Category Archives: Digital Printing

[Video] UltraBoard™ Plus PVC Foam Core Board Product Overview

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The most rigid foam core panel available, UltraBoard Plus features PVC facers making it moisture resistant, lightweight, warp resistant, and durable. An excellent alternative to cheaper, conventional materials like plywood. Advanced adhesives adhere foam core to facers, insuring a durable and permanent bond.   Thickness Size Color Cutting Compatibility Durability 1/4” 1/2” 3/4” 1” 1-1/2″ […]

[Video] UltraBoard™ White DP Foam Core Board Product Overview

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UltraBoard White DP (Digital Printing), is a lightweight structural panel of rigid polystyrene foam core faced on both sides by ultra white poly coated Kraft paper. Advanced adhesives bond core to facers forming permanent adhesion that insures durability. Polymer coated Kraft paper facers have been specially developed to provide an excellent surface for painting, silk […]

Printing United 2019 in Dallas, TX – Visit UltraBoard by Registering Here for Your Free VIP Pass

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PRINTING United is just around the corner! If you are planning to be in the Dallas area, please stop in and say hello to the UltraBoard team at booths #8260 & 8360. Use our promo code 83143 for a FREE expo pass!

[Video] UltraBoard™ Classic Foam Core Board Product Overview

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UltraBoard™ Classic Foam Core Board Product Overview UltraBoard Classic is the top-selling polystyrene faced foam core substrate in the USA. UltraBoard Classic consists of a polystyrene foam core board between two rigid sheets of polystyrene. Ideal for Painting, Screenprinting and Latex & UV Digital Inkjet Printing. Thickness Size Color Cutting Compatibility Durability 3/16” 1/2” 3/4” […]

How to Avoid Fingerprints On Signs by Maintaining Surface Energy

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Clean Sheets Avoiding fingerprints on signs begins with a clean substrate to guarantee ink adhesion. Whether you are printing with UV or latex inks, the surface of your substrate must be maintained from unboxing until the substrate passes underneath the printhead and ink is applied to the surface. Several factors are key in insuring that […]

Combating Static On Styrene Faced Sign Substrates

Combat Substrate Static with Styrene Faced Sign Making Materials

Signmakers Wage War On Substrate Static An ongoing war is waged daily between large format printers and substrate static electricity generated by styrene faced sign materials. We have witnessed battle scars ranging from edge overspray to ghosting lines in prints caused by static fields misdirecting ink droplets as they leave the printhead and travel to […]

UV Degradation and Yellowing Sign Substrates

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What is UV Degradation? UV degradation can be a primary factor in signs substrates yellowing over time. The simulation shown easily demonstrates how other styrene facers can quickly degrade and yellow simply from exposure to interior lighting. UV degradation occurs due to oxidation of polymers within the plastics that make up sign substrates. Substrate yellowing […]

New HP R Series Latex Printers – Excellent Results with UltraBoard Classic Foam Substrates

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What’s the latest buzz in the sign industry for sign shop owners? The new HP R Series of rigid and flexible substrate printers. Two latex printer models are available: HP Latex R1000 Plus Printer – 64 inch printable widths for rigid and flexible substrates HP Latex R2000 Plus Printer – 98 inch printable widths for rigid […]

Giving Locally | UltraBoard Donates Materials to Mary Mae Jones Elementary

Continually supporting our #community, #UltraBoard donated Classic styrene foam boards to #MMJElementary for use in their Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (#PBIS) program. UV printed UltraBoard was used for #signage of program Expectation Points throughout the school. Learn more at https://www.pbis.org #signcomnunity #signindustry #signs #signshop #signbusiness #signnews #ultraboards #thinklocal #WhereExcellenceLives

UltraBoard Classic and White DP- What’s the Difference?

UltraBoard Classic and White DP Comparison

Familiar with UltraBoard Classic for Digital Printing? Many sign makers are familiar with our premier foam board line UltraBoard Classic. Classic has been a sign industry staple for many years, and while Classic provides excellent durability for long-term installations, UltraBoard offers a complete line of digital printing foam core alternatives that may be more cost […]