvent based ink, so it “bites” into the vinyl.
I am not aware of any solvent based letterpress ink.
If it’s a short run, talk to a local sign shop.
If it’s a large run, then Stouse is online.
Van Son “Tough Tex” inks will cure on Vinyl bumper-sticker stock just fine. I have used this for printing on several plastic surfaces with success.
The Inks are quite resistant to UV, in the page I have linked below, they rate the various colors as to lightfastness. The higher the number, the more resistant:
Great! Thanks for the info! One more question, can you recommend a supplier for bumper sicker stock? Thanks again!
Oracal makes great vinyl for different applications. Go onto their site to find which product would suit your application and I believe there is alist of their vendors.