How to print white (colored) text on dark painted pedals?

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How to print white (colored) text on dark painted pedals?

Postby noirengineer » 22 May 2009, 23:05

Do i need to silk screen?
I've been using waterslide decal paper,
but perhaps it won't work -- since I need white colored
graphics and text on top of a dark colored painted enclosure.


Any ideas?


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Re: How to print white (colored) text on dark painted pedals?

Postby noirengineer » 23 May 2009, 06:25

ibodog2 wrote:I use a label maker that prints white type on a clear label. It is not fancy, but works well to label the knobs on dark colored pedals.


how does that work? :scratch:
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Re: How to print white (colored) text on dark painted pedals?

Postby soulsonic » 23 May 2009, 06:42

ALPS makes special printers that print white on decal stock.
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Re: How to print white (colored) text on dark painted pedals?

Postby steelplayer » 23 May 2009, 12:42

These guys have a relatively low cost system for producing decals with white text or background. A couple of people I know in the design field use it and report good results. I've been using their toner transfer paper for pcbs with decent results.

http://www.pulsarprofx.com/
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